Someday you would like to copy Box to Dropbox
With the development of technology, storing data to cloud storage drives becomes a trend, and many users have already stored their data on cloud drives. Cloud storage drives have many advantages compared with physical hard drives, for example, it is an online storage service, which does not need real media to store data, you can access your account on any computer in anywhere through the internet with your account.
Box and Dropbox are two famous cloud storage drives, and they are popular in computer users, some of them use both. Sometimes, you may want to copy Box to Dropbox to synchronizing and sharing data across cloud.
How to copy Box to Dropbox?
To copy Box to Dropbox, there are many ways you can use.
The traditional way for copying Box to Dropbox
Using the “Download and Upload” functions of Box and Dropbox. Open the Box and Dropbox at your computer, download the files you want to copy from Box to your local hard drive, then, use the Upload function of Dropbox to upload the files you downloaded before to the Dropbox.
Tips: The “download and upload” way to copy files from Box to Dropbox is inconvenient. It will take a long time which depends on the files size and the speed of your internet, and you have to stay with your computer until the task finished.
MultCloud for copying Box to Dropbox
Fortunately, there is an easier way for you to copy Box to Dropbox. MultCloud is a free multiple cloud storage manager which can put multiple cloud drives to one place for managing and transferring files across cloud. It supports those cloud drives free: Google Drive, AmazonS3, Dropbox, Box, OneDrive, FTP, Amazon, Cloudme, Cubby, Mydrive, WEB.DE, Yandex, Hidrive, Baidu, MediaFire, ownCloud, Alfresco, ADrive, Flickr, HubiC, Mysql, Evernote, MEGA, SugarSync. To copy from Box to Dropbox, here you need add them to MultCloud first. Before that, you should create an account on MultCloud. Click Sign up Free. Then, use your email to register. Then, go to your email to activate your account.
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Then, combine Box and Dropbox through MultCloud by clicking Add Could Drives, select Box and Dropbox one by one to add them to your MultCloud account.
Box and Dropbox will be listed at the left pane. To copy files from Box to Dropbox, here you can open Box, select the files you want to copy, right click it, then, select Copy/Copy to.
- If you selected Copy, you should go to Dropbox and right click at the blank space, select “Paste” to copy files from Box to Dropbox.
- If you select Copy to, then, you can select Dropbox as the destination place to copy files to at the pop out window.
With the Copy and Copy to, you can copy files from Box to Dropbox easily. Besides, if you want to copy Box to Dropbox entirely, the Transfer should be the best choice, which you can use to make scheduled file copy, even you shut off the computer, it will execute the task when time is up. Click Transfer at the top of the page. Select Box as the source directory and select Dropbox as the destination directory. Click Run Now.
- The Options is for you to set up schedule, email notification, etc.
- If you do not want to start copy from Box to Dropbox right now, you can click Schedule Later to set up a scheduled file copy.