Dropbox bid adieu to desktop client old interface and launched a new desktop app for Windows and Mac with Slack and Zoom integration. The new interface brings files, folders and your team and files in the cloud to a single workspace. Do know, the new desktop app is available through early access program and you need to opt-in to test new experience.
The company says in a blog post the Dropbox you know will now provide a “single workspace to organize content, connect your tools, and bring everyone together”.
1. The new interface makes it easy to share, view and organize your files.
2. You can able to create a shortcut to any website in your Dropbox folder.
3. You can able to add stars, Pins, notes, lists, to-dos @mentions and links to your files and folders from the new desktop app and on dropbox.com
4. Offers one search box to find all your content.
5. You can able to create and organize Google Slides, Docs, and Sheets from Dropbox.
6. You can create and join Zoom meetings from Dropbox.
7. You can manage and Share slack from Dropbox.
To test the new Dropbox Desktop App on Windows/Mac
1. If you’re a Dropbox Basic or Dropbox Plus Or Dropbox Professional user visit this link in the browser for early access. Remember, once you opt-in, you can’t opt out but you can able to use Dropbox folder like before on computer in File Explorer on Windows or Finder in Mac.
Install it on your computer, sign into Dropbox with your email and Password, let the app sync all your files from Web to Dropbox folder and you can notice Dropbox new tray menu and the folder with new UI.
There are already reports coming in from users who tested the app on Mac that the Dropbox App with Chromium framework integrated is consuming more system resources. Since the app is still in early access, we should expect these issue and hope these will be fixed when the app reaches a stable version.
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