Sunday, May 09, 2010

DropBox (updated twice)

DropBox is a wonderfully useful service for syncing your files between devices. And free. And you can send and share files. Including photo galleries made automatically!
My friend Carter made this gallery (has nudity) just by dragging a folder of Domai pictures into his DropBox folder.

I think it works great, and is very easy (way easier than making galleries for Domai!). It is free too! If you sign up here, I get a bit of extra storage space for my own use, such as sharing free Domai pages. :-)

Update:
I just realized that when they make photo galleries like this, they down-size the photos to around 766 pixels tall. (Landscape-format pictures end up the biggest this way.) So uploading bigger images is wasted.

Update:
Oooops! Mark says:
If you click the Full button below a picture, it will zoom to full size.
Clicking the Save button below the picture will save the full-sized file.

10 comments:

laked said...

I run websites on DropBox. Details from Lifehacker:

http://thurly.net//mm1

Spooky coincidence: the Blogger word verification is "laked", ee aye ee aye oh!

Hannah said...

I love DropBox - I use it to keep stuff between my work laptop and home PC synced, like password stuff.

Though getting to see galeries of pretty women is also a great use! :)

Pascal [P-04referent] said...

Can it be used to store some animated GIFs online for my blog?

eolake said...

That might well be. Try it.

--
Thanks, Laked. I would have thought you could host a web site on Dropbox.

Pascal [P-04referent] said...

Will do.
If it can benefit both of us for free, why hesitate? :-)

eolake said...

I just realized that when they make photo galleries like this, they down-size the photos to around 766 pixels tall. (Landscape-format pictures end up the biggest this way.) So uploading bigger images is wasted.

eolake said...

Mark says:
If you click the Full button below a picture, it will zoom to full size.
Clicking the Save button below the picture will save the full-sized file.

TC [Girl] said...

I DEFINITELY like that idea of being able to save something as important as a manuscript somewhere such as this. No need to worry about losing a thumb drive, then, or...taking the chance of being run over on your way to bringing an extra copy to a friend's place! (I must have a crime drama in mind! lol! ;-)

Being able to make a photo gallery to share is a plus, too! Thanks to "laked" for bringing it to our attention! Cool! :-)

James said...

Eolake: Thanks for mentioning DropBox. What a great way for moving client design files, etc. between my Macbook Pro and Mac Pro. I can see that I will be making use of this in a variety of ways (I really appreciate you bringing these types of things to other peoples' attention!)

eolake said...

Thanks, James. Sharing is a good feeling for both parties.