15 Chrome Apps That Work With Your New Google Drive

Google Drive is here. !!

Google Drive is designed as an open platform. That means, third party app developers can create awesome applications that work directly with your Google drive. While we are waiting to see such apps from those brainy developers, Google has worked with a few and added 15 apps to Chrome Web Store for you to get started. Here is the list.

Title of each section is a link the app itself. Click to download.

1. Pixlr Editor

Pixlr Editor is  a full featured photo editor direct in your browser, no download, no wait and 100% free.

If you are used to working with Gimp, Paint shop pro or even Photoshop you will feel right at home with this online image editor. It contains lots of the features that you normally see in desktop applications but just one click away.

2. Graphing Calculator by Desmos.com

Here is the official description “We set out to re-imagine the graphing calculator from the ground up, building on the best technologies available. This is beautiful, powerful, intuitive math that lives completely in your browser

3. Floorplanner

Floorplanner gives you the tools to make beautiful floor plans, fast. If you’re moving into a new house, planning a wedding, or reorganising your living room, Floorplanner has the right tools for you

4. Lucidchart: Diagramming

The easiest way to draw flowcharts, mockups, UML, mind maps and more. Work together in real time with your team and clients.

5. AutoCAD WS

View, edit, and share DWG drawings through your web browser with the AutoCAD WS web and mobile application.

6. Smartsheet Project Management

Smartsheet’s cloud worksheets redefine how teams collaborate on projects and tasks. The web-based tool combines a familiar spreadsheet-like interface with file sharing, automated workflows, Gantt charts, sub-tasks, dependencies and more.

7. Pixlr Express

Pixlr express is a smooth and modern photo editor, with all the effects, overlays and borders from the popular pixlr-o-matic but with more control. There are also lots of adjustments, stickers and a text tool.

8. DocuSign

Instantly send contracts, documents and agreements and more for electronic signature directly from Google Drive and your Chrome browser using DocuSign®, the global standard for eSignature. Once you’ve tried DocuSign, you’ll wonder how you ever got along without it!

9. Aviary for Google Drive

Edit any photo in Google Drive with Aviary’s powerful yet simple photo editor!

10. Pixorial Video

Pixorial is the video storytelling platform that lets you easily send, upload, edit, organize and share your video memories.

11. MindMeister

MindMeister brings mind mapping to the web allowing for real-time collaboration and truly global brainstorming sessions.

12. Revisu

The easiest way for creative teams to share their designs, track version history, and collect feedback.

13.WeVideo for Google Drive

Powerful collaborative video editor for Google Drive

14. Gantter

Gantter.com is an enterprise web 2.0 project scheduling application that optionally integrates with Google Drive. 

15.Balsamiq Mockups

Balsamiq Mockups for Google Drive allows you to create, edit and share sketch-quality wireframes, all within Drive.

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Dinsan made Google Chrome his default browser within hours of its release. He fell in love with Chromebooks from the day he first touched one and is currently obsessed with Chromecasts.

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  • Bo P 26/04/2012, 3:26 pm

    I am looking for a drive chrome app to add to my “new tap screen” – but I can’t find that ? Is that really not available?

    • Dinu 08/05/2012, 10:20 am

      I am yet to see one!