Files with GLINK extension are URL links to a document, drawing or other element from a third-party app connected to Google Drive. These are just URL links, not the actual files with data.

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Software that works with glink file extension

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GLINK file extension - Link to third-party Google Drive web application document

What is glink file? How to open glink files?

File type specification:

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The GLINK file extension is generally related to Google Drive web service and used for links to documents, drawings and other files created by a third-party app connected to Google Drive account

A *.glink file is just a placeholder file with encrypted URL that leads to an actual file located on Google Drive.

These files are typically found in your Google Drive folder that is synchronized with the service. Opening it results in launching Google Drive in your Web browser and opening it with a proper app.

The default software associated to glink file type:

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Google Inc. logo Google Drive  On-line services software

Company or developer:
  Google Inc.

Google Drive is a cloud storage and synchronization service which is also integrated with Google Docs service that offers several free productivity tools. Users are required to download Google Drive client and install it to their computer so they can synchronize with the service.

Help how to open GLINK files:

These files can only be opened using web browser, when you have Google Drive installed on your computer. It will launch the associated app in Google Drive through your web browser.

You might need to have a proper app connected to Google Drive.

How to convert file with extension GLINK:

Some apps might have the option to download their documents or drawings to some other file formats.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .glink file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open glink file, edit glink file, convert glink file, view glink file, play glink file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

  • Open glink file

Software that open glink file - Link to third-party Google Drive web application document

Click on the link to get more information about Google Drive for open glink file action.

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