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Drop box core api limitation

Drop box core api limitation

Aurelian R.
New member | Level 1

Hello.
Is any drop box file size limit for file upload using the drop box api core?
The limit of 2-16GB for a free acount for all fils uploaded to a drobBox acount is available also for the dropBox core api?

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Re: Drop box core api limitation

Steve M.
Dropboxer

See https://www.dropbox.com/developers/core/docs#chunked-upload. There's no limit on the size of file you can upload (except the size of the user's Dropbox), but an upload has to complete within 48 hours, so there's a practical limit based on how much data you can upload in that time.

Re: Drop box core api limitation

Aurelian R.
New member | Level 1

Hello thansk for your response. I am not using the rest api for upload. I am using the following code:

    File inputFile = new File("License.txt");
    FileInputStream inputStream = new FileInputStream(inputFile);
    try {
        DbxEntry.File uploadedFile = client.uploadFile("/magnum-opus.txt",
            DbxWriteMode.add(), inputFile.length(), inputStream);
        System.out.println("Uploaded: " + uploadedFile.toString());
    } finally {
        inputStream.close();
    }
The no size limit is also available for the above code?

Re: Drop box core api limitation

Steve M.
Dropboxer

The limits are the same whether you make the HTTP requests yourself or use a library to do it.

Re: Drop box core api limitation

Aurelian R.
New member | Level 1

Thanks allot for yours quickly answers.

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