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Transfer lots of large image files from external hard drive to Dropbox

Transfer lots of large image files from external hard drive to Dropbox

New member | Level 2

I am a photographer and use external hard drives to store my working files - I don't keep them on my laptop. I am currently using a different cloud backup system, but am interested in using Dropbox, so I can view previews of image files. I need to transfer about 2TB and would like to know if there's a way to easily get them on to Dropbox, without them going on to my laptop, i.e. without using selective sync - I want it to happen in the background, automatically. Is this possible with Dropbox? Thanks.

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Re: Transfer lots of large image files from external hard drive to Dropbox

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Simply put, no, sorry. 

 

Unless you want to manually upload them via the website they will need to be on the computer before they upload to Dropbox.


 


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Re: Transfer lots of large image files from external hard drive to Dropbox

New member | Level 2
Thanks Mark. I’ll start looking elsewhere :smiling face with smiling eyes:

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