Share Screenshot Using Dropbox

The Dropbox – app lets you to share photos, videos, docs anywhere. By having Dropbox you can easily share screenshot images of your desktop .

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This option is,  applicable for both Mac and Windows.

This feature can be applied by using the keyboard shortcut CTRL + PRINT SCREEN and Mac Users can share screenshots by using shortcut Command+PrintScreen


The Dropbox new version 2.3.12 adds the interesting feature of saving the screenshots automatically with the link copied to your clipboard for easy sharing, as the automatic sharing features found in CloudApp and Droplr

New features in 2.3.12

  • Screenshot to Dropbox
  • Move to Dropbox
  • Import from iphone
  • Must faster upload/download speeds for large files.

The Screenshot to Dropbox allows you to capture and share screenshot images of your computer screen. To share your desktop image just press CTRL PRTSCN (Print Screen)  and the screenshot will be saved in the Screenshot folder of your Dropbox installation.

To share the program window that is currently open in the foreground, just press CTRL ALT SCRN.

One of the main advantage  of the Dropbox is,  a public link of the screenshot will be autogenerated  and it will  be copied to your clipboard. This feature makes easier to us to share our image to the outside world. This all will happens while uploading your image.

This feature of Dropbox enables us to capture the entire screenshot. To capture a fixed region you may have another screen capture app – like the built- in Snipping Tool of Windows or snagIt.

The Dropbox also provides the option to disable your screenshot, if you would like to do,

  • Open preferences and disable the “share screenshots” option under the Import tab.
  • In the new release of Dropbox, you can find the download links under