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Are there any automation tools that organize your uploaded photos in Dropbox?

This is sort of a followup or corollary question to this: How to move Dropbox "Camera Uploads"? Are there any third party apps or simple automation tools/scripts that help you organize (and ...
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Any way to get a raw/direct link for *new* Dropbox users? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Using Dropbox, can I create a public link from a shared folder? As of July 31st 2012, new Dropbox accounts do not offer the "Public" folder feature anymore. Only ...
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White label DropBox front-end?

Is there a service or an (free or paid) DIY installable app that is usable with Dropbox as a simple web-based file upload frontend? I know about AirDropper, the problem is it's only available in ...
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Password Protected Public Dropbox?

We deal with a lot of clients and passing a lot of large files back and forth between them. It is easy enough for us to send them a large file by putting it on our Dropbox and sending them the public ...
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Can I remove Dropbox from a computer I no longer use by just uninstalling it from that computer?

I want to delete Dropbox from my work computer. Can't I simply remove/uninstall the Dropbox program from this computer in order to remove the computer from my Dropbox account? Or, will ...
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Backup Evernote to Dropbox

I want to... automatically perform a one way sync from Evernote to Dropbox convert the notes to a format supported by LibreOffice or HTML during the synchronization. But any non proprietary and ...
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Is Dropbox the best choice for hosting a collection of video files? [closed]

I want to share a Folder of private videos with another group of viewers. 2 Schools are twinned with each other, and want to send and view data back and forth. To allow every child to see every ...
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Space usage analyser for Dropbox? [closed]

Is there a web application (similar to WinDirStat, Baobab, etc...) for analysing space usage in your Dropbox? I realise that it would be possible to do by syncing the Dropbox to a computer, then ...
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What are some good options for moving my personal hard drive to the web?

I know about various backup/sharing apps like Dropbox, SugarSync, etc., but what I'm interested in is a service that isn't intended as backup, but rather is intended to serve as my filesystem and even ...
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How to download or copy files sent to me in Dropbox to my PC or USB thumb drive

Someone put files in Dropbox for me and I want to download them, or copy them to my PC (or a USB thumb drive). But I don't see where I indicate I want the file downloaded/copied!
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See all of the shared files in a Dropbox account

Is there a way to see all of the shared files in my Dropbox account? I'd like to see which folders I've shared with people either by inviting them or just by sharing a link to that folder/file.
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My Dropbox shared folder is not syncing to my second computer

I have created a shared folder, but it is not syncing to my second computer. Everything else does, but not that folder.
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If someone has shared a file with me on Dropbox, can I save it on my computer?

If someone has shared a file with me on Dropbox, can I save it on my computer, so that I have a copy in case they decide to delete it?
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Hosting SyntaxHighlighter on Dropbox

I decided to host SyntaxHighlighter myself and uploaded files to my DropBox and configured my blog accordingly. I am able to see the code properly highlighted. What I want to know is, would hosting ...
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How can I retrieve the e-mails from my shared folders in Dropbox?

I am using Dropbox to share lots of documents with my clients as I meet with them. It's also a great way to grab their email address. So I have been doing this for about a month now and wanted to ...
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Static web hosting on Dropbox — index.html

To host my blog, I added a file called index.html to Public/blog in Dropbox. https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/01234567/blog/index.html However, I get a 404 message if I try to access without the ...
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Why does my Mac Numbers file become a folder with multiple files when uploaded to Dropbox?

I just uploaded a Mac Numbers file to Dropbox by dragging and dropping from my Mac desktop to Dropbox.com in Chrome. The file become a folder with 7 files in it in Dropbox. Why did this happen?
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Dropbox File Sharing Issues

I am using a shared folder in dropbox. I need to know who adds which file to the dropbox folder. Is there a way to find this out?
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How do I view photos in Dropbox that were saved as zip files?

I have some Dropbox files that downloaded as zip, but they are actually photos and I can't view them. How can I view them or save them in the Dropbox photo folder?
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Dropbox: shared wedding photos & someone elses photos

A photographer shared all the photos of wedding with daughter, who shared them with me. It appears that he also shared several other events, which I would like to remove and I don't/shouldn't want ...
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How can I update a file in Google drive which I have sent in an email?

I sent an email with link to a file in my google drive. I now update my file, but Google drive create another file when I upload again. This means that the link in my sent email still points to the ...
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Do Google, Yahoo, Microsoft read Dropbox links?

When a link to a Dropbox file or folder is sent by gmail, outlook.com or yahoo mail, is the content in the link read (i.e. processed) by Google or the other providers software?
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Turn off download option on Dropbox?

I have some .pdf files on dropbox that are publicly shared. Is there a way to disable the download option so that they are only viewable on dropbox, but not downloadable to one's desktop?
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Migrate files from one cloud storage provider to another

Is it possible to directly move files from one cloud storage provider to another, bypassing the bandwidth-intensive step of downloading the files locally and then re-uploading them? In other words, ...
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Pointing Dropbox to a folder that was restored back to its setup location, contents the same as online, will syncing be minimal?

