8 free Chrome extensions that enhance Google Drive

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If you regularly use Google Drive through the Chrome browser or Chrome OS, here’s a selection of extensions that enhance the features of Google’s cloud storage service. All of these are free and we have tested all of them.

1. AwesomeDrive

If you use Microsoft Office, and store your Microsoft Office documents on Google Drive, then AwesomeDrive is a must. Once installed in Chrome, you can then open an Office document from Google Drive and it will load in the Microsoft Office application (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) on your computer. After you edit and save the document in Office, the new version will be saved back to your Google Drive. Thus, AwesomeDrive eliminates having to manually download your Office documents from Google Drive, and uploading them again after you’ve worked on them in Microsoft Office.

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