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Drive Explorer - Manage your GDrive
Export your Google Drive files to Google Sheet. Get direct download links to files. Export files and folders in nested folders. Sort files based on name, file size. Share files from the sheet.
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Drive Explorer lets you pick folders/files from your Google Drive, Shared Drive or the files shared with you to export to the Google Sheet. Sheet columns contain metadata of the files like name of the file, containing folder, folder path on your Google drive, direct download link, download links of files in PDF, CSV, ZIP, DOCX, XLSX formats etc. Whole list of fields it can pull is given below.

Drive Explorer is fast as it uses Drive v2 APIs to pull data. A test run proved it exports 1000 files in approximately 16 seconds.

You can see all your files from different folders in a sheet tab instead of going back and forth on your Google Drive. You can sort your files on tab based on name, size, created date, modified date, last viewed date either in ascending or descending order. This makes searching of files easy and saves you a lot of time.

You will be able to share files and get share link or change the existing share settings directly from the sheet.

Do you have any folder which has nested series of folders & files? Drive Explorer can also fetch files & folders in nested folders. Just pick the parent folder and tick a checkbox when exporting.

Drive Explorer by default refreshes (you can disable this config) the sheet when you open it, meaning, your sheet will have details of the files you recently uploaded on the Drive.

Use cases:
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If you use Google Drive a lot at work, Drive Explorer can save you a lot of time and increase your productivity. People use Drive Explorer for variety of purposes. Some use it to manage their inventory. Some use it to share direct download links of files with their customers.

List of fields Drive Explorer can export:
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Folder name, Folder Path, Filename, Preview Link, Direct Link, Share Status, File Size, Owner, Viewers, Commenters, Editors, Created At, Last Modified At, Export PDF Link, Export ePub Link, Export CSV Link, Export ZIP Link, Export DOCX Link, Export XLSX Link, Filetype, Width, Height, Video Duration, File Extension

Features:
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➤ Export direct download links of selected files/folders on your Google drive
or for all your files. Export links for different file types like DOCX, XLSX, PDF, CSV, ZIP, ePub for applicable files.
➤ On open, auto refresh links with an option to disable.
➤ Pick and export only the fields that matter to you.
➤ Links to open files & folders on Google Drive.
➤ Can be used as Google Drive file manager.
➤ Supports Shared drives (Formerly Team drives).
➤ Provision to sort the files based on name, size, last viewed and last modified.
➤ Customize the look of fields and add custom alias to the fields.
➤ Add/Edit/Remove permission details of files directly from the sheet.
➤ Share multiple files at once with people.
➤ Export the nested folders and files.

Needed permissions explained:
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➤ See, edit, create and delete Drive files
Your files are safe with Drive Explorer. For share from sheet feature to work, this permission is required.

➤ See, edit, create and delete your spreadsheets in Google Drive
As the metrics are exported to a spreadsheet this permission is needed. Drive Explorer doesn’t delete or create any spreadsheet.

➤ Connect to an external service
Drive Explorer makes requests to developer’s backend to check if you are a premium user.

➤ Allow this application to run when you are not present
Auto refresh on open feature needs this permission to work. Drive Explorer won’t ever run on its own in the background when the sheet is closed.

➤ Display and run third-party web content in prompts and sidebars inside Google applications
If you want premium features, payment can be done within the sheet. To run PayPal in the sidebar,  this permission is required. 

How to use:
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After installing, select Add-ons → Drive Explorer → Start Export.

Premium:
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Drive Explorer is absolutely free to use with some limitations in its functionalities. However, you can buy premium to use it without any limitations.

For example, free version of the add-on can be used in only one tab of only one sheet, you can add not more than 5 custom files/folders etc.

Select Add-ons → Drive Explorer → Buy Premium to unlock premium features.

Detailed instructions - https://goo.gl/riEVN5

Feature Requests
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I constantly work to improve the add-on. If you want any new feature, feel free to drop a mail at vignesh@syncwithtech.org.
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A User of Drive Explorer - Manage your GDrive
January 21, 2020
Useful and great
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A User of Drive Explorer - Manage your GDrive
January 15, 2020
Im phat
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A User of Drive Explorer - Manage your GDrive
January 6, 2020
Great
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A User of Drive Explorer - Manage your GDrive
December 9, 2019
Love it! I put a copy in Evernote so I always have all files ready with a click! Great Add on.
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A User of Drive Explorer - Manage your GDrive
December 1, 2019
Amazingly handy plugin and if you have any concerns or requests to make it better, the developer is very responsive and quick to integrate new ideas! Love this plugin it saves me so much time! Thank you!!
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A User of Drive Explorer - Manage your GDrive
November 13, 2019
Love this add-on, makes getting links so much easier to share direct links with people!! The latest update rocks!! I no longer have to manually configure for preview links. Straight links for url webpage link setup. Replies to questions and concerns are answered as soon as the programmer can and is great! Thank you for all your help.
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A User of Drive Explorer - Manage your GDrive
October 7, 2019
Super helpful add-on. I use it across multiple Team Drives for maintaining an inventory of my team's sales enablement assets. Very responsive developer.
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A User of Drive Explorer - Manage your GDrive
September 26, 2019
Working as per the expectation.. Thank you for such wonderful add-on. Loving it..
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A User of Drive Explorer - Manage your GDrive
September 23, 2019
nice one
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A User of Drive Explorer - Manage your GDrive
September 10, 2019
it works well, it would be even better if you could do this with shared/team drives.
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A user of Drive Explorer - Manage your GDrive
September 25, 2019
Now, the add-on supports Shared/Team drives. Enjoy...;)
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