Google Drive, Google’s cloud-storage solution, lets you store and access your files anywhere. With the first 5 GB free, it’s a valuable resource for small and mid-sized businesses. However, Google Drive’s greatest feature is its integration with other Google and third-party applications.
Here is a list of productivity applications that work with Google Drive. You can find the complete list of apps at the Chrome Web Store. There are both free and paid apps to create your own productivity suite in the clouds.
37 Google Drive Apps
Google Docs. Access, create, and edit Google docs in Google Drive. Edit documents with collaborators, and see changes as they type. Price: Free.
Google Slides. Create presentations with rich animations, drawings, transitions, themes, and more. Presentations are automatically saved and stored in Google Drive. Price: Free.
Google Sheets. Create and share spreadsheets. Then publish them publicly, share them with others, or keep them private. Price: Free.
Google Drawings. Build diagrams, and create flowcharts. Easily add them to other documents, or embed them on a website. Price: Free.
Google Forms. Create online forms and surveys, then check the results in a neatly organized spreadsheet. Share forms from a link, embed them on your website, or right inside an email. Price: Free.
SlideRocket. Create stunning presentations. Save and share directly from Google Drive. Manage a library of presentations, slides and assets. Price: Lite is free; Pro is $24/month.
Pixlr Express. Pixlr Express is a photo editor with nearly 250 effects, including borders, overlays, color adjustments, crop and rotation editors. Price: Free.
PicMonkey. PicMonkey is a free photo editor with collage, touch-up, fonts, effects, filters, frames, and stickers. Price: Free.
draw.io. draw.io is a free diagramming application that enables you to draw flowcharts, network diagrams, wire-framing and mockups, and more. Price: Free.
Pixlr Editor. Pixlr Editor is a full-featured web-based photo editor. Tools include drawing, clone, sharpen and blur, filters and adjustments. Price: Free.
Floorplanner. Floorplanner gives you the tools to make floor plans fast. Recreate your home, garden or office with a library of objects to reshape, resize and rotate. Price: 1 project is free; 5 projects is $14.95/year.
HelloFax. HelloFax makes it easy to sign documents and send faxes online. Send and receive faxes. Sign documents and fill out forms. Price: Up to 5 fax pages per month free.
Lucidchart. Lucidchart is an HTML5-based visual collaboration tool for drawing diagrams. Work together with an unlimited number of others to create and edit diagrams in real time. Changes merge and sync instantaneously. Price: Personal plan is free to $9.95/month.
Cacoo. Cacoo is a user-friendly online drawing tool that allows you to create a variety of diagrams such as site maps, wire frames, UML and network charts. Price: Up to 25 sheets free.
HelloSign. HelloSign is an easy app to sign documents and request signatures. Price: Free.
Hojoki. Make all your cloud apps work as one. Get push notifications and discuss your work as it happens. Works with Google Drive & Calendar, Dropbox, Evernote and many other productivity apps. Price: Free.