The Universal File Opener (UFO) and the AODocs File Opener (AFO) are Google Chrome extensions.
- UFO is for Google users in any type of AODocs library using Google Drive storage
- AFO is for Google users or Microsoft users in AODocs Document Management libraries using Google Cloud Storage
The UFO and AFO extensions enhance your AODocs experience by allowing you to:
- open non-Google files locally on your computer using the corresponding software
- save the changes you made locally back to Google Drive (UFO) or AODocs (UFO/AFO)
UFO can also be used as a standalone extension without AODocs. It allows Google users to open, edit and save non-Google files stored in Google Drive. Learn more: Authorizations for standalone UFO.
|What types of file can I open?|
|What do I need to install and use UFO/AFO?|
If you have UFO installed and you open a Word file from the Google Drive interface or you open a Word attachment in a library using Google Drive storage, Word launches on your computer and opens the file locally.
If you have AFO installed and you open a Word attachment in a Document Management library using Google Cloud Storage, Word launches on your computer and opens the file locally.
What types of file can I open?
You can use:
- UFO to open any type of non-Google file stored in Google Drive
Note: You can't use UFO to open Google documents, spreadsheets, presentations or drawings locally.
- AFO to open any type of file stored in Google Cloud Storage
Both UFO and AFO support files of any size.
What do I need to install and use UFO/AFO?
UFO and AFO require the installation of a local client available for macOS and Windows. Learn more: Install UFO or AFO.