Google Forms is a cloud-based questionnaire and survey solution with real-time collaboration and powerful tools to customize form questions. Google Forms can also be used to create online quizzes.
You can extend Google Forms with add-ons that help users construct new surveys, establish connectivity to third-party systems, and integrate your Forms data with other G Suite applications (like Google Sheets), notify emails, build a mobile app and much more.
You can see the Forms add-ons others have built in the Forms add-on store.
- DataScope: Google form in an App
- PDF Builder for Google Forms
- Form Publisher
- Form Approvals
- Dynamic Fields
- Choice Eliminator Lite
- Booking Calendar
- QR Code Maker
- Doc Appender
- Advanced Summary
We selected the top 20 Google Forms add-ons with a short description of each one.
1. DataScope: Google form in an App
DataScope is the ideal tool to get rid of paperwork, save time and collect data efficiently from the field.
The platform allows your team to answer personalized mobile forms (even offline), from their phones or tablets through the DataScope App.
All the information collected is available to be viewed in real-time, exported or integrated with other softwares.
How does it work?
1. Create, edit and assign forms
Easily create and edit the forms using our Forms Builder. Add photos, signatures, geolocation, checklists and many other types of questions to your forms to receive key information about your business. You can also assign the forms to the users as task.
2. Data Collection
The work team answers the forms easily from their phones or tablets. The app has different tools that allow your team to report easier and faster than using paper.
3. Data Analysis
All the information collected is available to be:
– Visualized in real-time in our Website- Exported in PDF or Excel- Automatically graphed in our Dashboards section- Integrated with more than 1,500 platforms using Zapier or through our API
– Offline forms- Robust dashboards and automated reports.- Form builder- Automatic notifications and alerts (email & SMS)- API integration- PDF builder- Assign tasks and get performance indicators- QR and barcode scanner- Role and user permission management- Integrations with databases
– Field Inspections & Audits- Work Orders- Quality Control- Checklists- Surveys- Incident Reports- Field Sales- and any other Form!
2. PDF Builder for Google Forms
Timify.me turns Google Forms into online skill assessments and exams. Designed for HRs, schools, universities and other educational institutions.
– Embed a timer with custom duration- Track start and submission time- Make video snapshots of your respondents- Force your forms to close when time is over- Brand and customize your form welcoming page- Export data for further analysis- Integrate with your own business or apps via API
FormLimiter shuts off a Google Form after a max number of responses, at a date and time, or when a spreadsheet cell equals a value.formLimiter automatically sets Google Forms to stop accepting responses after a maximum number of responses, at a specific date and time, or when a spreadsheet cell contains a specified value.
Great for time-bound assignments, event registrations with limited seats, or other first-come, first-served signup scenarios.
5. Form Publisher
Upon each new form submission, Form Publisher generates PDFs, Google Docs, Sheets, Slides by automatically importing the data and merging it with the document template you have previously selected from Google Drive.When Google Form alone only gives you raw data in a spreadsheet, Form Publisher lets you generate files to present your data in a more suitable way, facilitating analysis, sharing and presentation. Your form really becomes the starting point of a workflow.
Key Features? Automatically generates files as Google documents (Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Slides), as Microsoft Office documents (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and/or as PDF documents? Stores generated files and final PDFs in Google Drive? Easily differentiates generated files thanks to an incremental number applied to each file name. You can also reuse answers to your form questions in the title of each document? Sends an email to notify form respondents or other email addresses upon form submission / file creation? Shares the generated files and manages user permissions so contacts can view / comment / edit in Google Drive. Or attach the generated PDF directly to the email notification.
6. Form Approvals
Designed for use within organizations of all sizes to automate processes, control departmental spend, save paper, and provide visibility to senior management.
Depending on your usage, there may be a cost to use this add-on. Refer to formapprovals.com/pricing for details. Form Approvals is powerful, yet easy to use. Within minutes you?ll be able to:
- Create a form to capture information/data requiring approval;
- Assign approvers;
- Set approving order;
- Include routing conditions (e.g only send to an approver if a condition is met);
- Automatically email approvers the submission details, including one click approve/decline;
- Track the status of requests throughout the workflow process.
