A brand new “plus” button will enable Dropbox iOS app customers to shortly create Microsoft Office recordsdata in actual time, making it simpler for a number of folks to collaborate on the identical file.
The characteristic is included in a brand new replace to the Dropbox app for iOS, announced by the cloud storage company today.
“The brand new plus button within the Dropbox iOS app adds a handy means to create and save Office paperwork on the go, serving to folks work higher collectively, wherever they’re,” mentioned Rob Howard, director of workplace advertising and marketing at Microsoft, in a Dropbox blog post.
The button additionally lets customers add photographs and scan paperwork and add them straight to their Dropbox accounts.
Different new options embrace commenting on particular components of a file; the flexibility to see earlier variations of a file and get better modifications made within the final 30 days; and sharing recordsdata straight from the desktop with a proper click on motion, saving customers from having to add a by means of the web or ship a hyperlink by way of e mail.
As well as, starting July 22, customers who robotically add their photographs to Dropbox may have to join their accounts to a desktop laptop or improve to Dropbox Professional. Dropbox did this to maintain customers of its Dropbox Fundamental service from filling up their storage with photographs.