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Convert files directly in your Dropbox account—no additional tools necessary

Whether you’re looking to reduce file size or resolve a compatibility conflict—save yourself the hassle of using unfamiliar, unpredictable third-party file conversion tools.

Dropbox helps you save time and keep your data secure, with the ability to convert common file types from directly within your Dropbox account.

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What file types can you convert with Dropbox?

Convert files stored in your Dropbox account into common alternative formats.

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Convert a variety of document formats to PDF or JPG, for easy sharing.

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Convert a wide range of image formats, including RAW, TIFF, and PSD.

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No editing suite required, convert common video formats in a few clicks.

Convert documents
Convert documents for secure, easy sharing

With Dropbox, you can convert documents, presentations, and more into easy-to-share images and PDFs.

It’s as simple as selecting a file and saving a copy in your desired format.

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Convert images
Convert image files without an editing app

With Dropbox, you can convert a wide range of image formats to JPG and PNG. All within your cloud storage.

  • Convert common formats—like WebP, PNG, and JPEG
  • Convert professional formats—including RAW, TIFF, and PSD
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Convert videos
Skip the editing suite, convert videos from your storage

With Dropbox, you don’t need specialist video editing apps to convert video files. You can do it all in just a few clicks, all within your cloud storage—no lengthy downloading, rendering, or exporting required.

Convert files up to 100 MB, in any of the following video formats, to MOV or MP4:

  • AVI
  • MKV
  • MPEG
  • MOV
  • MP4
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How to convert files with Dropbox

Converting files stored in your Dropbox account is as simple as a few clicks.

Open Dropbox

Log in to Dropbox to access your cloud storage.

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Select a file

Hover over the file you’d like to convert and click the “” button that appears.

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Click Save as… in the menu that appears and select the format you’d like to covert to—that’s it, you’re done!

How Dropbox file conversion helps you and your team

Dropbox fulfills all of your basic file conversion needs with a streamlined workflow, directly within your Dropbox account.

This keeps your team and their files organized and in one place, with no need for team members to download files, convert, and share separately.

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Easily share and collaborate on files in your Dropbox cloud storage. With basic file conversion for documents, videos, and images built in, your team can avoid version control chaos that would normally cause delays to your projects.

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Don’t put your personal and professional files at risk by using an unfamiliar and free third-party file conversion tool you found online.

Dropbox allows you to convert files within your cloud storage, ensuring they remain secure at all times.

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Frequently asked questions

Dropbox can convert a wide variety of image, video, and document formats.

The exact formats each file type can be converted to will vary, but can include the following:

  • JPG
  • PNG
  • PDF
  • MOV
  • MP4

Explore the full list of file formats Dropbox can convert.

There are a number of reasons why converting a file may be necessary, here are some common examples:

  • Compatibility—when uploading a file to a platform that only allows specific file types, it might be necessary to convert the file before uploading
  • File size—file formats have varying sizes, so converting an image with a large file size to a JPG, for example, can help to make it smaller
  • Sharing—when sharing documents, converting to a PDF can help as it presents the file in a readable format that isn’t directly editable

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