Save To G. Drive is a free Firefox Add-on that is used to save online files directly to your Google Drive so that you can access them from anywhere. You can save online files (which can be downloaded) to Google Drive using right-click context menu. It provides an option of ‘Save to Drive’ on right-click context menu which you can use to save an online file (such as a zip file, sample document file, audio / video file etc.). The selected file will be saved to ‘My Drive’ with name Save To G. Drive File.
It’s a very simple add-on that lets you store important files to Drive which you can download later to your PC. There are few shortcomings present with this add-on. It is not able to save online images or web pages, neither you can select web links to save. Although it provides same option to save these stuff but it saves them in coding form which is of no use for users. So Save To G. Drive is useful only if you need to save online files that can be downloaded.
How To Work With Save To G. Drive Add-on To Save Online Files directly to Google Drive?
This add-on doesn’t require any restart of Firefox. So, after installing it to your Firefox browser, you can use it immediately. Whenever you want to save an online file, simply right-click on its download link and you will find an option of Save to Drive as visible in below screenshot:
Immediately after clicking that option, it will provide a new webpage where you will find Save button with Google Drive icon. Sign in to your desired Gmail account (if not logged in) for saving that specific file and hit the Save button.
After this, you will see a small pop up window where you need to tap on Save button and then it will download and save your selected item on My Drive of your Google Drive.
Whole process is very simple and takes only a few seconds to save online files to Google Drive.
Note: If you will save a zip file to Google Drive then it will replace original file extension as *. Drive File. In that case, you need to change it back to the original extension in order to use original files stored in that zip file.
Some Key Features Present In Save To G. Drive Firefox Add-on:
- It is helpful to quickly save online files to Google Drive so that you can later on access them from anywhere or can download to PC.
- It is very easy to use extension. Few clicks are needed to store files.
- No browser restart is required.
- Free of cost available for Firefox.
For Chrome users, we have reviewed a similar extension for Google Chrome that provides facility to save web pages and images: Save To Google Drive.
Save to G. Drive is a very simple add-on which is quite helpful to save online files directly to Google Drive. But it needs improvements as there is no option available to save web pages, images, or links. Try this add-on yourself and check out whether it is beneficial enough for you or not.