More than 20 billion image and PDF files have been stored in Dropbox, and of those, 10–20% are photos of documents. The problem is that, unlike Word documents or PDFs with embedded text, the contents of those images can’t be searched. Finding the one you need—especially if there are tens of thousands stored or shared with you in Dropbox—is tough. Today, we’re attacking that problem by automatically performing optical character recognition on these images as part of our DBXi initiative.
Teams work best together when they can stay in their creative flow—without interruption or context-switching. In this spirit, today Dropbox and Adobe are thrilled to announce a new integration for Adobe XD CC and Dropbox Paper. And now, when you paste an Adobe XD prototype link in Paper, you’ll see a preview of the design, right in your doc. This integration marks an expansion of our partnership efforts to encourage teams to unleash their creative energy through streamlining team coordination and communication.
When you’re in your flow, you want to stay in that flow state as long as possible. But all it takes is a click of a link to drown you in a sea of browser tabs and break that all-important flow. Link previews in Dropbox Paper, which let you easily add work from other tools to your docs, help combat this browser tab weariness. That’s why we’ve been working to bring even more of the tools you use every day into Paper. Today, we’re introducing preview support for three new tools so you can better keep all the pieces you need in one place.
Good news for all of you who want a better way to bring scattered content together and help your team focus on what really matters. Starting today, if you’ve got PDF, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Adobe Illustrator files stored in Dropbox, you can customize how they show up in Paper. Here’s how it works.
As you collaborate on large files—like ultra hi-def video and interactive presentations—with co-workers and clients, your need for storage only increases. So we’re helping you store more by giving Dropbox Professional and Business Standard accounts an additional terabyte of space—with no change in price.
Scattered content is an everyday problem for many people. Any given file could be sitting on your desktop, attached to an email thread, tied to a database, or stored in any number of different places. We’re taking on this problem by making Dropbox a unified home for your work, with initiatives like our recently announced Google Cloud partnership. Today, we’re introducing the first product integration in this new partnership, an add-on for Gmail that will help you stay focused on what matters.