Dropbox has lengthy stated it desires to be obtainable on whichever platforms individuals use to get issues performed. That is why it has performed a lot to combine with Microsoft Workplace over time, for instance. However the newest place you may discover Dropbox is nonetheless sudden: The corporate simply launched an app for the Xbox One.
Certain, the Xbox One is, at its core, a Home windows 10 pc you hook as much as your TV, however it’s nonetheless stunning to see a productiveness app all about sharing your recordsdata present up there. Nonetheless, Dropbox does not assume customers shall be collaborating on Workplace docs via their TVs. Dropbox has give you a couple of options that make sense for the platform. “We needed to unravel a difficulty that all of us have: making it straightforward to entry and share your content material from the most important display in your home,” Dropbox workers engineer Rudy Huyn stated in an e mail. “That meant giving customers the power to entry recordsdata with out the necessity to plug in an HDMI wire or hook up with their laptop computer.”
As soon as logged in, you possibly can add screenshots and photos taken with Kinect straight to your Dropbox. It’s also possible to stream any video recordsdata in your Dropbox to the Xbox One — one thing that’ll positively be useful for these of us who’ve a big video library however no seamless option to play it on the large display. It’s also possible to add recordsdata from USB drives related to the Xbox One or add recordsdata from different common Home windows 10 apps chances are you’ll be operating in your console. And different functions (Dropbox particularly talked about VLC) can see flies in your account and entry them.