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Ballloon extension for Chrome

📅 2014-Jul-17 ⬩ ✍️ Ashwin Nanjappa ⬩ 🏷️ chrome, dropbox, extension, google drive ⬩ 📚 Archive

Ballloon, yes it has three L characters, is one of the many Chrome extensions that allow you to save files from webpages directly to your Dropbox or Google Drive.

After installation, you can see the Dropbox and Google Drive icons at the top right corner of images on webpages. You can also right-click on any link that points to a file and choose Save link to option to save it using Ballloon.

The first time you use it, the extension walks you through the steps of authenticating with the cloud services. It shows a nice status notification while the file save is in progress and after it has finished. I found other extensions lacking in this type of status notification. In Dropbox, the files you saved will be stored in the Ballloon directory.

Tried with: Ballloon, Chrome 35.0.1916.153 and Ubuntu 14.04

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