So you know why Dropbox is so popular and is widely used by masses out there? It’s the flexibilities offered by the lots of apps, which can mould Dropbox to use as the way you want it to be. Here’s for a good read, how to get the most out of Dropbox. Recently Google launched Google Drive, a competitor to Dropbox and today we are here to describe how you can get the most out of Google Drive.
Not to mention, Google Drive offers a bunch of inbuilt features including in-depth search, 5 GB of free storage space and extended storage space at much cheaper rates than Dropbox, provisions to play huge number of file formats, offline access, deleted file restoration and much more. But, here are some Google Apps offered by Google Web Store to further extend the quality and functionality of Google Drive.
Google Drive Related Google Apps To Further Enhance Google Drive
There are bunch of Google Apps using which you can extend the functionality of Google Drive. So, here goes the list, which will give you one more reason to love Google Drive. Just make sure you are an avid user of Google Chrome Web Browser to use these Google Drive related Apps.
Google Drive allows users to play lots of video file extensions, but with this mere extension(Google App), you can edit videos with Google Drive too. Not to mention, it can edit High Definition videos too. You have to grant one time access through Google Account to use the service. Though, you can edit video content via the YouTube video editor, but this specially accounts for Google Drive, from where you can share your edited videos too. Do give it a try.
This Google App is just an extension which will redirect you to the famous Pixlr image editor website. But now using it, you can play, edit your images stored in Google Drive storage too. It’s just the collaboration which works here, rest the Pixlr editor to edit images is same. Not to mention, Pixlr can be considered as online Photoshop alternative. Another similar mention is Aviary for Google Drive.
Another worth mentioning tool is for people working out there, creating sitemaps, flow charts, network diagrams and more. Lucidchart allows users to open such file types right within from Google Drive account. After completion, you can export your diagrams in numerous file formats including PNG, JPG, PDF and more.
If you are considering Google Drive as your only place to store all your documents and other document based files, then DocuSign is a must have Google App for you, as using this, you can add signature to your documents stored on Google Drive, yeah directly. Must have extension if you want to protect all your documents and want to embark your signature on it. You can add your customized signatures to the file. It’s easy, have a look. Another similar Google Apps is RightSignature.
SlideRocket is for the one who likes to create and edit Powerpoint slides online. Now with collaboration with Google Drive, users can edit their Powerpoint slides stored on Google Drive. It’s a full blown Google Apps which allows users to add audio, video files to there Powerpoint slides and more. Using that you can conduct HD meetings, can share your Powerpoint slides with a single click. Nice tool.
HelloFax is another great service which allows users to send and receive Fax without having to follow any tantrums to setup Fax Machines and other lengthy procedures which are required to setup Fax on a Computer System. Users can directly send and receive Fax using the HelloFax service. All fax are first sent to their servers, from where they are turned to the Emails addresses provided by users. Must try for the easy approach to setup Fax on a computer system.
If you are a reader, like to carry all your good reads with you. Then store them on Google Drive and access them through 8readers, a Google Drive app which offers flexible features to enjoy e-books on the go. Although, Google Drive can open huge number of file formats, but with 8readers you can enjoy some more, and an added advantage is that it can convert one e-book formats to another. I really like the User Interface and the clutter free UI which 8readers offers to read book via Google Drive.
If you into architectural drawings which requires Auto-CAD and other tools to work around. Here AutoCAD WS is a nice alternative for you which allows you to open, edit DWG drawings right from the drawings you’ve shared on Google Drive. Plus, real-time collaboration allows users to work and edit the same drawing, which offers real-time changes too. Google Maps integration allows users to judge the real-time implementation of their architectural drawings.
So these are some Google Drive related Google Apps using which users to can get the most out of Google Drive. Do let us know which Google Apps is your favourite and would like to use it for everyday care.