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Large zip file error on

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Is there a work around or a way to download a folder that says "Zip file to large"

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Re: Large zip file


Hi @ScottDavid

Welcome to our Community! 

Thanks for this question. There are limitations to downloading folders from  If the folder is more than 20 GB in total size or includes more than 10,000 files, the web will give you this error "Zip file to large". 

In this case the Dropbox desktop application will save the day! The Dropbox app can download all your files locally! If you want to download it click here. 

You can select to only have specific files syncing to the device. Even just one folder. Our feature Selective Sync can do this for you! 

Let me know if you managed to download your folder using the Dropbox desktop application and if you need any further assistance. 

Thank you!

Community Moderator @ Dropbox

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