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Free up space

It's easy to fill up your computer's hard drive space with things like photos and videos. It's even easier to reach your storage limit when you need to share zipped project folders or large CAD files with your teammates.

With Dropbox Smart Sync, you can easily free up computer space by moving files and folders off of your local hard drive's storage while keeping them in the cloud. Best of all, you’ll still have access to your files without having to lug around an external hard drive.

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See all of your files offline, too

Dropbox helps you keep your files in sight, not out of mind. With Smart Sync, you can view all of your files—even your online-only files—in your file explorer, just like regular files. Sync files when you need them, or free up space by sending them to the cloud, with just a click. That means spending less time managing storage space, and more time doing work that matters.

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There are several methods you can use to clear disk space or free up space on your computer, like deleting unnecessary files and clearing temporary or duplicate files. Another efficient way to free up space on your computer is by storing files you don’t access often in the cloud. With Dropbox, you can move the files you’re not currently using to your dropbox.com account using Smart Sync. By making your files and folders “online-only”, you can free up space on your hard drive and save space on your computer. You can also use our selective sync feature to choose what folders sync and are stored on your computer.

Whether you’re an individual or team looking for storage space available on Dropbox, we’ve got the right plan to fit your needs. Storage space capacity for each of our plans are: 

  • Dropbox Basic: 2 GB
  • Dropbox Plus: 2 TB (2,000 GB)
  • Dropbox Professional: 3 TB (3,000 GB)
  • Dropbox Business Standard: 3 TB (3,000 GB)
  • Dropbox Business Advanced: As much space as your team needs
  • Dropbox Enterprise: As much space as your team needs

Compare our plans to find the right Dropbox plan for you. 

Dropbox Smart Sync can free up space on your computer by syncing only the files you want to your hard drive. Smart Sync frees up computer space by moving files and folders off your local hard drive while keeping everything in the cloud in your dropbox.com account. Our latest enhancement to Smart Sync even moves the files and folders you haven’t accessed in a while automatically, so you don’t have to worry about managing what’s synced and what’s not.