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Make The Best of Google Drive with These 5 Add-ons

June 23, 2016
Below is a collection of five good Add-ons to help you make the best of your Google Drive. Some of the things you can do with these add-ons include: Easily save web content (images, videos, audio, documents, HTML5) to your Google Drive; quickly create a Google doc, form, spreadsheet, or presentation with a single click;  use a browser button to easily access, search, open, or delete documents in your Drive; view and edit Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint files -- without needing Office installed on your computer; and sync and back up anything from Dropbox, Box Evernote and several other cloud services right to your Google Drive.

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1- Save to Google Drive

‘This extension allow you to save web content directly to Google Drive through a browser action or context menu. You can save documents, images, and HTML5 audio and video all by right clicking and selecting 'Save to Google Drive'. You can save the currently viewed page using the 'Save to Google Drive' browser action. The directory location and format of saved HTML pages can be controlled with the extension's options page (Choice of Entire image (default), Visible image, Raw HTML, MHTML, or Google Doc). You can automatically convert Microsoft Office files or comma separated files to Google Docs format.’

2- Google Drive Quick Create

‘A simple extension to make it quicker to create new Google documents, forms, spreadsheets, presentations and drawings.Supports multiple Google accounts through the options as well as shortcuts to custom templates.’

3- Checker Plus for Google Drive

Quickly browse your Google Drive files without opening a webpage and get notifications of modifications to your shared documents. Features provided include: browse, open, search or delete your files and documents right from a browser button (without waiting for Google Drive's page to open), get desktop notifications when any of your files/documents are modified or updated by a shared user and many more’.

4- Office Editing for Docs, Sheets & Slides

‘View and edit Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint files -- without needing Office installed on your computer. Once the extension is installed, Office files that you drag into Chrome, open in Gmail, Google Drive, and more, will be opened in Docs, Sheets, and Slides for viewing and editing.’

5- ExtensionSync Google Drive

‘With this browser extension you can sync, backup and integrate anything from your Dropbox, Salesforce, SharePoint, Google Gmail, Evernote, Box, OneDrive, Egnyte, or Basecamp account with Google Drive. Your sync setup can be done directly from your Google Drive™ interface with no complicated downloads.’