Easily collect photos, docs, and more with file requests

We often hear from users that getting files from other people can be a pain. Whether it’s photos from friends or docs from colleagues, collecting files usually means fishing through a sea of email attachments. We’ve given this problem a lot of thought, and today, we have a solution: a new feature called file requests.

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Daniel Levine: Lawyer by day, app entrepreneur by night

They say that necessity is the mother of invention, and this rings particularly true for mobile apps. Need to check your flight status? Have some food delivered? Deposit a check? There are apps for all of these things, and they were all created by someone who saw a need. Dropbox Pro user Daniel Levine is no different — he saw a need, so he created an app to fill it. The big difference between Daniel and most people who create apps is that he’s not a developer; he works in law.

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Building a dream house together: How Marco and Irene use Dropbox

Almost everyone daydreams about building the perfect home someday, but what does it take to actually do it? For Marco and Irene, a married couple living in Italy, it took patience, persistence, and a lot of paperwork to make their dream home a reality. But with a little help from Dropbox, they were able to stay organized along the way.

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Do more with Dropbox on your desktop

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.

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