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How to extract ZIPs and RARs and save into Google Drive [Tip]

In Google Drive, you can upload and store RAR (.rar) and ZIP (.zip) files but you can’t extract them. The least you can do is to preview the content inside these compressed files but that’s all. Nevertheless, there’s a quick and easy workaround for decompressing ZIP files from Google Drive. If you’re using Chrome as your web browser, all you need to do is to follow the steps listed below.

How to decompress ZIP files from Google Drive in Chrome

unzipXfilesXgoogleXdrive [2]

unzipXfilesXgoogleXdriveXc [3]

unzipXfilesXgoogleXdriveXd [4]

unzipXfilesXgoogleXdriveXe [5]

unzipXfilesXgoogleXdriveXf [6]

unzipXfilesXgoogleXdriveXg [7]


Alternatively, you can use this app to decompress ZIP files from your computer and then save the extracted files to your Google Drive. It’s a great option especially if you want to save some space in your computer’s hard drive.