Box vs Dropbox: What are the differences?
What is Box? Build Innovative Applications on Box. The Box API gives you access to the content management features you see in our web app and lets you extend them for use in your own app. It strives to be RESTful and is organized around the main resources you’re familiar with from the Box web interface.
What is Dropbox? Build the power of Dropbox into your apps. Harness the power of Dropbox. Connect to an account, upload, download, search, and more.
Box and Dropbox can be categorized as "File Storage" tools.
Some of the features offered by Box are:
- Enterprise-grade file sharing
- Native mobile apps
- File sharing links
On the other hand, Dropbox provides the following key features:
- Sync API- Read and write to Dropbox from iOS & Android as if it were a local filesystem.
- Core API- The basics. Upload, download, search, and more from your web or mobile app.
"Easy to work with" is the top reason why over 7 developers like Box, while over 428 developers mention "Easy to work with" as the leading cause for choosing Dropbox.
According to the StackShare community, Dropbox has a broader approval, being mentioned in 1070 company stacks & 957 developers stacks; compared to Box, which is listed in 40 company stacks and 13 developer stacks.
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