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 Box and Dropbox accounts.


Transfer between Box and Dropbox
Transfer between Box and Dropbox

Transfer Files from Box to Dropbox with MultCloud

MultCloud is a free and reliable cloud transfer manager tool 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 oprations like you do the operations in Windows Explorer or Finder in Mac OS X. Filter settings and schedule utility are in "Cloud Transfer". Before starting the migration operation, you may need to sign up(only email needed) first or experience it without signing up.


Create an account
Create an account

How to Transfer from Box to Dropbox?

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.


Add Cloud Drives
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.


Add Box Account
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.

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 are done, click Transfer Now to start.


Cloud Transfer
Cloud Transfer

Notes:

  • 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 because it transfers files through 10 threads on VIP servers.

Following above steps, you can transfer from box to dropbox easily. Currently, MultCloud supports more than Box and Dropbox and you may find it supports more than 30 clouds so it is easy to transfer all google drive files from one account to another as well as migrate Dropbox to OneDrive with the help of MultCloud.

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