25 Of The Best Third-party Applications For Dropbox

  • June 21, 2013

Dropbox is a cloud-storage service that allows users  to access and sync files across all of their devices. Users start off with 2GB of free storage and then additional storage is added for completing tasks such as referring friends (500MB per friend). Native support is offered for Linux, Blackberry, Windows, Mac OS, iOS, and Android.

Although Dropbox is great on its own, many third-party applications are available to enhance its functionality. Nearly all of these apps are free and help with organization, writing documents, creating websites, and much more.

Below is a list of 25 apps for Dropbox.  

Dropbox Automator - Users have the ability to drag and drop files into a folder so that  it can automatically convert and sync to websites such as Facebook, Flickr, and other places.

Mover - Move files automatically between online services such as from Dropbox to Google Drive. Schedules can be created, files can be backed up, and transfers can be  timestamped.

Dropbox Folder Sync - Seamlessly sync folders outside the Dropbox folder.

Scriptogr.am. - A tool used for generating weblogs by reading markdown files stored in a Dropbox folder.

MacDropAny - Sync folders on your Mac with Dropbox, Box.com, Google Drive, iClouDrive, or SkyDrive.

DROPitTome - Set up a unique upload address and receive files securely from anyone to your Dropbox. The feature can be turned off if users do not want to receive any files.

Site44 - Turns Dropbox folders into websites. Changes are immediately live whenever contents in the folder are modified.

JotForm - A free form builder that allows users to create 100 submissions per month.

Dropboxifier - Share saved application data between computers by adding folders to Dropbox and creating symbolic links.

DropVox - This iPhone and iPad app records audio and sends it to a users Dropbox account.

DropboxPortibleAHK - With this app, users no longer have to install Dropbox on every computer making it fully portable.

DropLink - Sync any file/folder on a Mac with Dropbox.

Gimme Bar - Store items in a personal library in the cloud. Content can be organized as a collection and then shared with others.

IFTTT (If This Then That) - Users can create connections and set triggers and actions. For example, autosave all new Instagram photos to Dropbox.

BoxCryptor - Secures data in the cloud whether you use Dropbox, SugarSync, Google Drive, or other cloud storage providers.

KISSr - A web-hosting service that is synchronized with Dropbox. An entire website can be managed from a folder in Dropbox.

Otixo - Manage all clouds such as Dropbox, SkyDrive, Google Docs, and so on with one login.

sideCLOUDload - With a 25MB limit, users are able to send files from a URL directly to Dropbox without having to download onto their computer or other device.

Send to Dropbox - Email files right to Dropbox with this application. Attachments will automatically appear in the Dropbox folder.

SortMyBox - According to rules a user creates, files are automatically sorted inside the cloud storage folder.

Writebox - Users are able to write and share writing on their devices while the text is automatically saved with every key type.

AirDropper - A file-sharing application that automatically delivers files to recipients who are able to see the senders logo and branding.

Dropboxifier - Share saved application data between multiple computers that goes directly to Dropbox.

Dropbox Encore - Supports another instance of Dropbox to run in a single account.

URL Droplet - Allows for the transfer of files from their host to a users Dropbox. Now files such as web-based downloads can easily be saved.


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