Dropbox’s new transfer feature lets you easily send a file to someone, WeTransfer style

Digital Storage provider Dropbox as announced that it will be rolling out Dropbox Transfer, their file-sharing function. This is set to provide the users with a way to share files without sharing personal copies and access to them. While compiling files to transfer, you will be able to access a landing page link which you can use to share with the person of your choice. The person who it is shared with will be able to download the file directly from that page or save it to their Dropbox account. This simple file sharing function is more accessible as it is linked to Dropbox.

With the Transfer option, you can send 100 MB worth of files for free with a Dropbox account which is handy for those who may require to surpass the 25MB limit for Google attachments. You will be able to control how many days this link stays live, after which the user will not be able to access it.

In case you have subscribed to Dropbox, you will also be able to use these additional features:

  • Make transfers up to 100 GB
  • Password protection for files and transfers
  • Expiration of transfers with chosen date and number of days
  • Personalized backgrounds for transfer page to make the transfer more personalized

According to the company, you will be able to make a transfer page from dropbox.com/transfer via desktop, and on the iOS application. This is a simple tool for easy usage and will fulfill your functions. It is easy to use. You only need to select a file to transfer, decide how many days it will stay live for, and then send a sharable link. The default expiration is seven days.


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