25 – Dropbox

DOWN 8 places in 2020

Dropbox is a cloud storage service for sharing files both publicly and privately.

Website: dropbox.com
Cost: Free and premium versions
Availability: Online

Ranking on the 2020 sub-lists

Top 100 Tools for
Personal Learning: 22
Top 100 Tools for
Workplace Learning: 16
Top 100 Tools for
Education: 38

Overall rankings in the 14 surveys: 2007-2020

2020: 25 2019: 17 2018: 13 2017: 16 2016: 10 2015: 6 2014: 7
2013: 7 2012: 6 2011: 6 2010: 13 2009: 71 2008: – 2007: –

Comments from some of those who selected Dropbox as one of their top tools

“As an instructional designer I use this for collaborative work and client’s files. Easy access across devices makes it easy to update my client from anywhere. I’ve also completed studies using Dropbox and sharing assessment files.” Tracie Regan, Instructional Designer, Australia, 2020

“Sharing large files” Elaine Carr, Instructional Design Manager, USA, 2020

“For all my files” Gilbert Faure, Professor, France, 2020

Quick Guide to Dropbox 

Here you will find some basic guidance and links to resources on how to use Dropbox for teaching, training, learning and development.

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