How To Save Images From Google Docs

– 3 EASY WAYS TO DOWNLOAD IMAGES FROM GOOGLE DOCS

Google’s tools are everywhere helping us making our everyday lives easy. The tools are tied to our daily routines so tightly that we can’t even think of our life without them. Some common tools that you use in everyday life directly or indirectly are Gmail (mail service from Google ), Google Maps (GPS navigation service from Google), Google search, and Google Docs Editors suite like sheets, docs, slides.

How to save images from google Docs
How to save images from google Docs

Google Docs: Document Editing Tool

Here, we will learn some features related to Google Docs which is the document viewing and editing tool from Google. It is available for free and can be accessed using the tools menu in your Google pages as in the image below.

Google Docs is a word processing tool that is included as part of the free, web-based Google Docs Editors suite offered by Google. It provides an online method to create, edit, store and share documents on the web without installing the software on your system and just using the browser.

You can add images, charts, texts, tables, and do a lot more. And this has been of great use in the current situation where many offices and institutions are working virtually making it easy to share files to all the team members or class students via Google Docs. While working with documents using Google docs you might need to store the image from the document to your device. But Google Docs does not provide the direct right-click method to download images that we see on the webpage. So, here is How To Save Images From Google Docs.

How to Save Images From Google Docs

Apart from direct right-click method, there are some other methods too which can be used in order to save images from Google Docs to your system.

1. Take ScreenShot

One easy method to save images of a document from Google docs is by taking the screenshot of the image and use it. Its quite easy for both OS,

taking screenshot to save image form Google Docs
Taking screenshot to save image form Google Docs

On Mac, using command + shift + 3
On Windows, using the snipping tool
We will create a whole tutorial on taking screenshots soon.

This method works well for saving images from Google Docs but the quality of the images is not that great as it is restricted by the resolution of your screen.

2. Publish To Web and Download Image

One effective way to save images from Google Docs is by publishing the document to the web and then using this published webpage, we will download the image by right-clicking on it. Here are steps to save images from Google Docs by publishing it.

  1. Open Google Docs containing the image you want to download on your system.
  2. Publish this document using File -> publish to the web.
  3. Here, you will get a popup box with options to publish the document. Click on the link tab and click on publish.
  4. you will get an alert box to confirm your choice, click publish and you will see a pop-up with a link to the published document.
  5. Go to the link by copying it from the document and then pasting it on the web browser.
  6. From this published document, you can download the image by right-clicking on it and then hitting the save image option.

3. Download the Document as HTML

One more method that can help you download the actual quality image from Google docs is by downloading the document. Here, are steps to perform the task,

  1. Open Google Docs containing the image you want to download on your system.
  2. Download the document as webpage by , File -> download -> Web page (.html, zipped).
  3. This will download the document in zipped format.
  4. Unzip this file and find the images folder where you will find your required image.

Using any of these methods to save images from Google Docs to your system. There might be some other method or easy extensions that can do the task for you. But these are some easy and hassle-free ways to perform the task.

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