Why Want Dropbox to FTP Transferring?

Dropbox is one of the most popular cloud storage services that can be used to storing and sharing files. In people’s daily life, Dropbox is mostly used in family groups, which plays an important role in sharing family photos, video, journey etc. Dropbox provides 2GB of free storage and in Dropbox Plus 1TB storage is given and additional features like sharing controls, remote wipe and optional Extended Version History are added on. Since Dropbox offers applications for computer, smartphone, tablet of main-stream operating systems, user can access stored files anywhere and anytime.

With so many advantages, why would we transfer files from Dropbox to FTP cloud storage? Transferring from one cloud to another does not mean the source cloud is not good any more. For example, someone move files from Evernote to Box for working in both home and office. FTP cloud storage is mainly used for storing data and accessing files remotely. If you want to maintain a product in the office while you’re at home or during a business trip, the remote access really helps a lot. Besides, FTP cloud storage has a good performance as well when it comes to bandwidth. The constant sync can hog bandwidth when transfer massive data to another computer or server. There may be many other reasons that have not been listed, yet let’s find out how to achieve copying files from Dropbox to FTP.

How to Transfer Files from Dropbox to FTP Cloud?

A simple and direct way of files transferring between these clouds is to download from Dropbox and then upload to the FTP. It is acceptable if we transfer several files only or transfer them one or two times only. However, this is not an effective and smart strategy to transfer massive data at a regular basis.

MultCloud is an across-cloud manager that can help you transfer from Dropbox to FTP like a breeze and avoid time-consuming upload & download at the same time. FTP backup to Dropbox is also available. During the transferring, you have options to exclude the files that don’t need to be transferred. Website connecting and data transferring use 256-bit AES encryption for SSL, none of data, cache or password would be saved on this service. Regular folder functions in MultCloud like drag and drop, rename, delete, move files work like they do in Windows Explorer or Finder in Mac OS X. Sign up to have a try or experience without signing up first.

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Create an account

How to Transfer Dropbox to FTP Step by Step?

Note: It is suggested to sort your data in Dropbox before transferring to avoid files and folders disorder in FTP.

1. Log in MultCloud to add Dropbox and FTP to this manger in turn. Take add Dropbox for example. Click Add Cloud Drives and pitch on Dropbox icon. Then click Next.

Add Cloud Drives
Add Cloud Drives

2. Click Add Dropbox Account to authorize. You can edit the display name to distinguish if you have more than one Dropbox account.

Add Dropbox Account
Add Dropbox Account

3. Add FTP to MultCloud in the same way. Then you can start the file transferring. Click on Cloud Transfer at the tool bar. Select Dropbox and FTP separately. If you want to transfer files regularly, click Schedule to configure. Finally, click Add Task and it will run the transferring automatically when the set time arrives.

Schedule Cloud Transfer
Schedule Cloud Transfer

Note: To move files from Dropbox to FTP once, just click Transfer Now after you select each cloud.


MultCloud is a reliable and all-around cloud file manager. Following above steps, you can easily achieve Dropbox to FTP Transfer. In addition to it, you can also use Google Drive like FTP with the help of this tool. This manager supports up to 27 cloud storage services including main-stream clouds like OneDrive (for Business), Box (for Business), hubiC, MEGA and so on. File transferring between different accounts of same cloud is available as well. For instance, you can transfer Google Drive to new account if the need ever arises.

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