I had a Dropbox folder setup for one of my Ubuntu user accounts. I had to move the folder elsewhere, temporarily as I had to delete the user account and then recreate it, due to an entirely separate ...
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Shared folder user permissions in popular cloud-storage apps

I am searching for a popular cloud-based storage solutions with flexible shared folder permissions. Here is my problem: currently, we are using Dropbox to share files among a large team (ca. 80 ...
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How do I put a password on an individual Dropbox folder?

We have a group of people working within the same Dropbox at work. I want to create a link for each worker to the traceability he/she is working with. For example, Piet is using form 1,2,6; Jan is ...
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What is the highest practical Dropbox quota and number of files stored?

I have a Dropbox for Business account with a 1000GB quota, and they said they would increase the quota if I need more. But they did say that performance might degrade if I have a very large number of ...
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Single Folder Share in Dropbox

Can I share a single folder in dropbox? I have some info I need to pass along, but also keep work-related information in my dropbox. I'd like to share one folder but not all ...
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Is it possible to use Dropbox for showing off content on a website?

I am planning a simple video sharing module on a project where a user can upload a video on our module using his Dropbox and is able to show it through our module. I believe I can do using their API ...
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Shared Dropbox folder doesn't appear in file directory in windows? [migrated]

I have no problem accessing this shared folder through the website, it even shows up in the desktop app However I don't have the option save things to the shared folder and as you can see in the ...
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Upload once sync everwhere [duplicate]

Given a user with google drive and dropbox accounts, if the user wants to keep the two drives in sync he will upload same data twice (each client will upload to its server), we need some way to upload ...
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DropBox and Secure FTP Question [migrated]

If I set up DropBox on a server and have users use secure FTP to access the DropBox link, would the users be able to have DropBox scans pointed to a shortcut folder on their desktop? If yes and there ...
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Dropbox - Is there a way to backup files from external hard drive [migrated]

I store some super large compilation of files on my external hard drive because there isn't enough space on my Macbook Pro. I would like to have them in my Dropbox as well. It seems that creating a ...
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File too big to upload to Dropbox via Web, too big for Dropbox folder

Here is my problem. I have a very large Photos Library on an external hard drive that I want to back up on Dropbox, that is 250gb. I don't have enough space on my computer to copy that file to my ...
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How to remotely upload files from Furk.net

For example, how do I transfer files directly from Furk.net to cloud storage sites like Oboom, Google Drive etc.? The link they provide is only suitable for direct download but during remote upload I ...
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Videos streamed from Dropbox (viewed in the browser) are low quality

I’ve sent a shared Dropbox link to a video that I have saved in Dropbox. When it’s streamed in a browser, the video is really low quality, even though the original file is a HD screencast. Any idea ...
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Shared file on Dropbox

I just received an email notification that someone shared a file with me on Dropbox. I went to my account but I could not find it anywhere. Is it possible that this person cancelled the sharing of the ...
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Download photos from Dropbox into iPhoto

I have a Dropbox and want to save a folder I received from a friend with 134 photos that I want to add to my iPhoto library (Apple Mini computer). Any body been successful at this?
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Syncing a specific Dropbox folder to Copy

I used Dropbox for 2 years and I now use Copy instead for larger storage. But I would like to keep synchronization with some shared Dropbox folders (like my school promotion's one). I was hoping to ...
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How can I see how much space I am using on my Dropbox for Business account?

My University signed up for a Dropbox for Business account. I would like to know how much space I am using on this account. Looking at https://www.dropbox.com/account#work, I can see the space used by ...
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How do I delete Dropbox files and photos without deleting them from my PC? [duplicate]

How do I delete Dropbox files and photos without deleting them from my PC? I have already unlinked my PC from Dropbox in the security settings.
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Adding Pictures to a Shared Dropbox Folder

Someone sent me a link to a shared folder to add some pictures but I can't figure out how to do it. I've never used Dropbox before and no matter how much I google I can only find information on how to ...
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Dropbox file preview does not work

I am using firefox on linux mint and when I try to preview .docx file on dropbox by clicking on it, it just tries to download and does not show a preview. Does this have to do with mimeTypes.rdf ...
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Sharing notification mails from Dropbox

Quick question. Right now, when I send a bunch of people a link that I'm sharing from Dropbox, I don't get any "talkback" email confirming that the link was sent, and none of the people I'm sending ...
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Dropbox - sharing link to file, then can't access file, get error 403 [duplicate]

I uploaded my folder (which contains many files, which is an app) - and shared the link (to myself) for the file that launches the app. When I connect to the link (from my iPad), I get an Error 403. ...
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Moving files from one folder to another on Dropbox mobile application

How do I move the files (pictures and videos) from the camera uploads folder to a different folder in Dropbox that I have created?
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Can't see how to download large files from Dropbox

I cannot see how to download some videos to my Dropbox. Somebody shared a folder of videos with me. If I try to download the whole folder, I get an "error message". The zip file is too large, ...
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Drop Box style section for my website [closed]

I have been using dropbox to as a place to distribute files that are too big for email. We dont do this too often but its becoming more usual. Does anyone know of a webapp that we can attach to our ...
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How does Pancake.io work?

Is there a dropbox api that Pancake.io is using to reference Dropbox files? What api is that? I just don't understand how the files on Dropbox are being referenced. Every item has a specific id and ...