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Editors' Rating:
Editors' Rating:
Outstanding
Average User Rating:
out of 188 votes out of 188 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    37.4.29
  • Total Downloads:
    917,010
  • Date Added:
    Oct. 19, 2017
  • Price:
    Free; Paid upgrade available

Editors' Review

The Dropbox app for PC offers an intuitive interface that allows users to drag and drop their files into cloud storage, which will then sync in the background. While it can use its share of resources during setup, it is one of the most reliable ways to store and share files remotely on a PC, all while ensuring they are protected against loss or damage.

Pros

Seamless integration with your Windows interface: After installation, Dropbox appears in Explorer as its own folder, while also placing an icon in the task bar. This allows you quick access to the folder. Drag and drop files into or out of the Dropbox to update them in the cloud, or see what files someone has added on their own machine. It's all very intuitive.

Access sharing options from your desktop: Right-click on any file or folder, and you'll find sharing options for other users. Even if someone doesn't have an active Dropbox folder, you can share a file with them -- either as a direct download link or as an invite to sign up.

Cons

Initial setup and upload can drag: If you have a large volume of files or a full folder to upload, initial installation can be slow. This can impact performance of other applications on your computer, and even slow down your Internet connection a bit. It's a small complaint because most people won't have that many files, and syncing will take only an hour or two. But for large accounts, it can be a frustrating process you'll likely go through multiple times.

Some options require logging in to the website: While you can update files and folders from your desktop app, some options require logging in to the website, including many sharing and linking tools. The switch is smooth, however, and the online interface is easy to navigate.

Bottom Line

Overall, Dropbox is one of the most accessible and easy-to-use cloud storage tools available for the PC platform. It's free to download and use up to 2GB, and it offers a range of options for both personal and business users, making it a must for many users.

 
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Full Specifications

What's new in version 37.4.29
Version 37.4.29 may include unspecified updates, enhancements, or bug fixes.
General
Publisher Dropbox
Publisher web site https://www.dropbox.com
Release Date October 18, 2017
Date Added October 19, 2017
Version 37.4.29
Category
Category Internet Software
Subcategory Online Storage & Data Backup
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP/Vista/7/8/8.1
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 80.93MB
File Name Dropbox 37.4.29 Offline Installer.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 917,010
Downloads Last Week 1,299
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations 2GB limit
Price Free
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