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New Syncdocs Google Drive sync version released

We are happy to announce Syncdocs 6.731. It is a minor update.

List of changes and improvements in 6.731:

– Integration to the latest Google Drive API interface, for smoother syncing.
– Optimizations to memory usage.
– Option to set another main folder to sync in the portable (USB) mode via -OwnSyncPath switch.

List of changes and improvements in 6.723:

– Ability to sync to Google Drive as a Windows Service.
– Improved handling of auto update errors
– Easier Google Drive Linux install under Wine

How to Update
The upgrade is free and will happen automatically. The old Syncdocs version should ask if you want to update automatically in the next few days.

To update now, right click on the Syncdocs taskbar icon, go to Preferences -> Advanced -> “Check for Updates”.

You can also download the new version and install it over the old one.
http://www.syncdocs.com/download-syncdocs

The 64 bit and portable (USB memory stick) versions are also updated to version 6.731 and can also be downloaded from http://www.syncdocs.com/download-syncdocs

Collaborate between Office 2013 and Google Apps

Using the new Microsoft Office 2013 (Office version 15) you can easily save documents to your web SkyDrive account. You can share this online document with other Office 2013 users. However, to share to the widest number of friends possible, it’s best not to force them to use a specific product.

If you have Syncdocs installed, you can easily collaborate between Office 2013 and Google Docs, in real-time. You can also collaborate between the older Office 2003, 2007 and 2010 versions using Google Docs. This is useful if your collaborators don’t all use the same product.

Here’s how to setup online collaboration using Word 2013 and Google Docs:

First install the latest free version of Syncdocs.

Then create a document in Word 2013, here we’ve just used the welcome document. Then simply save it to your Syncdocs synced folder on your desktop.

In Google Docs you can edit or share the file.

Any changes you make online are automatically synced back into your MS Word in real-time.

And Word 2013 changes are synced up to Google Docs.

This way you can easily share and collaborate on the web using any version of Office from the last 10 years and Google Docs.