With 400 million people and 2.1 billion sharing connections around the world, Dropbox is quickly becoming one of the world’s largest collaboration platforms. One in three users joined because someone else invited them, while the average Dropbox for Business user is connected with seven other businesses through Dropbox. In short, Dropbox becomes even more valuable when your friends, family, and co-workers are using it along with you.
Over 400 million people love using Dropbox for everything from sharing family recipes to storing vacation photos. But for many, it’s more than just personal projects: over 60% of our Basic and Pro users tell us they’re using it primarily for work. And Dropbox really shines when you start collaborating on projects and sharing your work with others. With everyone and everything connected, ideas flow more freely and people create amazing things.
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.
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.
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.