Version Management of non-Google Drive Files

As with the original version of Google Drive, Google have now implemented the means to manage versions for non-Google formatted files in the new Google Drive. To access this ability, right-click on a non-Google file in your file list (here a Microsoft Word .docx file), or click on it and select More Actions on the toolbar, and select Manage versions:

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This opens a dialog showing a list of the current and older versions of the file, as well as when they were uploaded and by whom.

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By clicking on the right hand column icon for each version, you can perform some further actions; delete a version of the file, download a version to your local storage, or permanently save an old version.

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Of course, there’s no need to manage versions for files in Google formats.