Dropbox Announces Record Growth, Now Keeping Over 4 Million Users' Digital Lives in
Dropbox, provider of Internet file synchronization, sharing and security services, today
announced that it has passed the 4,000,000 user milestone. Now more people than ever are
experiencing the benefits of having their digital lives in sync - having all of their files, media and
projects available to them from any location or device. Once synced with Dropbox, these files
are automatically available to share with their friends and colleagues, making sharing and
collaboration easier than ever for millions of people. This rapid growth is another example of
increasing use of cloud-based services in the everyday lives of consumers, students and
"We are delighted to see so many people embracing this new way of syncing and sharing their
files and media," said Drew Houston, founder and CEO of Dropbox. "The success of our
community and their passion for Dropbox is powerful validation for our vision of the company -
that the Internet can become a seamless extension of all of our desktops and devices."
Using Dropbox, users around the world now keep their office documents, photos, music and
other files in sync and automatically available across their computers and devices. Supporting
Mac, Windows and Linux PCs, and iPhone and iPod Touch devices, Dropbox seamlessly
integrates with the local operating system so that files are synced and backed up directly from the
desktop, allowing users to get the benefits of the service without changing how they work.
Additionally, Dropbox folders can be shared across not only across computers, but also around
the world, letting users easily collaborate and share files with friends, family and co-workers.
Basic Dropbox two gigabyte accounts are available for free, with add-on plans offering
additional storage and functionality available for a fee.
Dropbox's strong user growth is complemented with broad recognition from the industry as a