Dropbox, one of our favorite services that keeps your files synced between multiple computers and devices, announced updates to the Dropbox apps for the iPhone, iPad, BlackBerry and Android devices this morning. The various updates add features to the apps including background uploading on iOS 4 devices and many other new features as well as an app directory that makes it easier to find apps that work with Dropbox.
From the Dropbox announcement;
New Dropbox for BlackBerry: The company has announced the general availability of Dropbox for BlackBerry, bringing file access and viewing directly to the popular line of smart phones. The application is available for immediate download athttps://dropbox.com/anywhere.
New release of Dropbox for iPhone and iPad: As the #1 productivity app for the iPad in the App Store, Dropbox has already become a popular way to make the most of the device at home, school or work. With new iOS release of Dropbox, users will have new features and performance enhancements, including automatic offline caching for recently accessed files, support for HD video and high-resolution photo capture, numerous user interface enhancements including a new home screen and progress display, full screen landscape document viewing on iPad and the support for multitasking to allow files to upload or download in the background. This update is available for free via Apple’s App Store.
New release of Dropbox for Android: Available for download via Google’s App Market, Dropbox for Android has been enhanced with support for photo galleries and multi-photo upload, ability to automatically send files to Dropbox from other apps, progress bar and notifications for file transfers, and other new features and fixes.
New Dropbox App Directory: To make it easier to find and evaluate the over 100 partner applications that are built with the Dropbox API, there is a new Dropbox partner app directory now available at https://dropbox.com/apps. This directory features app information, screenshots and reviews from some of the most popular productivity app providers.
Dropbox is a free file syncing tool that allows users to store up to 2GB of data online and synced to multiple computers and devices. Users can gain additional storage by completing the tutorial and referring friends to the service, or more storage can be purchased directly from the company.
The Dropbox iPad app was named one of Notebooks.com’s iPad Apps of the Week for its ease of loading files onto the iPad. You can see a demonstration of the app below.