Before today, printing a document from an Android device involved many complicated steps of having to transfer the file to a computer because printing right from your device was almost impossible. In what it promises to make ‘printing from Android easier than ever before’, Google has released a new app that is specifically designed to address such a problem.
The new Google Cloud Print application was made available on Google Store this afternoon and like almost every other app on Google Play by the company, it is available for free download. By the time of publishing this post, the app had received 150 ratings averaging at 4.8 stars.
According to Google, the new app features technology that will connect your printer to the web meaning that once connected to, the printer will be available for you to use wherever you are. Users can now be able to link their home or work printers and use whichever they choose to print almost anything that can be printed ranging from text from the web and Google Drive documents to images and pdf files. Google Cloud Print works with Android phones and tablets, Chrome devices and PCs as well as any other devices connected to the web that a user wants to print from. Simply put, Google Cloud Print makes it possible for you to print anything even if you are not physically present where the printer is.
This app is a big deal, and those people who have tried the many different ways possible to print something off their phones or tablet will understand just how convenient it is. Although there are currently a number of apps that promise a service similar to these, most have downsides that significantly hinder their effectiveness and this official Google app is a savior to many.
The app description on Play Store says that this app enables users to print from any compatible Android device to a printer connected to Google Cloud Print, share documents and pictures from other apps on Cloud Print and track print job status right from the Android device.
You can give Google Cloud Print a try for free on Play Store by clicking here