All you need to know about Dropbox

by · April 20, 2012

I am sure you must have heard about Dropbox, and those who have not used it start wondering what is dropbox? what does it offer? How I can use dropbox? So to answer all these I have written few points for you people in a very simple language. Check them out.

What is dropbox?

  • It is the most popular and easy to use cloud storage solution.
  • In simple words, dropbox is a online file storage and backup service that allow users to host their files on secure clouds and access them anytime, anywhere.

What does it offer?

  • Dropbox offers a free account of 2 GB and paid account of 50 GB for $9.99 per month , 100 GB for $19.99 per month. also offers team account of 1TB or more.
  • The Dropbox client enables users to drop any file into a designated folder that is then synced with Dropbox’s Internet service and to any other of the user’s computers and devices with the Dropbox client.
  •  Users may also upload files manually through a web browser.
  • While Dropbox functions as a storage service, its focus is on synchronization and sharing.
  • It supports revision history, so files deleted from the Dropbox folder may be recovered from any of the synced computers. I
  • You can host your important files on their servers and also share them using synchronization.
  • File can be accessed anywhere from mobile phones, pc etc. Your files are always available and no-one can access them without your permission.
  • Unlike the other cloud systems, Dropbox doesn’t need a Web-browser interface(although it supports web-browser interface). It will run natively on almost any PC, including Linux or devices running Android or iOS.
How you can use dropbox?
  • Bring your photos, docs, and videos anywhere and share them easily.
  • You dont need to email a file to yourself again.
  • You dont need to carry your office presentation in a pen drive.
  • Sync Your Music, Access from Anywhere, or Share With Friends
  • And many more.
Apart from these if you have any exciting use of Dropbox in mind, let us discuss that in comments or on facebook wall.

Also:- For every friend who joins and installs Dropbox, you would get 500 MB of bonus space (up to a limit of 16 GB)!  paid accounts now earn 1 GB per referral, for a total of 32 GB of extra space.

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