Google Drive was supposed to save photos and video, but the company decided to abandon that feature.
In a post to its website, Google Drive CEO Sundar Pichai said that the company is planning to release a version of the software that will allow users to save all the photos and documents they’ve ever owned.
That could be a huge boon for people who need to get rid of their old files but want to get the best of Google Drive for future use.
The company said it will also work on a version that will provide a similar functionality for the storage of media files that users can access in other Google services, including Gmail.
Pichampay said the new version will also include a new feature called “preserve the context,” which will let users create a backup of a file they want to preserve.
Pichai also said the company plans to create an “add-on for Chrome” that will add a new button to the Chrome browser that lets users “save, edit, and delete” files.
That adds a layer of protection to the Google Drive app, Pichalko said, because the new feature will only work if the user is signed into Google’s Chrome web browser.
Google Drive, which was founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin in 2010, now operates in more than 140 countries and has more than 500 million users.
Google said it plans to add support for other apps as well.