It’s possible to share files on Google drive so that they can be viewed, but not download. Follow the steps below.
- Click on the file you want to prevent downloading of then click the share icon.
- Click the option ‘Advanced’.
- Check the option ‘Disable options to download, print, and copy for commenters and viewers.
- Click ‘Save changes’.
Now when someone tries to download the file they will instead see this message: