Downloading from Google Docs in Office document formats

The video above demostrates how files created in Google Docs can be dowloaded and accessed in their equivalent Office formats. These can then be edited via the apropiate desktop application, or used for submitting assignments. If you do  edit files its worth remembering that you may want to upload any changes back to google drive. The recomended file types to use are:

  • Document – Microsoft Word (.docx)
  • Presentation – Microsoft Powerpoint (.pptx)
  • Spreadsheet – Microsoft Excel (.xlsx)
  • Drawing –  JPEG / PNG for Images or PDF for Documents. (these cannot be edited)

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