Gmail attachments to Docs is a free Chrome extension to save Gmail attachments to Google Docs without downloading the attachments.
Update: (July 16, 2013) The extension is no more available in Chrome Web Store. Check out a similar extension, Kloudless.
Downloading and uploading attachments in Gmail can sometimes get very slow and irritating. Mostly for offices and businesses where downloading heavy attachments could mean waiting forever.
Now with the help of this Chrome extension, Gmail attachments to docs, you can save Gmail attachments directly to Google Docs. You can do this right from your mail, no need to go anywhere or download the attachment to the computer.
Here is how to save Gmail attachments to Google Docs:
You should have the Google Chrome browser installed on your system to use Gmail Attachments to Docs.
Step 1: Download the Chrome Add-on Gmail Attachments to Docs, and install in your Chrome browser.
Step 2: After installation, login to your Gmail account and open a email with attachment. Now you will find a “Save to Docs” option between the “view and download” option.
Step 3: Now Click on the “Save to Docs” option to save that attachment directly to your Google Docs. Once the upload is complete, a new tab will open telling you your file has been saved to Google Docs.
That’s it, you are done. Now you can save any and all mail attachments directly to Google Docs in just 3 simple steps.
Just install this Chrome extension Gmail Attachments to Doc today on your PC to save Gmail attachments to Google Docs and make your work easier.