“Save Link to Google Drive”
“Save Link to Google Drive” is an option of a Chrome extension called “Save to Google Drive”. You would find it useful when you want to save a link - your natural instinct is to save the link to the hard drive or some permanent storage, but the “Save Link to Google Drive” option gives you that orderliness where you can save link directly to Google Drive.
Once you have installed the Chrome extension, you just right-click the link you want to save and from the context-menu, choose the “Save Link to Google Drive” option. It’s convenient to save link to Google Drive with “ Save to Google Drive”, however, it’s not an option of directly uploading any stuff to Google Drive because it’s only for the pages.
An alternative to save link to Google Drive
If you just want to save link to Google Drive, the Chrome extension “Save to Google Drive” is enough. But you never want to install an app exhaustedly just for one simple use. Therefore, we recommend you web based MultCloud. Except to upload link to Google Drive, you can use it to upload files to Google Drive from website and most importantly, you can integrate multiple cloud drives here so as to easily manage files among them without switching apps, for example, transfer files from FTP to Google Drive. Now, we will show you how to save link to Google Drive with MultCloud step by step.
Step 1: Visit MultCloud: https://www.multcloud.com. Create a free account or “experience without signing up”.
Step 2: In next Window, click “Add Cloud Drives” to add your Google Drive and click “Next” to continue.
Authorize your Google Drive account by clicking the “Add Google Drive Account” button. Follow the instructions to grant MultCloud access to the account you are connecting to.
Step 3: After you add Google Drive account, you can choose “ Google Drive” on the left drive list. Click “Upload” and in the pop-out window click “Upload URL”.
Step4: In next window, click “Add URL” to add the link you want to save and name it. Then click “OK”.
The upload process can be finished within a second, and then you can continue to add link to Google Drive.
Actually, MultCloud is more than an alternative to save link to Google Drive, most importantly, it supports to integrate multiple cloud drives here so that you can easily transfer files among them, copy files from one to another, delete files and rename files and so on.
*Update: A good news is that MultCloud added Cloud Sync service now. There are 8 sync ways in all.