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  • 1.0 stars

    "Frustrating time consuming and impossible to manage"

    December 4, 2013  |   By wgobbels

    Version: Dropbox 2.4.7

    Pros

    Easy to download and install but that's where the issues just begin

    Cons

    impossible to synch, shared folders don't share, hard to manipulate files between folders

    Summary

    If you want to spend half a day getting no where by all means go ahead. Never have I had such a hard time. Even deleting my account has taken hours of emails and help forums and getting no where. Biggest waste of time I ever spent. Read other bugs and issues and you will see just how much trouble this is.

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Great, it's an improvement from the earlier one."

    November 4, 2013  |   By Felipe1956

    Version: Dropbox 2.4.3

    Pros

    More space to store all of your pictures...

    Cons

    None so far, will let you know with time.

    Summary

    Just keeps on getting better and better, soon they'll be no room for improvement..

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  • 5.0 stars

    "It's still dropbox"

    October 18, 2013  |   By jandsm5321

    Version: Dropbox 2.2.13

    Pros

    Great for syncing files between computers.
    Free!

    Cons

    Be wary of version conflicts, those happen if you change a file on one computer then change it on another before it has the chance to download the updated file from the first computer.
    Small space, but we only use a little bit of ours.

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  • 1.0 stars

    "Security, attitude, technical issues"

    September 14, 2013  |   By SarahAston100

    Version: Dropbox 2.2.13

    Pros

    popular, cross-platform.

    Cons

    Very bad customer service with a bad attitude.
    Bad security measures. Account hacked.
    Technical glitches, drains battery on laptops.

    Summary

    Ditching Dropbox for technical, attitude and security issues, I've moved on to Copy, it's impressive!

    They give you 15GB - 20GB if you sign up via this promo link: https://copy.com?r=9IfWjn - with a further 2GB for linking to twitter, so basically you start with 22GB free space with 5GB per each further referral.

    With a client for every platform (Mac, Windows, Linux, iOS and Android), the interface is clean, the program works wonderfully, very fast, supports Wifi Sync and AES256 encryption before sending and again on their servers, boasting no file-size limits, fair storage sharing, dup detection, gzip compression, full versioning (Dropbox charges) allowing undeletes and file rollbacks which can be a lifesaver.

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  • 2.0 stars

    "Handy yet but is NOT online storage"

    September 9, 2013  |   By Inagaddadavitababyh

    Version: Dropbox 2.2.13

    Pros

    I am required to post 10 characters of why I like the program here?

    Cons

    You must have room on every computer to handle what is in the online cloud. So if you want to keep all your photos in one spot, you will be keeping all of them on all your computers.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "still the best service"

    August 18, 2013  |   By nir888

    Version: Dropbox 2.2.13

    Pros

    i tried almost every cloud service, but dropbox is still the best one.
    it's got the best features like automatic photo upload , and the most 3rd party application support.

    Cons

    the free account has relatively small space , but you can get more space by referral others

    Summary

    definitely the best cloud service , and if you haven't tried it you must give it a try

    if you sign with this link you will get extra free space (and help me get more space)
    http://*****/Hq2qzfgk

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Easy to use, works great"

    June 29, 2013  |   By InvestorD

    Version: Dropbox 2.2.3

    Pros

    Easy setup, works great

    Cons

    None as of now

    Summary

    Yes I would recommend this to a friend!

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  • 1.0 stars

    "Unreliable and costly"

    June 27, 2013  |   By cosplaygrrrl

    Version: Dropbox 2.2.3

    Pros

    None that I can see

    Cons

    Small storage space, wants money for what others give for free. Many outages.

    Summary

    Speaking of Dropbox, a good alternative thats getting abuzz right now is Copy. com. Apparently it's functions are the same as Dropbox's but it is a bit more secure because files are encrypted on your end before they are uploaded.

    Also they're giving everyone 15GB to start with free for life, 20GB with a referral. If anyone wants to start with that extra +5GB, you could use my referral code and we'll both get a bonus.

    15GB +5GB = 20 GB https://copy.com?r=jY7ddZ

    Thanks guys!

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  • 3.0 stars

    "Great features, not enough space"

    June 8, 2013  |   By jctea

    Version: Dropbox 2.0.26

    Pros

    Probably still the most popular service
    Integrates well with other services

    Cons

    Mainly the tiny 2 GB space. These days that's just not enough.

    Summary

    They really should increase the 2 GB space.

    I recently discovered a new Dropbox competitor called Copy that offers 15 GB on sign-up, plus 5GB if you sign up via a referral link (https://copy.com?r=dmNMM7) for a total of 20 GB. Feature-wise it's comparable to Dropbox.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Amazing stuff!"

    May 26, 2013  |   By arutnev2009

    Version: Dropbox 2.0.22

    Pros

    The best way to work in different computers always with the last version.

    Cons

    None at all.

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