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Dropbox is the iOS companion app to the free Dropbox Web service and desktop software. If you have Dropbox set up on your Mac, this app lets you sync, share, and download files and folders from your computer using your iPhone or iPad.

The Dropbox mobile app basically gives you another interface for accessing your Dropbox folder, a local folder that you set up on your Mac. Anything you put in that folder, you can see on your iPhone or iPad. The interface gives you tools to view the file (surprisingly quickly, and without losing quality even with MP3s and video files), open the file in another app (particularly useful on an iPad outfitted with other productivity apps), or share the file (either by e-mailing a link, or by copying a link to your clipboard). You can also "favorite" a file to save it to your device for offline viewing. (Since your Dropbox folder could be as large as 100GB, the app doesn't automatically download all of it.) Dropbox can view a broad range of file types, from common image and text formats to Microsoft Office files and Keynote presentations.

The Dropbox mobile app doesn't do everything--for instance, it would be nice to add and edit files from inside the app--and performance isn't always reliable with large files. That said, Dropbox is an extremely easy and free way to access and share files from your Mac, and if you're already using Dropbox on your Mac, this is a must-download.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "easy and secure. best online storage available"

    May 17, 2011  |   By rhyst

    Version: Dropbox 1.3

    Pros

    great free solution for sharing files
    when I take photos with my iphone it automatically uploads to dropbox and syncs with my computer.So no need to manually transfer
    To get extra free storage when signing up use this promo code

    http://*****/IOgXhLe

    Cons

    There are others out there that offer more free storage,
    however this is still worth getting as this is the most secure.
    And if you use the link above you can increase your amount of free storage.
    And this app works great with iphone.
    Therefore: none

    Summary

    his allows me access to any files in my dropbox folder anywhere. It automatically syncs across computers / phones. And best of all its free.
    Dropbox is also the most secure cloud service available, encrypting files before uploading to the dropbox server.
    Dropbox also makes it easy to share files with anyone else.

    Bottom line extrememly easy and secure to use and free. Get it!

    Also if you use this promo code when signing up you can get extra storage for free:

    http://*****/IOgXhLe

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