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Dropbox

File syncing, storage and sharing platform

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Dropbox Overview

Dropbox is a free, off-site server for file sharing and storage. It allows you to sync your files online and across your devices automatically.

Handle files as you would on your desktop with Dropbox. Add, edit, erase and then access them on secure servers from any device (PC, Mac, iPhone, Android & Windows Phone).

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Security and privacy

Encryption

Yes
Encryption of sensitive data at rest
Yes
HTTPS for all pages

Access control

Yes
Multi-factor authentication options

Data policy

Yes
Data backup in multiple locations/GEO regions
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Specifications

Intended Users
Freelancers, Large Enterprises, Mid Size Business, Non Profits, Public Administrations, Small Business
Devices Supported
Android, iPhone-iPad, Linux, Mac, Windows, Web-based, Windows Phone
Supported Countries
Asia, Australia, Canada, China, Europe, India, Latin America, Middle-East and Africa, United Kingdom, United States
Supported Languages
Chinese (Simplified), Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish
Support Options
FAQs, Forum, Knowledge Base, Online Support, Video Tutorials

Dropbox Pricing

Starting from: $9.99
Pricing model: Freemium, Subscription
Free Trial: Available (No Credit Card required)

Free up to 2 GB
$9.99 / month up to 1TB
$12 per user per month - unlimited storage

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Key Features of Dropbox

  • File sharing
  • Automatic organization & back-up
  • Any device accessibility
  • File storage
  • Preview & download
  • Automatic updates
  • Large file sharing
  • Simple link-sharing via email, chat or text message
  • Online back-up & file recovery
  • 256-bit AES encryption security
  • Offline access
  • Efficient syncing
  • Manually set bandwidths

Benefits

  • Edit Dropbox files even if you're offline; your changes automatically sync once your device regains an internet connection.

  • When you edit a shared file, everyone gets the update automatically.

  • Automatically back-up photos from the camera roll on your phone or computer. They´ll be saved in date order for you to create albums with and share. 30 days of undo history enables you to restore accidentally deleted files.

  • Share files and photos - even with someone without a Dropbox account.

  • Save any kind of file in Dropbox and sync them across all devices (PC, Mac, Android, iPad, iPhone or Windows Phone).
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    Dropbox User Reviews

    My ONLY hard drive.

    Verified Reviewer  24th of July 04:47

    Travis Tandy, Accountant & Tax Preparer
    I have been using Dropbox for business for about 2 years now. I have been using Dropbox the app for even longer than that. Instead of using the My Documents folder I save any and all files to Dropbox, now I have my files anywhere.

    Versatile and functional and univeraal application

    Verified Reviewer  23rd of July 14:43

    George Zugg, Technical Support Engineer at Violin Memory
    I have been an avid user of Dropbox for many years now and have reccomended it to most everyone I know or meet. Iknow that Google Drive and Microsoft Drive now do the same things but Dropbox was the originator on backing up Camera Pictures on all my devices and syncronizing my documents across devices and operting systems. I even pay for additonal space as the application has never failed me unlike issues Ive had with Google Drive on one or mre devices.

    Dropbox is Awesome!

    Verified Reviewer  19th of July 13:58

    Daniel Faucitt, Technical Director at RegimA
    Best on the market since inception. No sluggishness due to cloud sync as it simply saves locally and syncs in the background (as all cloud storage should IMO). New LAN sync means other terminals on the local network accelerate the process..

    Clean, user-friendly, growing feature set

    Verified Reviewer  21st of June 16:25

    Jake Bernstein, Manager, Business Development at Bonfyre App
    DropBox is a top of the line cloud-based storage system for your personal or business needs. I've used it for transferring rich media files for music, photos and other files with friends and family, but from there have used it for business needs with my company and co-workers. I highly recommend this app / software for either of the above.

    Dropbox is on top of the game!

    Verified Reviewer  17th of November, 2014 06:11

    VP New Business and Growth (Computer Software company, 11-50 employees)
    I have been using Dropbox both in personal and professional settings and can only recommend it. It's reliable, easy to navigate, easy to share and the price point also provides good value for what it offers.

    Easy to set up but limited administrative features

    Verified Reviewer  12th of November, 2014 20:33

    COO, Nubera (GetApp); Managing Vice President, Gartner (Information Technology and Services company, 5001-10,000 employees)
    What i really like is the simplicity of the service which is their biggest strength. It is easy-to-setup and the various clients for PC, Mac or mobile make it very easy to use across all my devices. Even on 3G network the sync works well. It is also possible to set individual dropbox clients to sync selectively, so that you don’t automatically copy every addition to a growing library of media onto the capacity-constrained devices

    Dropbox does it well!

    20th of February, 2014 12:24

    Director Bob
    I've used Hightail and Dropbox. Both work well but slightly different. The advantage to Dropbox for me is cost. It is considerably cheaper per gigabyte for sharing larger files. I use both their on-line interface and the desktop program. The desktop has an icon that indicates upload status. It took me a while to understand that sharing a folder with a colleague means that both of our computers need to be on and if something is deleted or moved on one computer it is deleted on the other. This may be true of all sharing services. My only complaint with Dropbox is that it seems a bit slow to upload. But, again, that may be true of all similar services.

    Difficult to imagine how life was before Dropbox

    8th of June, 2012 14:12

    Elke
    Dropbox is just standard for every office and private cloud computing users. I think it offers all the features that you need to organize in a good way your files in the cloud.

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    FAQs for Dropbox

    Below are some frequently asked questions for Dropbox.

    Q. What are the main features of Dropbox?

    Dropbox offers the following features:

    • File sharing
    • Automatic organization & back-up
    • Any device accessibility
    • File storage
    • Preview & download
    • Automatic updates
    • Large file sharing
    • Simple link-sharing via email, chat or text message
    • Online back-up & file recovery
    • 256-bit AES encryption security
    • Offline access
    • Efficient syncing
    • Manually set bandwidths

    Q. How much does Dropbox cost?

    We have the following pricing information for Dropbox:

    Starting from: $9.99
    Pricing model: Freemium, Subscription
    Free Trial: Available (No Credit Card required)

    Q. Who are the typical users of Dropbox?

    Dropbox has the following typical customers:

    Freelancers, Large Enterprises, Mid Size Business, Non Profits, Public Administrations, Small Business

    Q. What languages does Dropbox support?

    Dropbox supports the following languages:

    Chinese (Simplified), Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish

    Q. What type of pricing plans does Dropbox offer?

    Dropbox has the following pricing plans:

    Free Trial, Freemium, Subscription

    Q. Does Dropbox support mobile devices?

    Dropbox supports the following devices:

    Android, iPhone-iPad, Windows Phone

    Q. Does Dropbox offer an API?

    Yes, Dropbox has an API available for use.

    Q. What other apps does Dropbox integrate with?

    Dropbox integrates with the following applications:

    Microsoft Office 365, DocuSign, HelloSign, Trello, Asana, Wrike, Wunderlist, Smartsheet, Producteev, Slack, HipChat, Cisco WebEx, Fuze Suite, Windows Azure Platform, Salesforce Sales Cloud, 1Password, IFTTT, Zapier, Wufoo, Xpenditure, Receipt Bank, Nimble, Splunk Cloud, DOMO, Okta On-Demand Identity Management, OneLogin, Bitium

    Q. What level of support does Dropbox offer?

    Dropbox offers the following support options:

    FAQs, Forum, Knowledge Base, Online Support, Video Tutorials


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