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CloudApp vs Dropbox: What are the differences?

Developers describe CloudApp as "Create and share GIFs, screen recordings, and annotated screenshots". Provider of enterprise file sharing and screen grab technology. It's used by designers, builders, thought-leaders, and influencers to collaborate faster. On the other hand, Dropbox is detailed as "Build the power of Dropbox into your apps". Harness the power of Dropbox. Connect to an account, upload, download, search, and more.

CloudApp can be classified as a tool in the "Cloud File Storage" category, while Dropbox is grouped under "File Storage".

Some of the features offered by CloudApp are:

  • Screen Capture
  • Snipping Tool
  • Screen Recorder

On the other hand, Dropbox provides the following key features:

  • Dropbox Chooser- Get files from Dropbox into your web app with just a few lines of JavaScript.
  • Sync API- Read and write to Dropbox from iOS & Android as if it were a local filesystem.
  • Core API- The basics. Upload, download, search, and more from your web or mobile app.
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What is CloudApp?

Provider of enterprise file sharing and screen grab technology. It's used by designers, builders, thought-leaders, and influencers to collaborate faster.

What is Dropbox?

Harness the power of Dropbox. Connect to an account, upload, download, search, and more.
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      What are some alternatives to CloudApp and Dropbox?
      Amazon EFS
      Amazon EFS is easy to use and offers a simple interface that allows you to create and configure file systems quickly and easily. With Amazon EFS, storage capacity is elastic, growing and shrinking automatically as you add and remove files.
      Google Cloud Filestore
      Cloud Filestore is a managed file storage service for applications that require a filesystem interface and a shared filesystem for data. Filestore gives users a simple, native experience for standing up managed Network Attached Storage (NAS) with their Google Compute Engine and Kubernetes Engine instances. The ability to fine-tune Filestore’s performance and capacity independently leads to predictably fast performance for your file-based workloads.
      Nextcloud
      It is an open source, self-hosted file share and communication platform. Access & sync your files, contacts, calendars & communicate and collaborate across your devices.
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      Avatar of IanEdington
      Business Analyst
      Review ofDropboxDropbox

      Dropbox is great and I use it all the time for personal use to share static files with friends like pictures, videos, or documents... however I will never use it for anything serious to do with my work because of two really big problems.

      1 - Doesn't use static address' by default. With other services like Google Drive each file is given an ID and when that file is share is uses that ID to share it. This means that wherever I put that file, whoever I transfer it to, even if I change the title the URL to that file stays the same. Not true for dropbox. I don't know if there is an option for this but it's not worth the hassel to find out.

      2 - Editing a document almost always causes a problem. With Google Docs or Microsoft One drive the docs that you collaborate on are updated in real time and are never in conflict with one another. The problem with a 3rd party solution like dropbox is that it can't update in realtime which means that if 2 people are working on separate computer there are 2 docs created. Then the other machines have to try to integrate the docs themselves. With 2-3 people this usually works alright but when 5 people are working simultaneously on the same doc someone's work usually goes missing.

      Also for personal accounts 100GB = 99$ a year vs Google Drive 100GB = 24$ a year...

      I have 23gb for free though so I don't complain ;)

      Review ofDropboxDropbox

      I use many online storage services. While Dropbox is not my main one I use, it is reliable and easy to use. I mainly use it because several companies integrate automatically with Dropbox for automatic delivery of products, like eBooks. (e.g. O'Reilly, and Pragmatic Programmers). But, they charge a premium for extra storage so I just use the free service.

      Review ofDropboxDropbox

      I use Dropbox both as a user and as a developer. Their products are awesome, fast, and super-great all around. The same go for their APIs — the Datastore API gives you real-time sync, for free, in a few minutes. I haven't found anyone to beat them on either side so far.

      How developers use CloudApp and Dropbox
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      Jeff Flynn uses DropboxDropbox

      Although there are more options out there now, some with better pricing, it was the first and most widely-available tool for sharing content. Our app is asset-heavy (images, videos, icons, etc.) and it makes it dead-easy to move stuff around. Still love it even if it's showing its age.

      Avatar of Analytical Informatics
      Analytical Informatics uses DropboxDropbox

      We use Dropbox for document sharing, both for bizdev (contracts, leads, marketing, etc.) as well as operations (project management, documentation, customer specifications, etc.)

      Avatar of yaswanthgoud3235
      yaswanthgoud3235 uses DropboxDropbox

      Dropbox was a five-piece American rock band formed in 2002 in New York City. Their debut album, Dropbox, was released on the Universal Records label with

      Avatar of Srinivas Adireddi
      Srinivas Adireddi uses DropboxDropbox

      1)Dropbox is a modern workspace designed to reduce busywork. 2)So you can focus on the things that matter. 3) it is free and very cool

      Avatar of Coolfront Technologies
      Coolfront Technologies uses DropboxDropbox

      Coolfront Mobile has an integration written against Dropbox that allows contractors to attach files to Coolfront Mobile work orders.

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