Google Drive’s Supported File Formats and Upload Limits

Quick and easy-to-follow guide for Google Drive users

Google Drive’s supported file formats

  • You can upload and use almost any type of file to Google Drive, including video, audio, .pdf, and other commonly used files.

Google Drive upload limits

  • You can only upload up to 750GB per day.
  • A single file can be up to 5 TB in size
  • Google Drive can only scan files under 100 MB for viruses.

Google-type file limits

Google-type files don’t take up any storage, making them very effective as you can essentially have endless documents. They have the following conversion limits:

  • Google Docs: Up to 1.02 million characters. A text document can be up to 50 MB to convert to Google Docs format.
  • Google Sheets: Up to 5 million cells or 18,278 columns for Excel and other spreadsheets created in or converted to Google Sheets.
  • Google Slides: Up to 100 MB for PowerPoint or other presentations converted to Google Slides.
  • Google Sites (new): Up to 15 million characters per page, 40 million characters per site, 15,000 images per site, and up to 10,000 pages.

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