GMail Drive 1.0.20 Fileforum Pick

4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 (318 votes)

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Windows (All) / Freeware / 679,924 downloads

GMail Drive creates a virtual filesystem on top of your Google GMail account and enables you to save and retrieve files stored on your GMail account directly from inside Windows Explorer. GMail Drive literally adds a new drive to your computer under the My Computer folder, where you can create new folders, copy and drag'n'drop files to.

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    GMail Drive

  • Latest Changes

    - A restructure of the official Google Mail login page causes problems for GMail Drive. Install the latest version 1.0.20 to fix it

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    GMail Drive (Beta)

Reviews of GMail Drive

  1. 2 out of 5 stars
    Steve1209

    Reviewing 1.0.18 (Oct 27, 2011)

    I have to wonder if disabling your GMail account for the sake of 7GB of free storage is worth it? You can buy an 8GB USB thumb drive for less than $15 and *IF* you really need space a 1TB external USB drive can be gotten for $75 (or LESS on sale), that's about 140 times more space than GMail drive, the idea seems good but is it worth it to possibly Lose access to your GMail account, Personally, I think not!

  2. 4 out of 5 stars
    davidtb

    Reviewing 1.0.18 (Oct 27, 2011)

    To be clear, this doesn't make it a bad thing..but it's not Google: From Wikipedia,
    Caveats
    GMail Drive is an experimental package that depends on but is not provided by Google. Changes in Google's Gmail system may render GMail Drive temporarily or permanently inoperable.
    The current GMail Drive does not support accounts that are with Google Apps. The Gmail Program Policies do not explicitly ban GMail Drive, shell namespace extensions, or the use of Gmail storage space for files other than e-mail.[2] Nonetheless, immoderate use of GMail Drive may trigger Google to temporarily suspend a Gmail account.[3]

  3. 5 out of 5 stars
    WebWarp

    Reviewing 1.0.18 (Oct 27, 2011)

    It has been around for many years, so relax, and enjoy it.

  4. 1 out of 5 stars
    donmor46

    Reviewing 1.0.18 (Oct 26, 2011)

    What a bunch of crap that I have to sign up before I can download.
    Crap, crap, crap

  5. 4 out of 5 stars
    theallen

    Reviewing 1.0.17 (Aug 26, 2011)

    If google's being able to block this tool and even block my gmail account it would be a tragedy for me. I had a lot of important emails and contacts in it. Really worried.

Discuss GMail Drive

  1. Dec 19, 2009 - 2:14 PM
    andrewtheart

    Doesn't seem to work on 64 bit Vista -- any ideas?