Files you can store in Google Drive

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File sizes

The following are the maximum file sizes you can store in Google Drive:

Documents

  • Up to 1.02 million characters.
  • If you convert a text document to Google Docs format, it can be up to 50 MB.

Spreadsheets

  • Up to 5 million cells or 18,278 columns (column ZZZ) for spreadsheets that are created in or converted to Google Sheets.
  • Up to 5 million cells or 18,278 columns for spreadsheets imported from Microsoft Excel. The limits are the same for Excel and CSV imports.
    • If any one cell has more than 50,000 characters, that single cell will not be uploaded.

Presentations

  • Up to 100 MB for presentations converted to Google Slides.

Google Sites (new)

  • Up to 8,000,000 characters per page.
  • Up to 15,000,000 characters per site.
  • Up to 2,000 pages per site.
  • Up to 15,000 images per site.

All other files 

  • Up to 5 TB.

Supported file types

Any file type can be stored in Drive. These are the most common file types you can preview in Google Drive:

General files

  • Archive files (.ZIP, .RAR, tar, gzip)
  • Audio formats (MP3, MPEG, WAV, .ogg, .opus)
  • Image files (.JPEG, .PNG, .GIF, .BMP, .TIFF, .SVG)
  • Markup/Code (.CSS, .HTML, .PHP, .C, .CPP, .H, .HPP, .JS, .java, .py)
  • Text files (.TXT)
  • Video files (WebM, .MPEG4, .3GPP, .MOV, .AVI, .MPEGPS, .WMV, .FLV, .ogg)

Adobe files

  • Autodesk AutoCad (.DXF)
  • Illustrator (.AI)
  • Photoshop (.PSD)
  • Portable Document Format (.PDF)
  • PostScript (.EPS, .PS)
  • Scalable Vector Graphics (.SVG)
  • Tagged Image File Format (.TIFF) - best with RGB .TIFF images
  • TrueType (.TTF)

Microsoft files

  • Excel (.XLS and .XLSX)
  • PowerPoint (.PPT and .PPTX)
  • Word (.DOC and .DOCX)
  • XML Paper Specification (.XPS)
  • Password-protected Microsoft Office files

Apple files

  • Editor files (.key, .numbers)
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