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Dropbox Transfer now lets anyone send large files and videos

Dropbox Transfer now lets anyone send large files and videos

Dropbox has opened its file-transfer service to all users, offering a competitor to popular alternatives like WeTransfer. With Dropbox Transfer, anyone can send large files to someone else directly from one's hard drive or Dropbox account, including videos, photo assets, documents, and more. Dropbox is offering a generous transfer size limitation, making its new service very appealing.

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Dropbox adds new Extensions for WhatsApp, Outlook, Canva, and DocSend

Dropbox adds new Extensions for WhatsApp, Outlook, Canva, and DocSend

Cloud storage provider Dropbox has announced the improvement and addition of another 12 Extensions for popular services, enabling its users to directly access those services within the Dropbox platform. The new Extensions join ones launched by the company last year, including apps for Gmail, Adobe, and similar popular services.

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The new Dropbox is here and you can try its best feature today

The new Dropbox is here and you can try its best feature today

Hot on the heels of Dropbox raising its prices, there's a new version of the cloud storage and workspace platform that the company hopes will keep you - and your data - from jumping ship. Unveiled today, and debuting through an early access program, the new Dropbox promises to further blur the lines between what's stored locally and what's remote, kicking off with a new desktop app.

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Dropbox boosts productivity with new Google Docs integration

Dropbox boosts productivity with new Google Docs integration

Dropbox is making it easier for its users to work in the cloud by integrating Google's office web apps with its cloud service. Under the new support, users who are signed into a Google G Suite account can directly access Google Docs, Slides, and Sheets within Dropbox, enabling them to save content, search files, manage access, and more.

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Dropbox device linking limits just got added for Basic accounts

Dropbox device linking limits just got added for Basic accounts

Dropbox has quietly added a new limitation on free accounts, putting a cap on how many devices can be linked simultaneously. The cloud storage service offers new users 2GB for free, along with access across multiple devices; however how those devices are linked to an account is changing, and it could end up causing frustration.

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Dropbox adds time-based comment support for videos and audio

Dropbox adds time-based comment support for videos and audio

Dropbox has added time-based commenting for audio and video files, the company has announced. This new support makes it possible to leave comments at specific times on both content types, eliminating the need to put the comments in a separate email or document. Other Dropbox users with access to the file can view the comments and leave their own, simplifying the collaboration process.

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Dropbox Extensions let you do almost everything inside Dropbox

Dropbox Extensions let you do almost everything inside Dropbox

Like it or not, “the cloud” has become an essential part of modern life. At the very least, more and more people are using cloud storage to hold their files, especially the ones they need on the go or to collaborate with others. Cloud storage, however, really offers just that: storage. To do anything with the files stored in them, you often have to not only launch other apps, you also have to download and re-upload them in the process. That’s why Dropbox has developed a new Extensions system so you can do all of the things you need to do without leaving Dropbox at all.

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Dropbox starts automatically scanning text in images

Dropbox starts automatically scanning text in images

Dropbox has launched a new feature that automatically scans the text found in uploaded images, the company has announced. The new OCR feature extracts any words it finds from PDFs, scanned document images, photos of receipts, and more, making it easier for users to search the content. The feature is only available to certain Dropbox account types, however.

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Dropbox free 1TB pro upgrade: cloud storage has become cheap

Dropbox free 1TB pro upgrade: cloud storage has become cheap

While the “cloud” still lacks a formal, universally accepted definition, it has become a common term thrown around in both tech and media. Cloud storage has, in fact, become so common that there are already dozens of business competing in a once Dropbox-dominated market. It now has Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive, and Box to contend with, among others. To widen its lead, Dropbox just upgraded its Pro and Business Standard tiers with an additional 1 TB all for free. Sadly, the needle hasn’t moved at all for its other plans.

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Dropbox for Gmail add-on makes it easier to send and save files

Dropbox for Gmail add-on makes it easier to send and save files

Dropbox has announced a new add-on for Gmail, the first product of a partnership between it and Google. With this add-on, Dropbox users can find any file they need from within their Gmail inbox, doing so from any browser, as well as the Gmail Android app. The company also plans to bring the new support to iOS, though it hasn't provided a launch date for that platform yet.

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Dropbox mobile apps get better file activity tracking and sharing tools

Dropbox mobile apps get better file activity tracking and sharing tools

Dropbox has updated its Android and iOS apps with new features that help users stay up to date with their files while better managing content, previewing documents, simplified file commenting, and more. The new features launched on iOS today, and the company promises that Android users will get access to the new features "soon."

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Dropbox Paper adds customizable templates to simplify doc creation

Dropbox Paper adds customizable templates to simplify doc creation

Dropbox has announced new features for Paper, its online collaboration platform. Most notable among the changes is the addition of Templates, a customizable way for users to create the type of document they need for the task at hand. Users are given the ability to "templatize" any existing document; this transforms the file into a template that can be used for future work.

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