How to Access Google Drive and Microsoft Office files together
Google Drive is an amazing cloud storage which is freely available. Some other similar best online storage places include Microsoft's One drive and Dropbox. Many other such as Box, Apple iCloud, Copy, Cubby, HiDrive, SpiderOak, Syncplicity are there as well. But when it comes to formatting and editing none other than Microsoft's Office can do a better job. 

There is a plugin called as 'Google Drive plug-in for Microsoft Office' which allows a user to access Ms-Office files through Google Drive and also can integrate some of the Google Drive's features into Office program. Available only for windows this plugin works great saving office documents to G-Drive without losing any formatting. 

Get Plugin here

Accept Google's terms and install. Install driveforoffice.exe from the bottom of your browser or go to download folder and find it. Login to your Google account when asked and follow on-screen instructions. Using this plugin you can open Office documents stored on Drive and also can upload your files to Google Drive. 

Warnings and Limitations - 

1. If two people open the same document, the last user changes will be saved to online storage.

2. You can also use multiple accounts and manage through Settings option.

3. If you want to open an office file through G-Drive, you need to ensure 

to open them through a respective program such as Word, Excel etc., if not Drive will create a new copy and open in Drive online editing formats and the changes will not be saved on office formats.

Related : Combine Cloud Storage Services With Single Login

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