Google has added the ability to preview additional files within Google Docs. Among the list of new file types is Apple Pages.¬†What does this mean? Well, it means that you’re able to have somebody send an Apple Pages file, upload it to Google Docs and view it, even if you’re on a non-Apple device.

Once you upload the file you’ll be able to see a preview of the document including colors, images, font-sizes, tables, charts, and even shapes.

The images are not as crisp as the originals, as shown below, but it does get the job done regardless. The first screenshot is the original, while the second screenshot is from Google Docs.

Once you upload the Pages file to Google Docs, you can’t edit the file, just view it, so keep that in mind.

This is a great way to allow somebody who does not have Pages to view a Pages file without having to convert it to a PDF first.

Article Via macstories

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