Tech Tip: Dropbox Automation

Dropbox AutomationOkay, this is a tech tool for the seriously geeky out there, but if you learn how to use it, you might just wonder how you lived without it.

Dropbox Automator by Wappwolf allows you to “drag & drop files into a predefined folder on Dropbox and automatically convert and sync to your favorite places.” If you use Dropbox as a cloud service to backup, store, and share files, this free add-on will allow you to do a number of handy things, including this sample of features:

For documents:

  • Convert to PDF
  • Send to your Kindle
  • E-Sign PDF

For video:

  • Facebook Wall / Page uploads


  • Facebook Upload
  • Facebook Page Upload
  • Flickr Upload
  • Picasa / Google+ Upload
  • Downscale
  • Convert image format
  • Rotate image
  • Convert to black & white
  • Convert to grayscale
  • Write text on image
  • 30 photo effects
  • Stamp a logo
  • “Dislike”-Stamp
  • Find a similar image

There’s quite a bit more you can do. And, by the way, there are also versions that work for Google Drive, Box, and Facebook:

Stop processing tedious tasks and start leveraging the power of automation:

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