Just over a year ago, Dropbox announced Google Cloud integrations that made it easier for users to work with this popular productivity suite from within its platform. Now, Dropbox is deepening this integration, launching a new feature enabling business customers to work with Google docs, Sheets, and Slides all without ever leaving Dropbox. The aim is to help teams get work done more seamlessly by bridging the gap between web-based apps.
Once you're signed in to both your Google and Dropbox accounts, you can create and store Docs, Sheets, and Slides files in any Dropbox folder, right alongside traditional files. This new feature will make it easier to organise your work by letting you:
Adding a Docs, Sheets, or Slides file to a shared Dropbox folder will automatically grant members access-no need to leave Dropbox-so everyone can get to work quickly. You'll also be able to:
This new feature is launching as an open beta for Dropbox Business teams. To opt in, visit Dropbox's signup page. Once activated, you can create new Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides files from the Windows system tray, Mac menu bar, and dropbox.com. You'll be able to browse, move, copy, and delete Docs, Sheets, and Slides files on our website, and our Windows, Mac, iOS, and Android apps. In our mobile apps, you'll be able to preview any stored Docs, Sheets, and Slides files and make them available offline.