Today Dropbox (NASDAQ: DBX) announced a big step in the evolution of its global collaboration platform and partner ecosystem with Dropbox Extensionsnew integrations and capabilities that let users launch everyday business workflows such as file editing, send for eSignature, video annotation, and send electronic fax directly from Dropbox. With the support of strategic and category-leading partners, Dropbox Extensions will give customers more freedom to use their preferred tools directly with Dropbox, helping them move projects forward and keeping collaborative teams in flow.
“We want to empower people to choose the best tools for their work by removing the friction between them,” said Quentin Clark, SVP of Engineering, Product, and Design at Dropbox. “So were making it seamless for users to connect with partners that offer the right tools for the task at hand.
As a result of deep partner integrations with companies including Adobe, Autodesk, DocuSign, Vimeo, airSlate, HelloSign, Nitro, Pixlr, and Smallpdf, users will have the ability to move easily from one task to the next. From within Dropbox, users will have the option to start content-based workflows such as:
- Taking a contract from first to final draft and sending for signature with no uploading, downloading or scanning
- Editing files or annotating videos for real-time feedback on the fly
- Digitally faxing a signed contract, PDF, or Word file to its final destination
The first set of new integrations is expected to be generally available on November 27, 2018.
Dropbox is a leading global collaboration platform that’s transforming the way people and teams work together. With more than 500 million registered users across 180 countries, were on a mission to unleash the worlds creative energy by designing a more enlightened way of working. Dropbox is headquartered in San Francisco, CA and has 12 offices around the world. For more information on our mission and products, visit dropbox.com.