You can transfer one or hundreds of videos from a GDrive folder in one go in an extremely easy way.

What’s more awesome is that you can transfer videos from GDrive even if Google hasn’t processed the video at all (infamous message ‘We’re processing this video. Check back later or download the video now.’) or didn’t process to highest quality (which is often the case). You don’t have to wait for Google to process it!

You can also use own SA’s (Google Service Accounts) so videos don’t have to be publicly shared, just shared with the SA in which case you are able to use the link of the GDrive folder to add all the videos from the folder.

All you need is a folder ID. That’s the string of characters after /folder in a folder’s URL. For example, you GDrive folder link is: https://drive.google.com/drive/u/1/folders/XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX, then all you need is to paste the XXX… part of the link in XtremeStream panel and it will read all the video within that folder. Of course, first you need to make sure that the folder itself is shared with the SA you added to XtremeStream panel.

It’s important to stress that adding videos using SA’s is a preferred way to do it. There are many benefits, including:

  • no issues with GDrive limit (No more ‘Sorry, you can’t view or download this file at this time.’),
  • less likely for the account to get flagged by Google for publicly sharing content because videos don’t have to be publicly shared, only shared with the SA,
  • ability to pick and choose any or all videos from the folder,
  • ability to use TD’s (no need for videos to be in ‘My Drive‘ section as long as the folder or a TD has been shared with the SA),
  • no errors whatsoever.

You can also transfer videos from GDrive without using SA’s but then you need:

  • uncheck Use own SA’s (it’s checked by default),
  • make sure GDrive account hasn’t reached it’s daily limit,
  • videos need to be shared publicly.