Dropbox

Dropbox

File syncing, storage & sharing platform

4.5/5 (12506 reviews)

Dropbox Overview

Dropbox is a free, off-site server for file sharing and storage. It allows users to sync their files online and across devices automatically.
Dropbox brings files together, in one central place. They’re easy to find and safely synced across all devices, so users can access them anytime, anywhere.
Handle files as users would on their desktop with Dropbox. Add, edit, erase and then access them on secure servers from any device (PC, Mac, iPhone, Android & Windows Phone).

Pricing

Starting from
€10.00/month
Pricing options
Free Trial
Free
Subscription
Value for money

Devices

Business size

S
M
L

Markets

Asia, Australia, Canada, China, Europe and 5 others, India, Latin America, Middle-East and Africa, United Kingdom, United States

Supported Languages

Chinese (Simplified), Danish, Dutch, English, French and 10 others, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish

Dropbox Reviews

Overall rating
4.5/5
92% positive reviews
7938
Excellent
3562
Very good
840
Average
110
Poor
56
Terrible
Verified Reviewer

Cloud Storage that Focus on Needs

Used Daily for 2+ years
Reviewed on 15/11/2019
Review Source: Capterra

Now we have control over data as we can access data from both phone and desktop. We don't have to worry about losing data as we know it is secure with Dropbox Business.

Pros

Dropbox Business has helped us to back up our company and personal data easily. Having a desktop and mobile applications helps to access the cloud stored data from everywhere whenever we need it. In a desktop, files and folders to be backed up are easily dragged to the shortcut on desktop which is convenient and easy. Dropbox Business allows the administrator to give other users controlled access to data in our company thereby providing a platform for easy team work as data is made available for team's access everywhere they are. You can also give links to individuals that don't have access credentials to download data from the account without logging in.

Cons

Dropbox Business has no Artificial Intelligence to recognize and group data on its own, it depends on the user to put files in order before backing up.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend

10.0/10
Carlos T.

Store documents in the Cloud and share documents with your co-workers.

Used Daily for 1+ year
Reviewed on 11/11/2019
Review Source: Capterra

Dropbox is, without a doubt, the best existing software to store and synchronize documents in the cloud. Having this software in your work will get many benefits to store, share and edit documents in the cloud, as its options work splendidly, far outperforming the competition. Another ivaluable element that Dropbox has is its security for the storage and transfer of information, for many years Dropbox has been in charge of perfecting its security system and thus be more appealing for large companies. A software that I always recommend.

Pros

The storage and synchronization of information in the cloud is one of the most useful tools for businesses today. This service makes it very easy for companies to share and modify files in the cloud, creating a new generation of workers more productive and efficient in their work. Dropbox is a beneficial software for you and your company for the following aspects.

-In addition to storing information in the cloud, you can synchronize your Dropbox folder with other devices and users, facilitating the transfer of information.

-You have excellent levels of security to share confidential files from your company to other users. File transfers are done through SSL with AES-256 encryption.

-Create direct links and share them with the users you want.

-Dropbox has a multiplatform application, which allows you to use the software on Android and IOS.

-Dropbox has contracts with other service companies, whether they are creators of online stores, websites, companies and much more.

-Synchronize a folder from your pc or smartphone with Dropbox, and when you copy any document to this folder, it will automatically be hosted in the Dropbox cloud.

-Send large files seamlessly with Dropbox.

Cons

This software has a remarkable performance, and its features were designed exclusively for hosting information in the cloud, in addition to synchronization with other devices and users using Dropbox. I have used these aspects for a few years, achieving my work goals and establishing a very important file base. Dropbox has everything I need and I have never had any mishaps when I use it.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend

10.0/10
Karasinghe arachchige H.

Dropbox Business

Used Daily for 6-12 months
Reviewed on 19/10/2019
Review Source: Capterra

In a nutshell, this software help to guarantee security satisfaction for sharing sensitive documents for connected stakeholders in the digital platform. Moreover, saves invaluable time for company operations when transferring sensitive data and information at the multinational level. Last but not least, reduce unnecessary courier fees to third-party companies to send vital files, therefore ensure maximum cost savings for companies while boosting the ROI for the company.

