Why need to upload to Google Drive from URL?

If you share a file in Google Drive, users will be taken to a Google page where they have to download the file first. In addition, they may encounter cases where the server speeds are quite slow and need to download from a faster server. In all above cases the problem can be solved by MultCloud to upload to Google Drive from URL, so that users can access the content without switching to Google Drive. Not only this but MultCloud supports to integrate multiple cloud storage drives, for example, link Evernote to Google Drive. In this way, you can easily sync, transfer, rename, delete, copy files among cloud drives.

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.

How to upload to Google Drive from URL?

MultCloud is a free and web based multi-cloud manager, supporting Google Drive, Evernote, Dropbox, Box, Amazon Drive, Amazon S3, OneDrive, WebDav, SugarSyncm FTP/SFTP, Copy, CloudMe, Cubby, MyDrive, Yandex, HiDrive, BaiDu, MediaFire, Owncloud, Alfresco, ADrive, Flickr, hubiC, My SQL, and MEGA. Here, we’ll show you how to upload files to Google Drive from URL.

Step 1: Visit MultCloud: https://www.multcloud.com. Create a free account or “experience without signing up”.

sign up
Sign up

Step 2: In next Window, click “Add Cloud Drives” to add your Google Drive and click “Next” to continue.

add cloud drive
Add Cloud Drive

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.

Authorize Account
Authorize Account

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”.

Upload URL
Upload URL

Step4: In next window, click “Add URL” to paste the file link you want to upload and name it. Then click “OK”.

Add URL
Add URL

The process to upload file from URL to Google Drive can be finished within a second, and then you can continue to upload from URL to Google Drive.

Result View
Result View

What's more, MultCloud now has a Google Chrome app. If you are a user of Google Chrome browser, we highly suggest you install this extension, how to use it please visit here. What's more, you can also learn how to upload files to Dropbox wihtou account.


*Update: A good news is that MultCloud added Cloud Sync service now. There are 8 sync ways in all.

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Multcloud Key Features

  • Cloud Transfer

    Transfer files in cloud drives, FTP and WebDav for easily file management and information delivery.

  • Cloud Sync

    Sync two clouds or directories in two clouds through two-way sync or one-way sync.

  • Cloud Explorer

    Combine multiple cloud storages into one and manage them like in Windows explorer.