Google Docs is a great service in the cloud is something that is beyond any doubt, the truth is that long ago I use to manage my personal documents when I was no owning a PC (that I can access from any location) and also is ideal for working collaboratively. Another thing I like is that is always in constant motion, is a service that Google always is adding new features to it (like Priority Documents, support for audio and playlists, Videos or version history) and which now adds support for 12 new file formats.
Until now, Google Docs could handle only Word files, PDFs and PowerPoint presentations, plus audio and video files, now something that Google docs expands supporting:
- Microsoft Excel (. XLS and. XLSX)
- Microsoft format PowerPoint 2007 / 2010 (. PPTX)
- Apple Pages (. PAGES)
- Adobe Illustrator (. AI) and Adobe Photoshop (. PSD)
- Autodesk AutoCAD files (. DXF)
- Scalable Vector Graphics (. SVG)
- PostScript (. EPS,. PS)
- TrueType (. TTF)
- XML Paper Specification (. XPS)
Seeing these 12 new formats, I must admit that Google Docs has taken a big leap because, with this extension will allow access to practically any format, from any location from where we can access the Internet (and that to with our Google account.) Personally, AutoCad support for Illustrator and I think a great match by Google.
Moreover, since these new formats incorporated into Google Docs, In Gmail, these types of attachments will now show a View link, and clicking on this link will bring up the Google Docs Viewer.
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