Access your Drive files with Google File Stream

With Google Drive File Stream, you can access all all of your Google My Drive and Team Drive files directly from your computer without having to open a browser. You can also select files to make available for offline use for when you don’t have an internet connection.

When you install Drive File Stream on your computer, it creates a drive in Windows Explorer named Google Drive File Stream. All of your My Drive and Team Drive files will appear there. You can transfer files between your computer and Drive or browse and organize your Drive files right in Windows Explorer.

The File Stream app also allows you to open files directly within applications like Microsoft Word. When you click File > Open, just browse to the Google File Stream Drive to locate your file.

If you used the old Google Drive Desktop App, you may have received a notification that it would no longer work after May 12, 2018. Google File Stream is a recommended replacement for the Google Drive Desktop App. Another option …

How to Edit Your WebEx Recordings

You can control the start and end times of a WebEx Meeting recording before sharing it with others. This is a nice option when you want to cut out unwanted chit chat, noise or even dead air at the beginning or end of your meeting. But for more extensive editing such as adding a title slide or editing content in the middle of the webinar, you can convert a WebEx recording to MP4 and then use video editing software (e.g. to edit, create a new recording and share it on YouTube. Instructions for both options are below.

Control the Start/End Times of a Recording

  1. Log into
  2. Click Meeting Center
  3. Click My Recorded Meetings in the left navigation. 
  4. Find the recording you want to trim. Tip: play the recording before editing to write down the start and end times you want.
  5. Click the three dots on the far right side and select Modify
  6. Under the Playback Control, select the Partial Playback option. Note: your edits do not actually delete any content. It just controls the start/end time of your recording. 
  7. Enter the Start and End times you prefer
  8. Tip: Notice the Panel Display Options in this section. You can control which panels can be displayed during playback. 
  9. Click Save 

Editing a WebEx Recording

  1. Follow the instructions to download and convert your WebEx recording to MP4 format
  2. Edit your video in or another video editing program. Learn more about WeVideo.
  3. Share it on YouTube
Questions and comments are always welcome!