Dropbox Paper Pricing, Features, Reviews & Comparison of Alternatives

Dropbox Paper

Real-time collaborative document workspace

4.39/5 (109 reviews)

Dropbox Paper overview

What is Dropbox Paper?

Dropbox Paper is a cloud-based collaborative workspace that lets teams organize documents, assign tasks, create to-do lists, and collaborate in real time. The platform is fully integrated with Dropbox, allowing users to include previews any of their stored files within the documents they create. Dropbox Paper can be used as an online task management software to manage projects and enable team collaboration.

With Dropbox Paper, users can collaboratively create documents from a variety of templates for a range of use cases. Templates designed to meet the needs of creative, marketing, product, HR, sales, IT, education, and other teams include solutions for brainstorming, creative briefs, product specifications, employee onboarding, account plans, project plans, wikis and knowledge bases, user research reports, brand guidelines, bug trackers, content calendars, and more.

Dropbox Paper provides tasks management tools, allowing users to mention each other, assign tasks, and manage due dates for to-dos. Feedback can be left directly on documents through annotations and comments, and attributions keep everyone informed of who added what. Users can add multimedia elements to their documents in the form of YouTube links, Google Maps, GIFs, Pinterest boards, SoundCloud audio, and other link types. Dropbox Paper also supports embedded previews of Sketch and Invision files, and can convert documents into presentations.
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Pricing

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Markets

United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, China and 5 other markets, India, Japan, Germany, Brazil, Mexico

Supported languages

English, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Danish, Dutch and 14 other languages, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Ukrainian, Thai
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Dropbox Paper user reviews

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Javier Aragones

Great tool for writing and sharing

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2020-04-29
Review Source: Capterra

I love this tool. I write practically all my text with it.

Pros
Paper is a incredibly well polished cloud based wysiwyg markdown editor and along with Medium has set the standard for these. It includes some handy features like tables and to-do lists It comes directly with your Dropbox account. It also has very easy sharing. But above all its minimalistic interface helps you focus on writing and removes most distractions.

Cons
Since it is markdown based, it lacks but the most basic formatting options. So if you want more visual adjustments or advanced word processing features, you won't find them in paper

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Likelihood to recommend: 9/10

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Anonymous

A better version of Google Docs

Used daily for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2019-12-17
Review Source: Capterra

It helps when we have a larger story to work on or project, allowing editors to look in on work and make changes, even though we're not in the same room (or the same building).

Pros
Easy to use, perfect for groups working on projects. Not only can you share documents, but you also can get updates from different group members. In some ways, it's like a mix of Google Docs and Stack.

Cons
Nothing really. It's works well, both on wifi and using data on phones and laptops. It doesn't take long to train an employee to use it successfully.

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Likelihood to recommend: 7/10

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Ivelisse v

Dropbox paper make it easy to collaborate information with team members

Used daily for 6-12 months
Reviewed 2020-10-25
Review Source: Capterra

In window and Mobile Dropbox Paper works well enough and makes reference to my information when you are. Problems I used to have with their performance were fixed once I informed them, that makes me want to use it more because the developers was able to listen to problems. It is a flexible software that simplifies the handwriting process and offers an interruption free interface independent of project type or business despite certain organizational problems.

Pros
Dropbox Paper provides you with such a perfect platform to write down fast in full detail with the other teammates. It is important that we all remain on the very same page in each remote control workplace so we do not miss any details when collaborate with dropbox.It has a fantastic overall interface in which you can make columns, describe the text, create a to-do checklist and mark people in a calendar.

Cons
I hope that will be enhanced over period when it could even be incorporated into resources like Grammarly . The folder named view is not attractive as well as the slow adjustment of the usage interface can be very frustrating, frequently leading to several blank documents being generated rather than creating an option

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Likelihood to recommend: 8/10

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Laura Turnroth

Has a lot of potential!

Used daily for 6-12 months
Reviewed 2019-07-25
Review Source: Capterra

I work on a marketing team and I have started building my marketing plans directly in Paper for the to-do list functionality. I wish it had a regular calendar option though! Overall, it is a useful tool that is helpful for project management when collaborating.

Pros
I think the Dropbox Paper feature is fairly new. It has a great general layout where you have the ability to create tables, explain the document, make a to-do list and tag people plus make a timeline. You can highlight text or leave comments directly in the document which makes tracking progress and decisions super easy.

Cons
I really wish the to-do list had a capability to automotically put the dates in chronological order and add them to the timeline. Right now the option is there, but it is all manual. Plus, I could use more highlight color options for color coding!

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Likelihood to recommend: 8/10

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Francielli Bao

Reliable storage of personal documents

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2020-08-16
Review Source: Capterra

Pros
I use dropbox for years with university, I find this app extremely reliable, I have it shared with other professional colleagues and I never had any problems. Always very fast to upload documents, I like the link between different devices and I highly recommend using it.

Cons
The layout has improved a lot in the last few years, I would just like the document folders that had modifications to be in a different color, it would be easy to see.

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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Dropbox Paper pricing

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Free
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Dropbox Paper is available free to anyone with a Dropbox account.

Dropbox Paper features

Collaboration Tools
Collaborative Workspace
Commenting
Drag & Drop Interface
Projections
Third Party Integration
Workflow Management

API (336 other apps)
Access Control (248 other apps)
Activity Dashboard (209 other apps)
Activity Tracking (150 other apps)
Automatic Notifications (196 other apps)
Chat (169 other apps)
Customizable Branding (184 other apps)
Document Management (229 other apps)
Document Storage (248 other apps)
File Management (162 other apps)
Permission Management (214 other apps)
Reporting & Statistics (159 other apps)
Search Functionality (288 other apps)

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Additional information for Dropbox Paper

Key features of Dropbox Paper

  • Collaboration
  • Committee Meetings
  • File Sharing
  • Gantt/Timeline View
  • Guest Access
  • Idea Management
  • Internal Meetings
  • Marketing Calendar
  • Materials Management
  • Minutes Management
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Benefits

• Dropbox Paper offers a variety of templates for different use cases, including brainstorming, product launch plans, product specifications, project plans, creative briefs, brand guidelines, bug trackers, content calendars, and more.
• Paper's task management tools allow users to assign out tasks for completion, mention other users, and add due dates directly from within documents.
• Users can connect Dropbox Paper to their calendar, providing access to agendas, background documents, minutes, next steps, and task assignments alongside meeting events.
• Links to Google Maps, YouTube videos, Pinterest boards, SoundCloud audio, GIFs and other files can be dropped into documents in Dropbox Paper, and displayed and played within the document.
• Native apps for Android and iOS allow users to capture photos, give feedback, and take notes from wherever they are.