Important information can live in any number of tools, and we’ve been working to bring all of that data together in one place. Today, we’re taking a big step towards making that a reality for more of the tools you rely on every day. We’re launching Dropbox Extensions, a new way to work seamlessly in web-based apps while keeping everything organized in Dropbox—without additional integration work or coding.
We’re always looking for ways to streamline workflows for individuals and teams using Dropbox. Often that means deeply integrating Dropbox with the tools people use every day. Architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) companies in particular are seeing the value of Dropbox as a connective tissue for solutions specific to their industry. Today, we’re expanding our support for AEC tools, with a new integration for construction project management solution Procore.
Our automatic camera uploads feature has been hugely popular for users on our Dropbox Basic, Plus, and Professional plans for individuals. And one of the most popular requests we’ve received has been to bring this feature over to Dropbox Business. We have great news: today, we’re making automatic camera uploads available to teams on Dropbox Business.
Coordinating projects is hard work. Not only does everyone need to be clear on overall goals, but people also need tasks assigned and project status kept up to date. And if you can’t handle these basics, it’s easy for projects to go off the rails. That pain—the pain of coordinating all those moving pieces—is one we’re taking on today with our new timelines feature in Dropbox Paper.
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.
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.