Google has launched a widget that will allow users to save files they find on the web directly to their Drive cloud storage accounts.
“We surf the web for a million different reasons – for everything from school research projects to time-killing memes. And when we find something relevant for us, whether that be our most recent pay stub or just an adorably awesome pic, we may want to save it for later reference or to share with friends in the future,” the company said in a blog post.
The widget spares users from first downloading files to their computer and then uploading them to Google’s cloud storage system.
The feature relies on individual websites to insert the a save button using code provided by Google. As such, it’s unlikely to be widely available for some time.
We’ve inserted a sample below: