List of Google products

Categories Technology0 Comments
This list of Google products includes all major desktop, mobile and online products released or acquired by Google Inc. This list also includes prior products, that have been merged, discarded or renamed.

List of Google products

Also Read: Over 101 Google Products And Services You Probably Don’t Know

Web-based products

Search tools

  • Google search – web search engine, which is Google’s core product. It was the company’s first creation, coming out of beta on September 21, 1999, and remains their most popular and famous service. It receives 100 billion search queries per month and is the most used search engine on the Internet. Google also offers regional search by its regional level domains. It has 189 different regional domains. (see List of Google domains)
  • Encrypted Search – In May 2010 Google rolled out SSL-encrypted web search.[1] The encrypted search can be accessed at 
  • Accessible Search – search engine for the blind and visually impaired. It prioritizes usable and accessible web sites in the search results, so users incur minimal distractions when browsing.
  • Author Rank – The idea that an online author can have topical authority within Google Search Results.
  • Google Alerts – email notification service, which sends alerts based on chosen search terms, whenever there are new results. Alerts include web results, Groups results news, and video.
  • Blog search – weblog search engine, with a continuously-updated search index. Results include all blogs, not just those published through Blogger. Results can be viewed and filtered by date.
  • Google Books (was Print) – search engine for the full text of printed books. Google scans and stores in its digital database. The content that is displayed depends on the arrangement with the publishers, ranging from short extracts to entire books.
  • Google Custom Search – allows a user to create a customized search experience for his/her own website. Renamed from Google Co-op, which in turn replaced Google Free Search.
  • Directory – navigation directory, specifically for Chinese users.
  • Experimental Search – options for testing new interfaces whilst searching with Google, including Timeline views and keyboard shortcuts.
  • Google Finance – searchable US business news, opinion, and financial data. Features include company-specific pages, blog search, interactive charts, executives information, discussion groups and a portfolio.
  • Google Groups – web and email discussion service and Usenet archive. Users can join a group, make a group, publish posts, track their favorite topics, write a set of group web pages up datable by members and share group files. In January, 2007, version 3 of Google Groups was released. New features include the ability to create customised pages and share files.
  • Google Hotel Finder – Provides searches similar to other Online Travel Agencies (Travel website) that searchers can search for check-in and check-out dates.
  • Google Image Search – image search engine, with results based on the filename of the image, the link text pointing to the image and text adjacent to the image. You can also make a search by uploading a picture from your computer.When searching, a thumbnail of each matching image is displayed.
  • Language Tools – Collection of linguistic applications, including one that allows users to translate text or web pages from one language to another, and another that allows searching in web pages located in a specific country or written in a specific language.
  • Life Search (Google China) – Search engine tailored towards everyday needs, such as train times, recipes and housing.
  • Movies – specialised search engine that obtains show times of films near a user-entered location and provides reviews of films compiled from several different websites.
  • Google News – automated news compilation service and search engine for news. There are versions of the aggregator for more than 20 languages. While the selection of news stories is fully automated, the sites included are selected by human editors.
  • Google News archive – feature within Google News, that allows users to browse articles from over 200 years ago.
  • Google Patent Search – search engine to search through millions of patents, each result with its own page, including drawings, claims and citations.
  • Google Scholar – search engine for the full text of scholarly literature across an array of publishing formats and scholarly fields. Today, the index includes virtually all peer-reviewed journals available online.
  • Google Shopping (was Google Product Search and Froogle): price engine that searches online stores, including auctions, for products. Beginning in Fall of 2012, it will become a fully commercial product, only indexing paid listings.
  • Suggest – auto-completion in search results while typing to give popular searches.
  • Google Video – video search engine and online store for clips internally submitted by companies and the general public. Google’s main video partnerships include agreements with CBSNHL and the NBA. Also searches videos posted on YouTube, Metacafe, Daily Motion, and other popular video hosting sites. Google Video will no longer host video content after August 20, 2012
  • Voice Local Search – non-premium phone service for searching and contacting local businesses
  • Web History (was Google Search History, Personalized Search) – web page tracking, which records Google searches, Web pages, images, videos, music and more. It also includes Bookmarks, search trends and item recommendations. Google released Search History in April 2005, when it began to record browsing history, later expanding and renaming the service to Web History in April 2007.
  • Knowledge Graph – a knowledge base used to enhance search results with semantic information gathered from several sources.
  • Google Trader – a free online classifieds service that allows people to post or find jobs and buy or sell goods and services. Currently available in GhanaKenyaUganda,Thailand and Nigeria
  • Zagat – a source of consumer survey-based information for restaurants and other leisure activities.

Advertising services

  • AdMob – Mobile advertising network.
  • Google AdSense – Offers a contextual advertising solution to web publishers, and delivers text-based Google AdWords ads that are relevant to site content pages.
  • Google Ad Planner
  • Google AdWords – advertise with Google AdWords ads in the Sponsored Links section next to search results to boost website traffic and sales.
  • Adwords Express – Local online advertising made easy
  • Google Certification Program – Google AdWords partner certification program, providing AdWords qualifications to agencies that pass exams and other criteria. Replaced Google Advertising Professionals in April 2010.
  • DoubleClick – ad management and ad serving technology foundation for buyers, creators and sellers of digital media.
  • DoubleClick for Publishers by Google – Set of tools for driving direct sales revenue and maximizing yield on non-guaranteed inventory.
  • Google Grants – in-kind donation program awarding free AdWords advertising to select charitable organizations.
  • Google Think Insights
  • Wildfire by Google – Social media marketing software.

