A Google Takeout Archive is created, downloaded and can be taken with you easily. Our friends in Franklin have created a great synopsis of Google Takeout in this tutorial:
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Once you have exported your data, you are emailed a notification that your archive is ready for downloads. This archive is downloaded as a zip file. When the zip file is opened, you will find a folder that contains organized folders by the content service type. This process is not only easy but a great way to archive valuable data.