Pros

1. Ease of use to this software can be considered as one of the best features in this software because you just need to either do drag and drop or copy and paste.
2. Enable to link various devices through different platforms (Windows, Android, Mac)
3. Allow sharing massive files that cannot be shared through official Email communications like Microsoft Outlook.
4. Guaranteed security for sharing documents because the stakeholders are aware that unlike Emails; only connected people have access to view these items.
5. Ease of upload from Mobile phones is recognized as the best feature.
6. Any activity inside the Dropbox notifies at the same time between the connected parties. For Example, if someone deleted a file from one end, instantly sharing messages among other devices like PC and pop up as small notifications.
7. Allows the company to expand the storage space is an ultimate feature as it helps the company to reduce physical archives and renting spaces.
8. It can allow third parties to share the files despite them having Dropbox software; therefore help to reduce the work time and enhance operational efficiency.

Cons

1. Sometimes it takes time to upload the files despite a strong broadband facility available since some of the connected direct stakeholders in the loop had to wait to see the shared file for some time which I did by using my PC
2. For Mobile Dropbox users, not getting a pop-up notification when activity was done by using a PC
3. Not Experienced visible updates

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend

9.0/10
David S.

My GoTo Cloud Storage and Sharing System

Used Daily for 2+ years
Reviewed on 05/10/2019
Review Source: Capterra

It's my central file sharing and syncing system. I've used it personally and professionally for years. As an IT Tech, I'm always recommending it to companies. It works easily and reliably. My largest deployment is for 40 employees who are all sharing a common data drive. I almost never have to trouble shoot anything.

Pros

It just works! I can't stress enough how much this matters. The program is easy to use on the desktop (Mac and PC) and the web interface is great as well if you are on a guest computer. Syncing is fast and doesn't slow the computer. Mobile access is super easy and fast as well.

Cons

I can't think of anything wrong with it. I've been using it for years... maybe it could be free, but that seems unfair to ask...

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use

Likelihood to recommend

10.0/10
Amy M.

Dropbox is Great

Used Daily for 2+ years
Reviewed on 30/09/2019
Review Source: Capterra

Overall experience has been great. I've tried other programs in the past such as OneDrive and Google Drive and I haven't liked either as much as I like Dropbox.

Pros

I love that when I sync it to my desktop it acts as though it's files on my computer. So I don't need to open and close the browser, I can just move files the same way I would if I was saving them on my computer. Love that it syncs with multiple computers as well so there's no wait time with email documents, we just put them into dropbox and everyone immediately has access.

Cons

There's really not much I don't like about Dropbox. I would love to be able to create users and control what they have access to so that I could keep some folders private. Or another great features would be to have some folders password protected, that way I would be able to control who had the password and could access them.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend

10.0/10

Dropbox Pricing

Starting from
€10.00/month
Pricing options
Free Trial
Free
Subscription
Value for money

Dropbox for individuals:
Basic: Free for up to 2GB of space
Plus: €9.99/month
Professional €19.99/month for

Dropbox Business:
Standard: €12/user/month
Advanced: €18/user/month
Enterprise: Contract Dropbox for pricing.

Dropbox Features

  • API
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Activity Tracking
  • Chat
  • Collaboration Tools
  • Commenting
  • Customizable Branding
  • Document Management
  • Document Storage
  • Permission Management
  • SSL Security
  • Third Party Integration

  • Access Control
  • Automatic Notifications
  • Calendar Management
  • Collaborative Workspace
  • Drag & Drop Interface
  • File Management
  • Projections
  • Search Functionality

Additional information for Dropbox

Key features of Dropbox

  • 256-bit AES encryption security
  • API
  • Accounting integration
  • Activity audit
  • Activity dashboard
  • Admin dashboard
  • Any device accessibility
  • Anytime, anywhere access
  • Application integration
  • Audit sharing activity
  • Auditing
  • Authentication & security
  • Automatic organization & back-up
  • Automatic updates
  • Branding management
  • CRM integration
  • Centralized billing
  • Chat
  • Commenting
  • Connected accounts management
  • Customized layouts
  • Data migration
  • Data protection
  • Device approvals
  • Document management
  • Document storage
  • Dropbox Showcase
  • Dropbox badge
  • Email integration
  • Enterprise mobility management
  • External sharing
  • File & version recovery
  • File event tracking
  • File requests
  • File sharing
  • File storage
  • File synchronization
  • File transfer
  • Full text search
  • Group management
  • HIPAA compliance
  • Help desk integration
  • History tracking
  • Invite enforcement
  • Link-sharing via email, chat or text message
  • Manually set bandwidths
  • Network control
  • Offline access
  • Online back-up & file recovery
  • Organization-wide collaboration
  • Password management
  • Permission management
  • Plus button
  • Preview & download
  • Progress tracking
  • Remote wipe
  • SSL security
  • Secure data storage
  • Secure login
  • Single sign on
  • Smart sync
  • Team activity tracking
  • Team folder manager
  • Third party integration
  • Two-step verification
  • User lists
  • Version history
  • Visual previews

