Even though, there is no official dropbox client available in WP7 marketplace, users have got next to perfect third party client in BoxFiles. In 2011, the real war started between top service providers to offer cloud service. The rise of Dropbox lured other organizations like Apple, Google, Microsoft to jump into the field. Firstly, Dropbox managed to drag large number of users to store files on the cloud, secondly there is a huge untapped advertisement potential that comes along with such service.
Needless to say that as a regular Dropbox user, who happen to uses Windows Phone, is craving for dropbox management app on WP7. Last month, we discussed easy file hub 2 WP7 app, which lets you manage multiple cloud services like Google Docs, Dropbox, SkyDrive, Box.net, Picasa and local server. However, BoxFiles servers one purpose efficiently and that is to provide full-fledged third party client with all the possible functionality.
Besides usual Dropbox support, BoxFiles also succors to manage Microsoft’s SkyDrive. Some of the benign feature like background transfer will let you seamlessly sync your files from Windows Phone to Dropbox and vice versa. Unrestricted integration with Pictured Hub will let you candidly share photos from pictures hub to boxfiles.
BoxFiles for Dropbox
Following are the features of BoxFiles for Dropbox
- Create an account
- Access your documents and files (video, music, images, word, excel, PDF)
- Edit text document
- Pin folders to start screen
- SkyDrive integration: create folder, manage files, delete files, delete folders etc.
- Upload files to dropbox from SkyDrive
- Save pictures from Pictures Hub to dropbox or vice versa
BoxFiles for Dropbox is available in paid and trial version. Trial version doesn’t have functionality like skydrive integration, background transfer and is ad-supported.
Note: If it is not available in your region then you can download XAP file directly from marketplace. Once you downloaded it, you can use Tom XAP installer or other tool to deploy the file directly to your device.