12 Apps of Christmas-Day 7 -Google Drive for MS Office

Day 1 – Hemmingway App (Writing help)
Day 2 – PollEverywhere (PowerPoint audience participation add-in)
Day 3 – The Great Suspender (Memory Manager – Chrome add-in)
Day 4 – Grammarly (Writing -Chrome add-in)
Day 5 – Dropbox for Gmail (Chrome add-in)
Day 6-  Canva (online graphics tool)

Earlier in this series, we saw the Dropbox add-in for Gmail and now we’ll take a look at how to launch your Google Drive files directly from within Microsoft Office. With the Google Drive plug-in, people using Office for Windows can open their Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents stored in Drive, then save any changes back to Drive once they’re done; all without ever needing to download, edit or reupload the files stored in Google Drive.


This plug-in is also great for saving newly created Office document to Drive, making them easy to share with your clients and colleagues.


Published by Mike Taylor

Born with a life-long passion for learning, I have the great fortune to work at the intersection of learning, design, technology & collaboration.

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