As one of the main players in the cloud service game, Google Drive has continuously developed features that would make its usability easier for its clients. However, extensive support for basic files like images and audio is still underdeveloped. Thus, in order to attain the fullest of its potential, users might still have to install a few add-ons for Chrome, and this article lists the 3 basic extensions every Google Drive and Chrome user must explore and have.
If you\’re the type who is fond of picking up stuff lying around the corners of the internet, then the Google Drive and Chrome extension “Save to Google Drive” will definitely come in handy. After addition to Chrome, this add-on will provide a context menu upon right click. You can save web pages, images, music, etc. to your Drive along with the option of changing the storage location and name of the downloaded file.
Do you store music in your Google Drive? And do you want to play them some time? Well, if Google Music is not an option for, DriveTunes is. It is an extension that works hand in hand with Chrome and Drive in order to stream your audio files. It supports mp3 and m4a files and have basic features for most cloud-based players. You can qeue, search, repeat, and play songs randomly. And of course the best thing is, it is completely free!
P.S. For digital audiophiles: the coder promised that the next update or version would allow FLAC streaming.
Pixlr Editor, a Chrome and Drive add-on, is an extremely useful and efficient app for photo manipulation. It has basic features for editing images like red-eye removal, drawing and cloning tools, text addition, etc. Users are definitely satisfied with its performance, thus making it one of the highly rated applications in the store.
Even though Google\’s cloud service still needs some fine-tuning, these apps certainly increase productivity of the drive and will make your Chrome experience a much better one.