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Download the files from Dropbox, save them where you want them and then uninstall and if needed delete account.


 


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Download the files from Dropbox, save them where you want them and then uninstall and if needed delete account.


 


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OF COURSE NOT COULD NOT EVEN GET THEM.THATS Y I AM LEAVING UR TRASH COMPACTING PRACTICES .BY THE WAY YOU OWE ME 4 MONTHS REFUNDS ON ALL UR SERVICES

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Re: I no longer want Dropbox. How do I move my saved files to an external HD using my MacBook Pro

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I like to use a dual panel file manager. It’s very easy to view and move or copy Dropbox folders located in one panel to the other panel (your hard drive). 

Try these file managers, below. Each has different strengths. Installing Homebrew will also make installations easier, but it’s not required.

Newton Commander https://github.com/neoneye/newton-commander

ForkLift 2 (older version)…install from the App Store (it’s free)

muCommander (very similar to trolCommander)…install from Home-brew

trolCommander—> install from Home-brew…must also install Java Runtime Environment (separately)

Pathfinder (trial/paid app) —> brew cask install path-finder (from the command line)

 

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