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Dropbox file streaming question

Dropbox file streaming question

EvanaShankar
Explorer | Level 3

Hello,

Is there a way to use dropbox without having the files actually sync to your computer? We have a small company that uses dropbox for all our files. I want to be able to access the files via my computer but do not have enough disk space to have them sync all the time. Using the web interface is a bit cumbersome. showbox 

I also currently use google drive as well and they usps tracking have a file sync. It works in windows explorer but keeps the items in the 'cloud'. Looking for something like this with dropbox.

Thank you.

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Re: Dropbox file streaming question

Mark
Super User II

Have you looked at SmartSync? https://help.dropbox.com/installs-integrations/sync-uploads/smart-sync

 

Thats probably what you need. The only thing to note is when you need to use a file it has to be downloaded locally first and then once you are finished you need to manually re-set it to cloud only. 


 


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