What is Direct2Drive?

DirectToDrive is a web application that lets you upload files from anywhere on the web directly to your Google Drive without having to download it on your own device.

How do I sign in to Direct2Drive?

You need a Google account to sign in to Direct2Drive. Click on the 'Sign in with Google' button on the home page. You will be redirected to allow access for the appplication. Click on the 'Accept' button. You will now be redirected to the main page of the application.

What happens when I sign in to Direct2Drive?

The application creates a folder called 'Direct2Drive' in your Drive. This is the default folder where all the files will be uploaded.

How to use the "using URL" feature?

Follow these simple steps:

  1. Enter a valid file URL
  2. The default folder is created by Direct2Drive when you sign in by the name 'Direct2Drive'. If you wish to change the destination folder, click on the 'Change' button
  3. Click on the 'Upload to Drive' button
  4. Upon success, you will be presented with a message containing the link to the uploaded file

Which URL's are valid?

URL's which point to a file on the web are valid ones.
The URL must begin with http:// or https:// and must end with a file name followed by an extension
For e.g.: http://www.hdwallpapers.in/walls/ferrari_enzo-wide.jpg

What file types are supported?

The file formats supported are doc, jpg, jpeg, png, pdf, ppt, odt, txt, xls

What is the "using keyword" feature?

You can use this feature to upload files related to some particular topic to your Drive. Given a keyword, the application uploads files of the selected filetype to a directory with the same name as the keyword. For more info, see the Demo video.

How to use the "using keyword" feature?

Follow these simple steps:

  1. Enter the keyword in the text field provided. For example, 'flowers'
  2. Select the filetype from the drop down menu
  3. Select the number of files you wish to upload from the drop down menu
  4. Click on the 'Upload to Drive' button
  5. Upon success, you will be presented with a message containing the link to the folder containing the files related to keyword

What is the maximum file size supported?

The maximum limit is 10 MB.