Google has been building its own Apple’s Air Drop like file-sharing system. Formerly known as Nearby Sharing and now it will be named Nearby Share.
Previously since the launch of android 10 many rumors and leaks have been surfaced over the internet regarding this feature. However, what arouses users curiosity is that this new feature may offer Cross-Platform sharing. According to sources, this Nearby Share will not only restricted to sharing between android but will also be available for other platforms like Windows, mac OS and ios via Google Chrome.
In April, Chrome carryout (draft of a change that developers want to make in Chrome OS) through flags to initiate Nearby Sharing activity was uncover. Later, one more commit reveals the availability of this new service for other platforms like mac OS, Windows and Linux etc.
Advancing further, a Twitter user and a Chromebook fanatic confirmed in a recent tweet that Nearby Share feature appears in Chrome OS settings.
Choosing the cross-platform data sharing and not restricting it to the only android devices is a much pensive move and it will help the users using other platforms to transfer files quickly.
This update has not yet been official by the Google, we will give you update when this will be made publicly.