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Back in February, Dropbox released an extension for Chrome to make it easy to add your files right into Gmail. The tool is today receiving some updates to make it a lot more useful.
Now you can send large files more easily – just click the Dropbox icon, select your files or folders and click ‘Insert Link(s).’ Since you’re just sending a link, you don’t have use up any of your Gmail storage.
Additionally, you don’t have to put multiple files in a .zip file anymore. Instead, Dropbox will allow you to attach them separately, which should save the recipient the trouble of having to extract the documents. Recipients also won’t need to have Dropbox or the extension installed to see the files.
Also neat: now you can save files sent to you right to your Dropbox, without needing to download and upload them onto your account first.
You can download the updated version of the extension from the Chrome Web Store.
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