AwesomeDrive for Google Drive

AwesomeDrive for Google Drive

Make your Drive experience Awesome!

  • AwesomeDrive for Google Drive
  • AwesomeDrive for Google Drive
What is AwesomeDrive for Google Drive?
AwesomeDrive for Google Drive is a Chrome extension that makes working with Microsoft Office files in Google Drive seamless. With this extension, users can create new Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint files directly from the Google Drive NEW menu, without the need for manual downloads or uploads. The extension is compatible with Microsoft Office 2010, 2013 or 2016 on Windows and Microsoft Office 2011 or 2016 on macOS. In combination with the Universal File Opener extension, users can open any file type with local software and get rid of the 32MB file size limitation.
Users: 50,000+
Rating: 4.14 (97)
Version: 8.3 (Last updated: 2024-05-16)
Creation date: 2019-10-01
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
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  • declarativeContent
  • storage
Size: 210.94K
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✨ AwesomeDrive™ brings Microsoft Office™ to your Google Drive™

★ Creates new Microsoft Office files from the Google Drive NEW menu ★ No need to manually download your Microsoft Office files nor to upload them after editing ★ Just one click to open and edit your Microsoft Office files ★ Works with Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint


✓ Windows with Microsoft Office 2010, 2013 or 2016 or macOS with Microsoft Office 2011 or 2016

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User reviews
User reviews summary
These summaries are automatically generated weekly using AI based on recent user reviews. Chrome Web Store does not verify user reviews, so some user reviews may be inaccurate, spammy, or outdated.
  • Great for opening and editing Google Drive documents with Microsoft Office
  • Automatically saves changes to Google Drive
  • Effective for those preferring MS Office over Google Sheets
  • Recent updates demand more permissions
  • Cannot create new MS Office documents - only edit existing ones
  • Issues with 'Compatibility Mode' and default language preferences
Most mentioned
  • Issues with support and updates
  • Problems saving documents to Google Drive
  • Malware complaints
Recent reviews
Has always been a great app but is slowly losing functionality and doesn't seem to be supported/updated anymore
by Stephanie Morgan Stephanie Morgan, 2023-04-24

I see different issues and complaints with very little support...and that is worrie sum...
by Scrub Scrub, 2021-08-23

Great extension. The only thing is that each time I open a Microsoft document the system asks me to 'Enable Editing' and then when I make changes to the doc and save it's not able to save it to my Google Drive and instead I have to save it to my local drive which defeats the purpose. Is there a way to solve this issue?
by Frank Zadi Frank Zadi, 2020-11-18
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Risk impact

AwesomeDrive for Google Drive may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing.

Risk likelihood

AwesomeDrive for Google Drive has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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