In the words of Dropbox CEO Drew Houston, sharing documents and other files online is "bafflingly, still really difficult." I mean, clearly it's doable through email and, yes, services such as Dropbox, but it's still kind of a pain. With a new feature launching today, Houston and his team are trying to make things as absolutely simple as possible. And it looks like they've succeeded. Houston and Product Manager Ivan Kirigin demonstrated the feature to TechCrunch Editor Eric Eldon and me last week. It was one of those demos that went flew by — in a good way. Now, if you want to share a file in Dropbox, you just click on the file, then click on "Get Link", and Dropbox will automatically generate a custom URL. You can share that URL via email or however else you like, and whoever clicks on it will be able to view the file in their browser. Simple, and also the first easy way for Dropbox users to share files with people who don't have Dropbox accounts.
23 Apr 2012
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