Commenting, chat, and real-time editing
Work in a single document with teammates or people outside your company. See edits as others type, communicate through built-in chat, and ask questions by including comments.
Works with all popular file types
Import your documents to make them instantly editable, including Microsoft® Word and PDF files. Export your work in .docx, .pdf, .odt, .rtf, .txt, or .html format.
Unlimited revision history
Track changes made to your documents and undo anything you choose. Previous versions are kept indefinitely and they don't count toward your storage.
Work across devices, with or without Internet access
Create, edit, and share docs from your iPhone, iPad, or Android devices. Use Chrome for Mac or PC to work in Docs even when you’re offline.
Easy-to-manage sharing controls
You decide who gets access to your documents and folders. Grant individuals or groups the right to edit, view, or just add comments.
Do more with third party add-ons
Research topics, define words, and insert citations right in Docs. With integrated add-ons, you can extend Docs' functionality with advanced formatting, mail merge, and more.
Top questions about Docs
Does Google Docs work offline?
Yes. This feature is available within a Chrome browser. If you haven't already, give Chrome a try — it's free and easy to install.
Can I share Google Docs files externally?
Yes, you can change the settings of each document to grant anyone you choose editor, viewer, or commenter access.
Can I convert my existing docs into Google Docs?
Yes, you can convert many different file types into Google Docs format. The original file will remain intact.