Dropbox increases the storage of his paid plans, becomes smarter about cleaning up old files

Dropbox is increase the amount of storage you get paid tiers, and it is add three new functions at his service. Plus users now get 2TB of storage compared to the 1TB they had before, while Professional and Business plan subscribers see their storage increase to 3TB and 5TB, from 2TB and 3TB respectively. Plus users see a small price increase with the change: their rates increase by $ 2 per month to $ 11.99. The prices for the other Dropbox plans are unchanged.


The company announced three new functions in addition to the storage increases. The first, Smart Sync, has been technically available for a while, but is being upgraded. This feature allows you to mark files and folders as & # 39; only online & # 39; so that they do not take up space on your hard drive but are still listed in your file directory so that you can download them when needed . What is changing is that Dropbox will now automatically search for files that have not been opened recently and only mark them as online. The new feature is available with the Plus layer and higher.

Watermarks can now be added quickly to compatible images.
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The company has also announced a new watermark feature that will add your name and date to JPEG, PNG, BMP or PDF files and a new playback feature that allows you to restore your folders or even your entire account to a previous state . The last feature, intended to accidentally delete or modify a large collection of your files, can go back up to 180 days if you are a professional subscriber or 30 days if you subscribe to Plus. Watermarking is now only available for subscribers on the Professional layer.

The new Dropbox features will be rolled out over the coming weeks and the Dropbox Plus price increase will take effect at the start of a subscriber's next billing cycle.

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