Benefits

  • Edit Dropbox files even when offline; changes automatically sync once the device regains an internet connection.

  • When editing a shared file, everyone gets the update automatically.

  • Automatically back-up photos from the camera roll on a phone or computer. They´ll be saved in date order for users to create albums with and share. 30 days of undo history enables users to restore accidentally deleted files.

  • Share files and photos - even with someone without a Dropbox account.

  • Save any kind of file in Dropbox and sync them across all devices (PC, Mac, Android, iPad, iPhone or Windows Phone).

  • Dropbox FAQs

    Below are some frequently asked questions for Dropbox.

    Q. What type of pricing plans does Dropbox offer?

    Dropbox offers the following pricing plans:

    Starting from: €10.00/month

    Pricing model: Free, Subscription

    Free Trial: Available

    Dropbox for individuals:
    Basic: Free for up to 2GB of space
    Plus: €9.99/month
    Professional €19.99/month for

    Dropbox Business:
    Standard: €12/user/month
    Advanced: €18/user/month
    Enterprise: Contract Dropbox for pricing.

    Q. What are the main features of Dropbox?

    Dropbox offers the following features:

    • 256-bit AES encryption security
    • API
    • Accounting integration
    • Activity audit
    • Activity dashboard
    • Admin dashboard
    • Any device accessibility
    • Anytime, anywhere access
    • Application integration
    • Audit sharing activity
    • Auditing
    • Authentication & security
    • Automatic organization & back-up
    • Automatic updates
    • Branding management
    • CRM integration
    • Centralized billing
    • Chat
    • Commenting
    • Connected accounts management
    • Customized layouts
    • Data migration
    • Data protection
    • Device approvals
    • Document management
    • Document storage
    • Dropbox Showcase
    • Dropbox badge
    • Email integration
    • Enterprise mobility management
    • External sharing
    • File & version recovery
    • File event tracking
    • File requests
    • File sharing
    • File storage
    • File synchronization
    • File transfer
    • Full text search
    • Group management
    • HIPAA compliance
    • Help desk integration
    • History tracking
    • Invite enforcement
    • Link-sharing via email, chat or text message
    • Manually set bandwidths
    • Network control
    • Offline access
    • Online back-up & file recovery
    • Organization-wide collaboration
    • Password management
    • Permission management
    • Plus button
    • Preview & download
    • Progress tracking
    • Remote wipe
    • SSL security
    • Secure data storage
    • Secure login
    • Single sign on
    • Smart sync
    • Team activity tracking
    • Team folder manager
    • Third party integration
    • Two-step verification
    • User lists
    • Version history
    • Visual previews

    Q. Who are the typical users of Dropbox?

    Dropbox has the following typical customers:

    Freelancers, Large Enterprises, Mid Size Business, Non Profit, Public Administrations, Small Business

    Q. What languages does Dropbox support?

    Dropbox supports the following languages:

    Chinese (Simplified), Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish

    Q. What type of pricing plans does Dropbox offer?

    Dropbox has the following pricing plans:

    Free, Subscription

    Q. Does Dropbox support mobile devices?

    Dropbox supports the following devices:

    Android, iPhone, iPad

    Q. What other apps does Dropbox integrate with?

    Dropbox integrates with the following applications:

    Azendoo, Jimdo, JotForm, Pipedrive, RationalPlan, Receipt Bank, Sellsy, Teamwork Projects, Workfront, amoCRM

    Q. What level of support does Dropbox offer?

    Dropbox offers the following support options:

    FAQs, Forum, Knowledge Base, Online Support, Phone Support, Video Tutorials