FileCloud Announces a Google Chrome Extension for Gmail


AUSTIN, Texas, August 9, 2016 — CodeLathe, the provider of FileCloud, the IT industry’s most innovative Enterprise File Sharing and Sync platform, announced today the immediate availability of a FileCloud extension for users of Google Chrome and Gmail. This new and amazingly easy-to-use extension enables users to share large files and save email attachments directly to FileCloud without leaving the Gmail window.

By using the FileCloud for Gmail extension, FileCloud users can now easily share and save files just by clicking the FileCloud icon on the Gmail window.

“This announcement is yet another example of delivering the most innovative enterprise file sync and share software anywhere in the industry,” said Madhan Kanagavel, CEO of CodeLathe. “Nearly everyone is logged into a web browser throughout the day. The ability to share and save files directly from Gmail on Chrome will ensure that organizations will remain collaborative and highly efficient.”

FileCloud is the leading, self-hosted file sharing, sync and mobile access for businesses. FileCloud is deployed on in-house servers or on cloud infrastructure providers like AWS, Azure or Google Cloud. FileCloud client apps are available for the leading desktop and mobile operating systems such as Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android, Windows Phone 8, and now Chrome.

According to Litmus Email Analytics, Gmail holds the second largest market share (16%) in email clients and Chrome Browser is the undeniable market leader in browser market with 50.95% market share. Among the many reasons for Chrome’s popularity is that it has one of the largest libraries of extensions and add-ons that enhance the browser’s ability to do what you want it to do.
The FileCloud for Gmail extension is particularly useful for organizations who use Gmail for their organizational email. The extension is simple, but gets the job done in a few less clicks.

Here’s an outline of how simple it is to use FileCloud for Chrome:

1. Install the extension in your browser. Once the extension is installed, you’ll see a new FileCloud icon at the bottom of the message compose window. Click it to sign in and select files from your FileCloud. The extension then adds links to your email message and they’ll get shared with the recipient. One can also choose files instead of sending links.

2. You can also save Gmail attachments directly to FileCloud by clicking the FileCloud icon. The email attachments are automatically uploaded to your FileCloud target directory that you specified.

3. You can quickly find files by using FileCloud search tool and add them as an attachment to your email message.
FileCloud for Gmail extension can be downloaded at no charge by visiting Chrome Web Store.

FileCloud is currently used by more than a thousand businesses across 65 countries including world’s leading universities, research organizations, government entities, and enterprises. For more information or to download FileCloud, please visit