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Mount Google Drive as local drive on Mac and Windows

Have advanced control over your online spreadsheets and docs. Thanks to CloudMounter you won’t feel the difference whether you are working with online files or with the local ones. Mount Google Drive as a local drive and forget about saving online sheets and docs to your computer when you need to work with them. Even more, your main Google Drive account can be handled absolutely gratis.
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Google Drive

Google Drive Mac client

Have convenient access to your Google Drive accounts with the help of CloudMounter, a versatile manager of your cloud data. Manage your online files directly from Finder: delete, upload, copy, edit, create new, or download files easily with a centralized Google Drive macOS client.

Multiple connections

Have all your Google Drive accounts connected to your Mac at the same time.

Shift files among cloud accounts

Easily transfer your files among different cloud accounts with no need of copying them to your computer.

Shared With Me

Seamlessly handle files/folders that are shared with you via a link or the ones that are shared on GDrive.
Google Drive

Google Drive Windows Client

Enjoy convenient access to Google Drive data through CloudMounter. This versatile data manager gives you full control over cloud data and enables you to create, move, copy, rename, or delete files and folders directly in File Explorer.

Simultaneous Connections

Using the CloudMounter Windows 11 cloud storage app, you will be able to use multiple Google Drive accounts at the same time.

Move Files Between Various Cloud Accounts

Numerous network drive Windows 11 connections are made possible through CloudMounter. You can easily move data from Google Drive to Dropbox, Amazon S3, OneDrive, and many other online storage solutions.

Share with Ease

Seamlessly share files and manage the ones shared with you with CloudMounter.

Protect Cloud Storages and Web Services

Store files in all your cloud services under total control. Encrypt all files before uploading to Google Drive, Dropbox, OneDrive, Amazon S3, FTP/SFTP/WebDAV servers, and other supported services.
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FTP File
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Amazon S3
Amazon File
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Encrypt data

Why CloudMounter

Besides being a versatile product, CloudMounter supports a great number of cloud storages and protocols and has harmonious integration into the Finder app, making online file management in the most convenient way.

Keychain support

Your personal info is not used, stored, or sent to any third parties via CloudMounter, as your privacy is of great concern to us. All your passwords are saved in macOS Keychain and sent via encrypted channels to certain servers.

Integration into Finder

Have a great connection between your Mac and various services thanks to seamless integration with the native macOS Finder. Enable the offline mode to ensure a seamless workflow. Access and edit your files even when you're not connected to the Internet.

More Cloud services connections

We are constantly working on adding new connections and more useful features to CloudMounter, as we want to fully satisfy your needs. Full integrations with other cloud storages will be added in the nearest future.

Connect to Google Team Drive

If you are a member of a team working with data kept on a Google Team Drive, there is no need to worry. Our Google Drive Mac client allows you to connect to Team Drive in the same manner as to a regular Google account and have convenient file management without saving info to your computer.

Google Drive as a shared drive

With the help of CloudMounter, you can mount Google Drive on Windows or macOS as a virtual drive, reach, and deal with your Google Drive accounts directly from Finder or File Explorer with no need to sync files. CloudMounter is a perfect Google Drive client Mac solution that provides an opportunity to access what you need exactly when you need it, no matter the operating system, while at the same time saving precious space on your machine.

How to mount Google Drive on Mac/Windows via CloudMounter

Make your Google Drive accessible from Finder or File Explorer. Use the following steps to mount Google Drive as a local drive:


Download CloudMounter on your computer to start working with your cloud data.


Open the app and choose the Google Drive icon in the connection dialog window.

The new connection dialog

Enter your Google Drive account credentials.

Google Drive account credentials

Click Mount.


After that, your Google Drive will be displayed in Finder/File Explorer together with your computer’s hard drive.


To be able to see and work with all the files stored in the cloud, navigate to Google Drive in Finder/File Explorer and click it.

As you see, everything is extremely simple. Even more, CloudMounter makes it possible to add multiple accounts, transfer your Google Drive files to another account, or transfer from Dropbox to Google Drive and have seamless access to them from Finder or File Explorer at the same time.

Install Google Drive on Your Desktop

Download the official Google Drive application from here.
Open the installer and click ‘Install’.
Proceed by logging in with your Google credentials.
That’s it! You should now have access to Google Drive on your computer, and be able to map the Google Drive folder with CloudMounter.

Google Drive Benefits

There are a few key benefits that come with using Google Drive. Below, you can take a look at some of the most important ones:

  • Free 15 GB storage space for every registered user
  • Subscriptions come at an accessible price
  • Easy to use and fast to access cloud files and folders
  • Comes with a dedicated client that syncs your files from the cloud
  • Can be accessed from mobiles and tablets
  • Can play videos stored in the cloud storage
  • Has the ability to share with multiple contacts

Connect to multiple accounts with CloudMounter

It’s as easy as ever to connect multiple accounts within CloudMounter. Take a look below to find all of the steps you need.

Download and install the CloudMounter application
Log in with your initials credentials
On the connection screen, click on the + sign to add a new account
You can add as many accounts as you would like and mount them at the same time.
Frequently Asked Questions
To connect to Google Drive, you need to launch the app, select the Google Drive icon, and follow the wizard. That’s it. Fast and easy. In addition, if you have multiple accounts, you can connect them all via CloudMounter.
CloudMounter allows you to work with online files the same way as with local ones. All you need is to drag and drop the file to save it to Google Drive.
Due to harmonious integration into Finder, CloudMounter makes it possible to mount Google Drive on your computer and display it as a local disk in Finder. Simply connect it via CloudMounter and enjoy better cloud file management.

All supported services

The software provides an opportunity to mount Google Drive as a network drive along with the other cloud storages and web services. The full list can be found below.


This all-in-one cloud manager for Mac is fully compatible with macOS 10.14 and later. Requires 57.46MB of free space, latest version 4.7(1404). Released 11 Jul, 2024.

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CloudMounter for Windows
You can now mount your multiple cloud storages as local disks on your PC too.