If Google Drive is your primary means for storing and sharing files on the go, then you might want to enhance its features. Of course, Google Drive is feature rich to meet most of your requirements, but sometimes you may want to depend on some other services, for example, the built-in file converter supports only a limited number of files. Here is how to integrate a file converter that supports a wide range of file types into Google Drive.
DriveConverter is Chrome extension that integrate a file conversion option to Google Drive. This web app supports a wide range of file types such as document, PDF, images, spreadsheet, and audio files and lets you convert from one format to another.
Using this app is quite simple, just like any G Drive add-on, after sign in to your Google Drive account, right-click on the file that you want to convert. Click “Open With”, select “Drive Converter” and then choose what file type you want the file converted to.
Driveconverter supports the conversion of the following filetypes:
Documents: From: docx, doc, txt, rtf
To: pdf, xml, rtf, doc, docx, html, txt
Spreadsheets: From xlx, xlsx
To: pdf, csv, txt, html, xlsx
Images: From: png, jpg, gif, bitmap, tiff
To: png, jpg, gif, bitmap, tiff
Audio: From: mp3, mp4, m4a, flac, wav, ogg
To: mp3, mp4, m4a, flac, wav, ogg
What is great with DriveConverter is that as it is flawlessly integrate with Google Drive, it is an easier way to convert files right from Google Drive, especially if you’re working away from your main computer.
You can install the extension for Chrome Web Store (via)