Lucky Bhumkar's Blog: Dropbox - Online backup, file sync, and sharing made easy

Jan 18, 2011

Dropbox - Online backup, file sync, and sharing made easy

What surprise if you downloads something from your office and the same will be automatically stored in your home PC or laptop. Aah this is possible now! through Dropbox service. While Dropbox functions as storage service, its focus is on synchronization and sharing.

Dropbox view
Dropbox is a Web-based file hosting service, which uses cloud computing to enable user to store and share files and folders with others across the internet using file synchronization. There are both free and paid services, each with varying options. Dropbox uses the Freemium financial model and its free service provides 2 GB of free online storage.

Online folder view
Download  Dropbox and Install it on the computer you want to sync files. After completing installation you found new folder called Dropbox and simply drag and drop the files and folders Dropbox directory you want to sync between computers. By default Dropbox creates three folder named Personal, Public, Photos. You need to sign in with same account with across computer, mobile, iPad, Laptop for auto sharing, synching and update. Also you can create shared folder and invite other users to collaborate with you on its contents.

Dropbox is perfect for office use where employees need to updated documents, stats, index. Sharing with family, friends, relatives gives terrific experience.

  • Good   : Simplicity, available for Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Android, iPhone, iPad and Blackberry.
  • Bad     : only provide 2 Gb as compared with rival (5 GB from iDrive, SugarSync, 10 Gb from
  • Rating : 4.5/5



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