Some new Dropbox features announced today reflect the way that the boundaries between home and work have become blurred during the pandemic, says the company …
It says that some of them are designed to give you easier access to the tools many have found themselves using while working from home.
- Suggested folders: Add and share the right content with the right people
- File conversion: Convert files to different formats (i.e., JPEGs to PNGs) without leaving Dropbox
- A simplified experience in the system tray: See all your content safely synced at a glance with a simplified Dropbox experience in the task bar (Windows) or menu bar (Mac)
- A new navigation on web: Find content faster with a new left-side navigation experience of your folders
- Redesigned details pane: See important content highlights in an updated intuitive content details pane for the web
There are also improvements to the way that photos are uploaded.
- Automatically back up photos and videos from your mobile device to Dropbox, and access them on any device
- Back up specific albums and customize how your photos and videos are saved (now available for iOS and coming soon to Android)
- Save space on your phone by safely removing photos after backing them up
Finally, there are three updates to the company’s password manager.
- Passwords browser extension: Capture and fill in logins and passwords as you perform online tasks
- Passwords sharing: Securely share passwords and payments and stay on top of who has access to what accounts
- Support for credit and debit cards: Save time by managing payments from your web browser and mobile devices
You can learn more about the new Dropbox features here.