Synchronize Google Docs with your Dropbox account.

With the habit of storing data on Google Docs, Many times I wonder if it will be possible to add all the Google Docs file available in my laptop for offline usage when having no Internet access.
On other hand I also liked the idea of keeping my Dropbox updated with all latest content from my Google Docs. So, in straight talk it meant to keep your Google Docs to sync with your Dropbox account.
After quick Google search, I came across a service called Insync. It works on a simple concept of keeping up a folder in your computer sync with your goggle docs.

The easiest trick i could figure out was to Point the Insync folder to point at the same folder as of your Dropbox shared folder.

Now, if you update Google Docs, Insync will update content of Dropbox shared folder data and Dropbox will do its work and vice-versa will also work.
However the service is paid. You may also use CloudHQ ( They do offer free version with limited features.

Some of Terms Explained:

DropBox (From official Site):


Dropbox is a home for all your photos, docs, videos, and files. Anything you add to Dropbox will automatically show up on all your computers, phones and even the Dropbox website — so you can access your stuff from anywhere.


Google Docs(From Official Site):


Google Drive gives you access to your work from anywhere, across your Mac, PC, mobile devices and on the web. Simply download Drive on your Mac or PC to sync files from your computer to the cloud. Update a file on one device and changes are automatically saved to Drive and your other device, so you have the most up-to-date version of your files wherever you need them.


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