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Google Docs

4.6
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Developed by Google Inc. within its Google Drive service, Google Docs is a word processor with which you can write, edit and create impactful, meaningful and persuasive documents. This app can be used as the web application for Google Chrome, Apple Safari web browsers and also as a mobile app available on both iOS and Android operating systems.

Users can write and edit files online when collaborating with others in real-time with Google Docs. Meanwhile, it tracks the revision history of users by presenting editing changes. Serving as a collaborative tool, Google Docs can be opened, edited and shared by many users simultaneously. And users can see the one-by-one changes when someone is editing. Plus, the Google's servers will save the revision changes automatically.

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App Details

Google Docs
  • PriceFree
  • Category Productivity
  • Version1.20.162.07.40
  • SourceAcquire from our original servers
  • DeveloperGoogle LLC
  • System
  • Package Namecom.google.android.apps.docs.editors.docs
  • Rating
    4.6
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May 26, 2022: Multiple Text Selections Feature

Google Docs launched a very convenient feature easier than the format painter: the ability to select multiple sections of text at once, and apply actions such as delete, copy to all selections.

This will save users from a lot of busywork and improve the working efficiency. 

Here’s how to use it:

· Select the first bit of text you would normally use

· Press either the Command or Control key

· Keep holding it down and select the other bits of text you want

· Let go and change whatever formatting bits you want using the toolbar

This new feature will be available to everybody’s accounts over the next 15 days.

April 7, 2022: Emoji reaction

Google Docs is getting support for emoji reactions that allow users to add a comment to documents in a much easier way. Users will be able to respond to text with a simple symbol, including thumbs up or fire emoji, to express their opinions about document content.

March 17, 2022: Email draft collaboration

Google Docs is rolling out a new feature that allows users to draft emails in Docs and export them to Gmail with a click, making it easier for users to collaborate on an email draft. To access the new feature, users can simply enter “@email” in a Google Doc, and then an email template with familiar email fields like To, Cc, Subject, and the body will appear in the Docs. Participants in the Doc can collaborate on the message body as a normal document, including posting comments and suggestions. When it’s ready to send, users can click the Gmail icon on the left to send the draft to Gmail.

February 18, 2022: Auto-generate summaries & Pageless documents

With the aim of making users‘ workflow more intelligent and interactive, Google Docs is rolling out several new features, including a new pageless format and the option to add an AI-generated summary to documents. The new Pageless documents feature allows users to see their documents “re-flow” automatically based on the size of the screen or device, while AI-generated document summaries enables Google Docs to auto-generate summaries of documents using AI technology to find the main points that appear in the left rail.

Features of Google Docs

Editing

With each user distinguished by color, it allows users to see the additions added to the document.

Launched in September 2016, the function of "explore" enables users to search results based on the information in the document.

Similar to the "commenting access", the "Suggested edits" allows users to accept or reject the suggestions for edit come up with by participants.

Users need to use the Google Chrome web browser if they want to view and edit documents offline.

Files

For Google Docs, multiple formats like .doc, .docx, .dot, .html, .rtf and more else can be viewed and converted.

Google Docs also has its own limits. It allows users edit up to 1.02 million characters regardless of the font size. Meanwhile, Files which are no more than 50 MB can be converted to .gdoc Docs format.

Pros

Designed visually elegant, Google Docs is a free online office app which is accessible for users from web browsers and portable devices. Moreover, users can easily track the changes made by collaborators.

Cons

Google Docs performs less powerful than some desktop-based suites since it requires installation of a browser plug-in for Chrome when editing offline.

Bottom Line

Google Docs has the best balance of power and speed when it comes to online office apps. It also runs faster to load and save in the test though it lacks some features offered by Microsoft Office 365.

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