How to View Folder Size Google Drive – Using Add-on [Working]

To see google drive folder size, either you need to use Google Drive install or manually download the folder. It is a laborious process. In Windows, we already have a default cloud drive.

In 2022, we are in luck. Ganapthy has written an add-on which can be found in the Google Workspace Marketplace for free. It can be used to do different functions on Google Drive. Especially checking the Google Drive size of the folder.

Check Folder Size Google Drive
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It is freemium model. Up to 200 files the program is free then you need to pay on user and domain basis.

Check Folder Google Drive using Drive Explorer Add-on

  • Install the add-on.
  • Grant the required permissions.
Required Permissions For Drive Explorer Google Drive Addon
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  • 450k+ downloads. 500+ reviews.
  • Login to Google Drive.
  • Select the required folder or folders.
  • Right-click and > Open with > Drive Explorer
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  • New tab opens and the background process takes place.
  • Free version provides the folder size of the first 200 files.
Google Drive Size Of Folder Add On May 2022
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Drive Explorer Premium

If there are more, then you need to buy the Premium version.

It costs $15/user/month or $225/domain/month.

Check the folder size option if the files are less than 200.

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Folder size in Google drive can be seen.

Other details like –

  1. Folder path
  2. File name
  3. Download link
  4. File Size
  5. Created at

Number of files and export to CSV options are available.

CSV file contains details of sub-folders and their names.

Check the size of the Google Drive sub-folder this way.

Csv Sheet Google Drive Folder Size May 2022
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Other options available – Drive Explorer Add-on

  1. Folder link
  2. File link
  3. Description
  4. Thumbnail
  5. Last modifying user
  6. Last modified at
  7. Preview link
  8. File type
  9. File Extension
  10. Share status
  11. Viewers
  12. Commenters
  13. Editors
  14. Owner
  15. PDF link
  16. CSV link
  17. ZIP link
  18. DOCX link
  19. XLSX link
  20. Height
  21. Width
  22. Duration

Some of them are useful for documents, images and videos.

One thing that didn’t work was a folder containing Google Docs. I tried to get the folder size, but it was displaying as zero size. There were number of files and content. But the folder size was not accurate.

To see other alternate methods, to check size of Google Drive folder, you can learn from our internal source.

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