We know avid blog readers (like you!) understand the ins and outs of Dropbox. But we also know there are lots of people who haven’t met us yet. We wanted to let those folks know about the good things that happen when their files live in Dropbox, so we just posted a new video that answers the simple question: What is Dropbox, anyway?
If you’ve been using our desktop application, you know how magical the Dropbox folder is. Whenever you save a photo, doc, or video to the folder, it’s automatically backed up online and saved to all of your devices. But if you’re a new user, you may not know that you can do even more with your files — from sharing to commenting — right from the Dropbox folder on your computer.
If you’re conducting research or co-authoring an academic paper with someone from afar, then you know there are sometimes bumps on the collaboration road. When your work or organization styles are different, things can often get confused, misplaced, or worse — overwritten or deleted. Instead of relying on email attachments and memory sticks, try using Dropbox Pro. These 3 tips will get you off to a great start.
According to David Baeza, there’s a huge opportunity for drones to help protect honey bees, save water, and improve crop yields around the world. This is because — according to David’s estimation — 80 percent of the world’s drones will be put to work in the agriculture industry by the year 2020. David is the co-founder of a company out of the Santa Ynez Valley in California called Vine-Rangers, which provides a “drones-as-a-service” product to help wine grape farmers maintain their vineyards more efficiently — and Dropbox is a critical part of the operation. Here’s how.
In the past 30 days, more than 53 million edits were made to design files stored in Dropbox — so it’s no surprise that creative professionals around the world rely on Dropbox as an integral part of their day-to-day workflows. Today we’re introducing a new and improved web preview experience for images, so working with design files in Dropbox is faster and easier than ever. Here’s what’s changing.
Penn Masala, a South Asian a cappella group out of the University of Pennsylvania, uses Dropbox Pro to keep all their music organized and to help them collaborate with other artists. Their organization has paid off with a number of amazing opportunities — most recently, it was being included in the movie Pitch Perfect 2. Learn more about how they use Dropbox to manage everything.
We recently talked with Dropbox Pro user Janelle Sing, who has quite the career. She’s head designer at Soludos, does artwork for Simon Miller jeans, and creates digital illustrations for an iPad app called Paper. Janelle is one busy designer, and this amount of work doesn’t come without a few lessons learned along the way. Here are some of her tried-and-true methods to keeping everything organized as she juggles her bustling career.