Communication and publishing tools

  • Google Cultural Institute
  • Google Art Project
  • Feed Burner – news feed management services, including feed traffic analysis and advertising facilities.
  • Google Keep – Note Keeping (Like Evernote)
  • Google 3D Warehouse – online service that hosts 3D models of existing objects, locations (including buildings) and vehicles created in Google Sketch Up by the aforementioned application’s users. The models can be downloaded into Google Sketch-up by other users or Google Earth.
  • Google Apps – service for businesses, enterprise and education providing independently customizable versions of several Google products under a custom domain name. Features included are GmailGoogle CalendarGoogle DocsGoogle SitesGoogle ContactsGoogle VideoGoogle GroupsGoogle Buzz, G Talk, Google MapsGoogle MarsGoogle Moon, and Google Earth.
  • Blogger – weblog publishing tool. Users can create custom, hosted blogs with features such as photo publishing, comments, group blogs, blogger profiles and mobile-based posting with little technical knowledge.
  • Google Bookmarks – free online bookmark storage service, available to Google Account holders launched on October 10, 2005.
  • – personalized shopping experience that let users find and discover fashion goods. was launched in November 2010, and consolidated with Google Product Search on October 14, 2011.
  • Google Business Solutions – collection of services offered by Google specifically directed at webmasters and businesses. Products included are FeedburnerGoogle AdWordsGoogle AdSenseGoogle Analytics, Google Enterprise Search solutions, Google AppsGoogle CheckoutGoogle Local Business Center, Google Merchant Center,Google Trusted StoresPostini, Google Webmaster Central, Google Ad Manager, Google Maps and Earth Solutions, Google Website Optimizer and Google Site Search.
  • Google Calendar – free online calendar, includes Gmail integration, calendar sharing, and a “quick add” function that allows inserting events using natural language input. It is similar to those offered by Yahoo! and Windows Live.
  • Google Docs – document, spreadsheet, drawing and presentation application, with document collaboration and publishing capabilities.
  • Google Drive – an online backup service and storage space. This service is connected with Google Docs.
  • Google Hangouts – an instant messaging and video chat platform launched on May 15, 2013, serving as an unified replacement for Google Talk, Google+ Messenger, and Hangouts, the video chat system present within Google+.
  • Google Helpouts – Hangout-based live video chat with experts.
  • Gmail (also termed Google Mail) – free Webmail IMAP and POP email service provided by Google, known for its abundant storage, intuitive search-based interface and elasticity. It was first released in an invitation-only form on April 1, 2004. Mobile access and Google Talk integration is also featured.
  • – URL shortener for both Google and non-Google websites.
  • Google+ – Google’s social networking service.
  • Orkut – Social networking service, where users can list their personal and professional information, create relationships amongst friends and join communities of mutual interest. In November 2006, Google opened Orkut registration to everyone, instead of being invitation only.
  • Panoramio – Photos of the world.
  • Picasa Web Albums – Online photo sharing, with integration with the main Picasa program.
  • Google profile – allows controlling how users appear and present themselves on Google products, to other Google users, and tell others a bit more about who they are.
  • Questions and Answers (Arabic, Chinese, Russian, Thai) – Community-driven knowledge market website. Launched on June 26, 2007 that allows users to ask and answer questions posed by other users.
  • Google Sites (was Jotspot) – Website creation tool for private or public groups, for both personal and corporate use.
  • SMS Channels (Google India only) – Launched September 2008, allows users to create and subscribe to channels over SMS. Channels can be based on RSS feeds.
  • Speak To Tweet – telephone service created in collaboration with Twitter and SayNow allowing users to phone a specific number and leave a voicemail; a tweet is automatically posted on Twitter with a link to the voice message stored on Google’s SayNow.
  • Google Voice (United States only) – known as “GrandCentral” before 2009-03-11, Google Voice is a free voice communication system. GVoice provides a phone number, but is not a last mile provider (unlike POTS, which does provide the last mile connection). It includes a follow-me service that lets users forward their Google voice phone number to simultaneously ring up to 6 other phone numbers. It also features a unified voice mail service, SMS and free outgoing calls via Google’s “click2call” and 3rd party dialers.
  • Google Fonts – interactive directory of free hosted web font-API’s.
  • YouTube – free video sharing Web site which lets users upload, view, and share video clips. In October 2006, Google, Inc., announced that it had reached a deal to acquire the company for $1.65 billion USD in Google stock. The deal closed on 13 November 2006.(Hughes.K)
  • Google Ventures – Google Ventures is a radically different kind of venture-capital fund.
  • Google Classroom – Google Classroom is a content management system for schools that aids in distribution and grading of assignments and providing in-class communication

Leave a Reply