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Score 8.5 out of 100

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Score 8.9 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Abstract

Our design department is indeed very happy with Abstract to solve their issues with regard to versioning and collaboration, etc. The admin side of the program is not that great. It's easy and simple, however, it would be nice to limit access more easily and maybe even link Abstract with our directory. The flexibility for accessing the work designers do can't be beaten!
Christopher Fritz | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Drive

Google Drive is perfect for team projects and as a cloud if you want to access your files from any computer or device. You do have to make sure to sign in to your account to access if the device you're on doesn't have the app downloaded to it. I wouldn't suggest using Google Drive if you're not on one of your main devices (i.e. on a public computer).
Mandy Cramer | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

Abstract
7.5
Google Drive
Workflow Automation
Abstract
7.5
Google Drive
Mobile Access
Abstract
7.0
Google Drive
Search
Abstract
8.0
Google Drive

Communication

Abstract
8.7
Google Drive
Chat
Abstract
10.0
Google Drive
Notifications
Abstract
9.3
Google Drive
Discussions
Abstract
8.0
Google Drive
Internal knowledgebase
Abstract
7.5
Google Drive

File Sharing & Management

Abstract
7.9
Google Drive
9.1
Versioning
Abstract
10.0
Google Drive
9.0
Document collaboration
Abstract
8.3
Google Drive
9.6
Access control
Abstract
8.0
Google Drive
9.1
Advanced security features
Abstract
4.0
Google Drive
Device sync
Abstract
9.0
Google Drive
9.4
Video files
Abstract
Google Drive
8.5
Audio files
Abstract
Google Drive
8.7
File search
Abstract
Google Drive
9.2

Cloud Storage Security & Administration

Abstract
Google Drive
8.9
User and role management
Abstract
Google Drive
9.0
File organization
Abstract
Google Drive
9.0
Device management
Abstract
Google Drive
8.7

Cloud Storage Platform

Abstract
Google Drive
9.2
Performance
Abstract
Google Drive
9.4
Reliability
Abstract
Google Drive
9.5
Storage Reports
Abstract
Google Drive
8.8

Pros

Abstract

  • Branch management for design files.
  • Good collaborative features like comments and sharing.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Drive

  • Google Drive allows you to upload files in different types of formats
  • This software offers a large storage space and its developers work continuously in order to expand it even more
  • I can access my information from any platform (smartphone, tablet, laptop or desktop computer)
Roberto Farfan | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Abstract

  • Frequent bugs between Abstract and Sketch.
  • Takes a lot of processing power and battery.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Drive

  • There is a big problem when you share a document within a group of people and that is that anyone who have accces to the document can erase without any warning to the other members of the group, this can be very dangerous if you have problems in your teamwork and someone wants to sabotage the job.
  • Google Drive unlike gmail and another apps has no opportunity to use without internet connection, that means that you do not have the opportunity to work or consult a document if your internet connection it is down or it is unstable.
  • Google Drive only offers a limited number of free gygabytes of storage, if you manage big files like music or videos you can have some trouble because if you do not want to pay for the premium version, you have to constantly erase your files every time you need to put new ones on the app.
Cesar A Siso L | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Abstract

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Google Drive

Google Drive 9.8
Based on 5 answers
For its compatibility, easiness, quick responses, user interface, storage capacity, files management and file listings. These are some of the reasons for giving higher ratings and Google Drive has become an integral part of my professional life. We use this software on daily basis and most of the time saving lot of time.
Sumant Luhar | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Abstract

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Google Drive

Google Drive 9.5
Based on 33 answers
While I might feel like the phone is too small to use to create content, they have done a great job in creating a UI / UX that doesn't prohibit you from creating that content on your phone. On a full blown desktop they have done a great job in creating a suite of office tools that can compete with Microsofts' Office suite. While saying that I do think it's fair to point out that Excel will still knock the socks off of a Google Sheet, due to the fact that it's running in a browser.
Jacob Carlisle | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

Abstract

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Google Drive

Google Drive 9.4
Based on 8 answers
Its surprising features always amaze me and make me use Google Drive. There is one [benefit] that is more of a neat feature than a benefit, but it’s still worth mentioning. Google Drive’s image recognition technology can easily recognize the content of my pictures. For instance, if I have visited a famous landmark on a recent vacation and upload my photo in front of it, the picture comes up when one searches for that landmark using Google Drive’s search.
Mayur Shewale | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Abstract

Abstract 7.8
Based on 4 answers
Customer support seems to be fast at responding. We haven't had issues yet at least
Christopher Fritz | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Drive

Google Drive 8.7
Based on 80 answers
It takes a few days for customer support to get back to you. Although, I have not had to use support too often. Once you get an email back, they are very thorough and work hard to fix the problem quickly. It is a really great resource and a great way to get the help you need if you're stuck. A phone call also works quickly but you have to call during specific times.
Kaya Gabriella | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Abstract

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Google Drive

Google Drive 8.0
Based on 6 answers
It's an extremely easy software to implement, once you sign up for a google account you automatically have access to google drive with a set amount of storage space. The business or Google Suite accounts have more storage space than a regular free account, but setting up and accessing google drive is very easy in both cases
Elizabeth Sullivan-Hasson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Abstract

There are very few tools that compete with Abstract right now. I would say none of them are even close to this yet.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Drive

Having the ability to create, edit, and collaborate in a real time environment is hands down what set Google Drive above all the competitors for my business. I have stored files in Box, Dropbox, OneDrive, Copy, and even MediaFire. Once I was set on Google Drive, I increased my storage plan and migrated all files into one source and it has been so efficient!
James McQuillin | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Abstract

  • Saves time on file management
  • Keeps old, archived work
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Drive

  • I would definitely say Google drive has been crucial for many of the businesses I’ve been a part of. There’s no other collaboration system that works quite as well or is as easy to learn and use as Google drive. Plus, it helps that Google is an empire when it comes to platforms such as this; it makes syncing a breeze.
Sierra Freeman | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Abstract

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Abstract Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Google Drive

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Google Drive Editions & Modules

Edition
Basic$6.001
Business$12.001
EnterpriseContact Vendor for Quote1
  1. per month
Additional Pricing Details
Discounts are available for students, educators, and non profit organizations.

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Abstract
8.7
Google Drive
9.2

Likelihood to Renew

Abstract
Google Drive
9.8

Usability

Abstract
Google Drive
9.5

Performance

Abstract
Google Drive
9.4

Support Rating

Abstract
7.8
Google Drive
8.7

Implementation Rating

Abstract
Google Drive
8.0

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