7. Dynamic Fields
Dynamic Fields Add-on for Google Forms inserts and updates the values of selection fields. Values of questions of type Multiple-choice, Drop-down, Checkbox and Grid can be updated by different source. A Source can be a column of a Google sheet, a contact group, a Google group oder calendar Events.
8. Choice Eliminator Lite
Choice Eliminator is designed for light use only, and may be unreliable when multiple people are taking the form at the same time. Use Dropdown type of questions instead of multiple choice for better reliability.
Choice Eliminator will eliminate options from a multiple-choice, dropdown, or checkbox type of question. Great for signing up for time slots or having students choose topics without doubling up.
9. Booking Calendar
Booking Calendar is an add-on use for Google forms. It permits form?s respondents to book the appointment from form admin?s Calendar. The add-on auto loads the events from Calendar under the rules that were set by the admin. It also adds the respondent as an attendee of the appointment slot that was booked by him.It?s easy to configure but very useful.
Certify?em lets you harness the power of Google Forms by turning them into online, certification exams. With easy to use controls and minimal setup, you can now send customizable PDF certificates to anyone who passes your online exam!
Certify?em comes with several professionally designed certificate templates, and allows you to specify your own as well (created in Google Slides). Everyone who passes your exam will receive their own personalized copy as a PDF email attachment with a unique serial number. And you?ll be able to keep track of who has passed, and who hasn?t, using the spreadsheet of records that Certify?em automatically creates and maintains!
Form Ranger allows you to auto-populate the choices in list, multiple choice, checkbox or grid question options from columns of data in any Google Sheet or Doctopus roster.
Great for ensuring form choices match values in an existing database of records, such as students, inventory items, expected attendees, workshop or session titles, etc. ? useful for then applying matching formulas such as COUNTIF, VLOOKUP, MATCH, and others.
12. QR Code Maker
QR Code Maker
This is a simple add-on to help you instantly generate the QR code of the URL of your Form, and then you can add the QR code into your Form as an image. By scanning the QR code, your respondents can open your Form with their mobile devices easily.
13. Doc Appender
Use a Google Form to select which Doc(s) to append from a list, multiple-choice, or checkbox Form question ? pre-populated with Doc titles from a folder in Drive.
14. Advanced Summary
Advanced Summary of Responses takes advantage of Awesome Table to quickly build a summary of your form responses. You can select the items to display, and the summary will automatically update.
Used for checking in and out items, this add-on will create a question set or multiple sets. One question is for items that are IN and another for items that are OUT. Questions can be Multiple-Choice, List or Check-boxes. When someone fills out the form selected items will be moved between the two questions. This allows a for a very easy check in/out form. This is great for signing out equipment from the library, or even classroom camera?s. Other questions can be added to the question sets so that you can capture any information that you would like.
Merge multiple Forms into the current Form with 1 click. Also recycle form questions from a Form in your Google Drive to the current Form.
18. Form Duplicates
Form Duplicates add-on for Google Forms lets you to automatically find and delete duplicate responses by choosing form items.
Free limitations: ? Only view duplicates, without letting you to delete Features: ? Find duplicates with options like ?Omit first response?, ?Omit latest response?, ?Do not omit? ? Lets you to delete the selected responses eliminating the duplicates for optimized summary of your form
19. Form to Calendar
Forms to Calendar
Create event by submitting form, turn form response into Google Calendar event.Generate a form with start time and end time fields for event to convert each new form entry into Google Calendar event.Best for creating low cost booking and reservation systems.The add-on connects Google Form to a Google Calendar account, create new events automatically. It uses Google Form response to make a Google Calendar event.
Build a custom mobile app from the response spreadsheet of your Google Form. It is quick, easy, and no coding is involved.Start with a Google Form and create your own mobile app. AppSheet is the intelligent, no-code app platform for everyone. Create apps to transform your workplace.
The app can collect different inputs including photos, signatures, GPS location, and scanned barcodes. Take Google Forms to the next level with an AppSheet add-on!