DBX Platform Develop apps for 500 million Dropbox users

Integrate your apps with the content and collaboration solution trusted by more than 500 million users and 300,000 teams. Whether you’re building your business or optimizing internal workflows, the DBX Platform lets you add Dropbox features to your apps, such as file storage, sharing, previews, and search.

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Get started today with a few lines of code

With the DBX Platform, you can go from idea to implementation quickly and easily. You’ll save time and write fewer lines of code with our SDKs, powerful core API, and thorough documentation. 

Develop in programming languages of your choice with our Swift, .NET, Java, Javascript, Objective-C, and Python SDKs. If we don't offer your preferred language, check out the HTTP documentation and Community SDKs.

See what you can do with the Dropbox APIs

Integrate with Dropbox accounts

Take actions on files and folders—like creating, reading, editing, moving, and deleting—with the Dropbox Files API and Paper API; receive notifications for any changes in Dropbox using webhooks; plug in Chooser & Saver components to enable users to select and save content from and to Dropbox.

Develop and customize workflows

Assign custom metadata labels to Dropbox content with the File Properties API; automate document collection with the File Requests API; programmatically enable creation and management of shared links and folders with the Sharing API.

Authorize and control access

Gain access to admin functionality with added user and team management using the Dropbox Business APIs; monitor the team audit log with the Events API; organize team content with the Team Folders API.

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500,000

developers

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50 billion

API calls per month

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75%

Business teams link third party apps

Add business value to teams by building with the Dropbox Business API.

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