BoxCrane for iPad - FileCrane for Dropbox by ablecomputer Inc. (iPad)
Released: Sep 18, 2012
Version: 1.9
Size: 21 MB
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BoxCrane for iPad - FileCrane for Dropbox

ablecomputer Inc.
[ This app is no longer available for download ]

A simple but powerful file manager (filer) APP for Dropbox users.
BoxCrane for iPad provides you with the easiest way to handle files in Dropbox.

“BoxCrane for iPad Simplifies Dropbox Storage”
“an incredible value for any heavy user of both the iPad and DropBox in conjunction.”
“helps you to manage your Dropbox files more effectively than the official Dropbox app” cloudsider

With BoxCrane you can:
+Copy or move files in Dropbox by drag and drop.
+Drag & drop photos in iPad to Dropbox and vice versa.
+Create new folder in Dropbox, move multiple files into the folder by drag & drop.
+Share photos in Dropbox with twitter.
+View all kinds of files and documents in Dropbox.

Main features:

- Handle files and folders easily -
+ Just drag and drop files to move/copy.
+ You can handle files and folders like Finder(Mac) or Explorer(Windows).

- Preview files of all kinds -
+ Tap a file to preview it on a different window.
+ The built in viewer is as powerful as document reader APP.
It supports PDF, MS Office (Word, Excel and Powerpoint) and Apple iWork files,
Audio files (.mp3, .aiff, .m4a, .wav),
Image files (.png, .jpeg, .gif, .tiff, .bmp),
Movie files (.mp4, .m4v, .mov), and
Text and Rich Text Format files.

- Sort, change names, create and delete folders in Dropbox -
+ You can move around files and folders as you like!

- OpenIn, Mail and Twitter -
+ Supports import from and export to OpenIn APPs.
+ Directly attach files in Dropbox to email, and directly open e-mail attached files.
+ Directly attach files in Dropbox to your tweet.

- Other Features -
+ Supports custom URL scheme (
+ Passcode lock.
+ Supports ZIP compression and decompression.
+ View Properties

- - - What you can do with Dropbox - - -
Preview files with built-in viewer.
Move, copy, delete and rename files (multiple selection supported!).
Send file link.
Create, delete, and rename folders.
Save images, videos and audio files in BoxCrane local storage.

- Please Note! -
+ In order to access your Photos folder, you’ll need to give permission to the APP. Follow the directions in the APP, and give permission. (This APP does not use or collect the location data.)
+ This APP cannot delete or edit files in "Photos" in you iPad.
+ To use the features of Dropbox, you need to have your own Dropbox account.

What's new in version 1.9
Add support for SMB protocol.
Our verdict: Meh!
  • = BoxCrane for iPad - FileCrane for Dropbox has average ratings (3-star).
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