Backup Your SMART Amp Data

  • Published: Thursday, May 16, 2019

We received the information below from SMART.

Google is continuing the deprecation of the web infrastructure upon which SMART amp is built. As of September 30, 2019, you will no longer be able to open or export .ws (workspace) files from Google drive. To avoid losing any content, you can export SMART amp .ws files to a .wst (workspace template) file format.

To find and convert the .ws files you wish to keep:

  1. Within your Google Drive, determine which .ws files you want to keep. To easily search for .ws files, use the links below:
    • To search only for .ws files you’ve created, click here
    • To search for all .ws files including those shared with you, click here
  2. Open the .ws files you wish to keep with SMART amp and a template (.wst) of your .ws file will automatically download.
  3. Store your .wst file on your computer, or upload it back to Google Drive for future use as a collaborative workspace activity in SMART Learning Suite Online. Learn more

Note: .wst (workspace template) files are not effected by the deprecation. You can safely leave your .wst files in Google Drive, and you will be able to download them or use them in SMART Learning Suite Online at any time.