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How can I check the compatibility of Mac files to Windows?

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I am usually a Mac user.  Is there a tool I can use to check all the filenames I have strored on Dropbox for compatibility with Windows OS?

 

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Re: file name limitations

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Of course there is @dferrel!

To see if there are files in your Dropbox that may have problematic file names, you can try our lookup tool:  https://www.dropbox.com/bad_files_check

Also note that you can view a full list of the characters (letters, symbols, or numbers) that may be incompatible with the operating system on your computer in this Help Center article: https://www.dropbox.com/help/syncing-uploads/files-not-syncing

Let me know if you need anything else!

 




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