Most of you may be aware of DropBox, the free cloud storage service that lets you upload and save your files in the cloud. You can sign up for the service and install DropBox on any of your device and instantly start sharing your files over the cloud. This article will tell you about one more free service called DropBox Automator, that will make your DropBox experience even better by completely automating your DropBox file operations.
DropBox Automator is a connector between DropBox and Wappwolf. Wappwolf is a cloud based web action service that lets you easily handle, edit and recreate your files over the cloud. DropBox Automator performs all the tasks with the help of power of Wappwolf.
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How to use DropBox Automator
For starting with DropBox you need to visit their website and create an account and follow some steps that are mentioned below in the image. You can ofcourse, skip the last two steps mentioned below.
Once you have successfully created your account and followed the steps that are necessary to use DropBox and DropBox Automator, you can move on to configure DropBox Automator. Once you have logged in, Wappwolf will ask for access to your DropBox acccount. Click on “Allow”. Now you have successfully configured it.
DropBox Automator Features
After allowing access, you have to earmark a folder from which you want to carry out your DropBox file operations. Once done, youwill be ready to automate your file upload-download operations easily. Now every time you put a file into this designated DropBox folder, it will carry out the operations automatically, without even asking you, as per the rules you may have set in the Configuration..
Here is the list of features that can be performed by DropBox Automator:
Automation for Documents
- Convert to PDF
- PDF to text
- Support for uploading to Google Docs
- Support for uploading to Slide Share
- Sign PDFs with electronic signatures
Automation for Pictures
- Upload to Facebook
- Upload to Flickr
- Rotate Image
- Write text on image
- Photo effect
- Stamp a logo
- Stamp a map
- Stamp a “dislike” on the image
- E-mail File
- Convert to Zip format
- Save it to any other DropBox Folder
- Rename File
- Upload to any FTP server
- Encrypt or Decrypt File
- Tweet It
- Set as Facebook status
The service looks quire promising and is sure to make the life of the DropBox user very easy. You will definitely improve your user-experience by automating most of your DropBox operations with the help of DropBox Automator.