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|Description||Dropbox is a file syncing service located in the cloud.|
|Author(s)||Stan Skrabut (skrabutTalk)|
|University of Wyoming, College of Agriculture|
|Last Updated||16 November, 2010|
Dropbox is a file syncing service located in the cloud. It will allow you to store up to 2Gb free and up to 100Gb for a fee.
With Dropbox, you can share folders with multiple people in a secure environment.
You can access your files from mobile devices, computers, or Web browsers.
Dropbox backs up your files with a 30 day undo history.
Dropbox will operate on both a Mac or PC, as well as an iPad or mobile phone.
The only equipment needed is a computer, smart phone, or iPod with a Web browser.
Access to Dropbox is accomplished through either a desktop client or a Web-browser. These are the most common browsers:
Dropbox can be reached at the following Website:
You can also access Dropbox on the iPad with the Dropbox application.
Learning resources information
Here are a number of great guides to help you better understand Dropbox and its capabilities.
- How to add PDFs to iBooks using Dropbox
- Two quick ways to read library e-books on your iPhone or iPad with Bluefire
Tips and tricks for using Dropbox on your Mac.
- Create a Highly Organized, Synchronized Home Folder with Dropbox
- Add "My Dropbox" to Your Windows 7 Start Menu
- Print Files from Any Phone or Remote Computer via Dropbox, Mac Edition
- Print Files from any Mobile Phone using Dropbox
Tips and Tricks
Here are a number of tips and tricks to leverage Dropbox to its fullest potential.
- Tips and Tricks with Dropbox
- 15 Hacks Every Dropbox User Should Know
- 15 Advanced Dropbox Hacks
- Make Dropbox Public Links Download Files Instead of Viewing Them In-Browser
- The Cleverest Ways to Use Dropbox That You're Not Using