Advantages of transferring Box to Dropbox

Box and Dropbox are both high-quality storage and file-sharing platforms. When search on the Internet, a lot of users are in the trouble of choosing Box or Dropbox for the use. In most cases, Dropbox is used by family members at home for sharing families’ photos, videos, journey feelings and so on, while the majority of Box users are companies who often share internal documents, files or projects with colleagues. Under such circumstances, one is likely to store personal files on both Box and Dropbox. It is inevitable to transfer from Box to Dropbox or vice versa.

What’s more, Dropbox has a slight advantage over Box when it comes to the ease of use. Therefore, some Box users attend to replace it with Dropbox account. Thus, transferring files from Box to Dropbox is necessary. Now, the question is how to connect them together and transfer files between each other.

How to transfer files to Dropbox from Box?

MultCloud is a reliable Cloud Manager which will help you complete above task. Steps of combining them are easy and the transferring task is about to be completed by “Cloud Transfer” function. In addition, MultCloud also provides Cloud Sync and Cloud Explorer features. The Cloud Explorer allows you do copy, paste, rename, and delete like you do in Windows Explorer or Finder in Mac OS X. The data traffic under 2 TB in transferring is free of charge. Filter settings and schedule in File Transfer and File Sync are available in MultCloud Premium edition. You may want to sign up (only email needed) to give a shot, or experience it without signing up.

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Sign Up

How to transfer files from Box to Dropbox via MultCloud?

Preparations: It is advised to delete or remove unnecessary files in Box before transferring if you have Dropbox free version because Dropbox provides only 2GB free storage. Also, the smaller the files are, the less time they will take up.

First, log into the main console. Click on Add Cloud Drives or Add Clouds to add Box account to MultCloud.

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Add Cloud Drives

At this page, edit the display name or stay the same. It is suggested to edit the display name when you have more than one Box account. Then click Add Box Account to authorize.

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Add Box Account

Second, repeat above methods to add Dropbox account to MultCloud. Note that Dropbox also has Dropbox for Business version, so be sure you’re adding the right one.

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Dropbox for Business

Next, click on Cloud Transfer at the top console. Select right cloud account for each box, from and to. You have options to configure email notification, file filter, schedule transfer etc with options in the left corner. After all settings, click Transfer Now to start.

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Cloud Transfer

Tips:

  • If you’re using Google browser, downloading the specialized application that designed for Google browser brings better experience.
  • You can transfer data from Dropbox to Box by changing the account order at the last step.
  • For company and enterprise users who are often transfer large data traffic between clouds, it is suggested to use Premium edition what transfers files through 10 threads on VIP servers.

MultCloud supports more than Box and Dropbox and you may have realized that from the screenshots. It supports up to 27 cloud brands so it is easy to using Dropbox and Onedrive together as well as sync MEGA and Box with the help of MultCloud.


Multcloud Key Features

  • Cloud Transfer

    Transfer files in cloud drives, FTP and WebDav for easily file management and information delivery.

  • Cloud Sync

    Sync two clouds or directories in two clouds through two-way sync or one-way sync.

  • Cloud Explorer

    Combine multiple cloud storages into one and manage them like in Windows explorer.