Interface User-friendliness/complexity of the tool´s interface
Time efficiency Time needed for mastering the „how-to“ of the tool and a production of a task
Interface language(s) The number of languages in which the tool is currently available/adaptable to
English + 17 other languages, Chinese, Japanese and Thai included.
Respect for privacy Does the tool require registration? Who can see my data? Can I remain anonymous?
Medium. Dropbox collects various types of data such as account information (name, email, payment info), user-generated content (files, documents, photos), contacts, usage information, device information, and data from cookies and similar technologies. It does so to provide and enhance services, protect users, and for legitimate business needs. Dropbox may use the information for marketing purposes but provides an option to opt out. It shares data with trusted third parties for business purposes, and with other Dropbox companies. Dropbox is committed to data security and employs measures like two-factor authentication, encryption, and abuse detection. Importantly, users have control over their data, including deletion and access, which is aligned with the spirit of the GDPR. However, although compliance with different legal frameworks is mentioned, the GDPR is not. See more here.
Saving work for future use Possiblity to save your or others´ work for reuse/reproduction
Tailorability (If so, how?) Possibility of the tool to be used for a range of different activities (e.g. to what extent you can organize a project assignment with a central activity based on this tool)
Yes, users can upload on the cloud and share any type of file.
No, but signing up is required.
Compatibility/ Operating System
Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android
Other technical requirements