Google is retiring the Drive desktop app. Here's what you'll have to do to get the replacements, Backup and Sync and Drive File Stream.
The new feature for Google Drive is called "Backup and Sync." It's an app for Mac and Windows that backs up files and photos. This new app replaces the old Google Photos uploader and can do a lot more.
Google currently has separate desktop clients to back up to Google Drive and Photos. With the upcoming Backup and Sync for Mac, the company is replacing the Drive client with a new app that features better integration. more…
Google's new Backup and Sync app for Mac and PC can back up any files or photos on your desktop. It replaces the existing Google Photos desktop uploader and Drive app for Mac/PC.
The new Google Backup and Sync files is the aptly named application that will essentially replace parts of the Google Drive desktop apps for Mac and PC.