GMail Drive

GMail Drive is a free third-party Windows Shell namespace extension ("add-on") for Google's Gmail. It allows a user to access a virtual drive stored in a Gmail e-mail account by causing the contents of the Gmail account to appear as a new network share on the user's workstation. In order to use this add-on, the user needs a Gmail e-mail account. The add-on enables the user to use the standard Windows desktop file copy and paste commands to transfer files to and from the Gmail account as if it were a drive on the user's computer. In order for GMail Drive to operate, the computer must be connected to the Internet and the user must have a Gmail account. A broadband connection is preferable though not necessary, as all operations are done through Gmail and consequently over the Internet. GMail Drive uses the inbox of the Gmail account to store files and creates a virtual filesystem on top of the Gmail account, enabling the user to save and retrieve files stored on the Gmail account directly from inside Windows Explorer. GMail Drive adds a new virtual drive to the computer under the My Computer folder, where the user can create new folders, copy and drag-and-drop files to, but does not give an actual drive letter, such as C:, preventing its use in all DOS applications, and some older Windows applications. Download GMail Drive from Softpedia Feel free to post comments.

3 comments:

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August 8, 2008 at 12:32 AM

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August 8, 2008 at 12:33 AM

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Iceman said...
August 8, 2008 at 11:46 PM

The only problem is , its just as good as your internet connection.

The amount of traffic caused while storing and retrieving the files is charged by your ISP.

So newbies beware :)
Don't use it if you have a limited net connection

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