Edit Office files right from your browser with our new Office Online integration

We’re willing to bet that your Dropbox is home to quite a few Microsoft Office files — and starting today, working with those files is even easier. We’ve released a new integration with Microsoft Office Online, so you can edit any Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, or Excel files in your Dropbox directly from your web browser.

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Pro tips: Film writer/director Greg Coolidge on perfecting the creative process

Hollywood Renaissance man Greg Coolidge — whose many accomplishments include writing Ride Along, writing and directing Employee of the Month, and writing and executive producing The Expendables — wears many creative hats. And with help from tools like Dropbox, he never misses a moment of inspiration. Here’s a sneak peek into his workflow and creative process, with a few tips for all you creative or media professionals out there.

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Document previews on the web are now better than ever

Starting today, when you preview a document in Dropbox using a web browser, it’s going to look better, load faster, and offer you even more functionality. The biggest change you may notice is that we’ve redesigned the document toolbar at the bottom of the preview, so it adapts to the type of file you’re previewing — across documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and PDFs, on any major web browser.

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Preserve your family recipes with Dropbox

When people think of family traditions, they often think of food. Whether it’s grandma’s chicken noodle soup, dad’s secret barbecue sauce, or newer additions to the recipe box (see: totchos), food lies at the heart of many family gatherings and fond memories. Unfortunately, family recipes aren’t always written down or saved in a consistent way, making it harder to track down your family’s secret snickerdoodle recipe when you get a sudden craving for it. Enter Dropbox, a simple way to preserve your favorite family recipes. Here’s how.

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Use Dropbox when searching for your dream job

If you’re on the hunt for a new job, you don’t need us to tell you that it’s competitive out there. Professionalism, speed, and attention to detail can go a long way when you’re trying to set yourself apart from other candidates. So here are a few ways you can use Dropbox to make a good impression with recruiters and hiring managers.

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New on Android: PDF viewer and in-document search

Our latest update to the Dropbox Android app brings with it an exciting new feature — a PDF viewer. That means you get rich previews and easy sharing for any PDF, regardless of whether or not it started in Dropbox. This app version also introduces in-document search, which means you can search for keywords within your files and go straight to those sections.

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