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Dropzone Alternatives

Dropzone is described as 'productivity app for the Mac that makes it faster and easier to move and copy files, launch applications, upload to many different services, and more' and is an app in the backup & sync category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Dropzone for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Online / Web-based, iPhone and iPad. The best alternative is Unclutter. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Droplr or Dragthing. Other great apps like Dropzone are Yoink, Shelfit, Dropshelf and nFiles.

Dropzone alternatives are mainly Clipboard Managers but may also be Application Launchers or File Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Dropzone.
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  • Mac

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  1. Unclutter is a new handy place on your desktop for storing notes, files and pasteboard clips.

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    Droplr

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Google Chrome

    Droplr is a tiny application that aims at helping people share things easier. Every day people come across many situations in which they need to share something with someone else.

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    This alternative is disputed. Droplr is still a legitimate alternative to Dropzone, but it might have issues that some users think are important.

    Droplr is an app primarily aimed at sharing images and files, whereas Dropzone is aimed at increasing functionality of drag & drop features on the Mac.

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    dropzone is a plugin and droplr is an photo sharing app

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    with droplr you just share/"send" files but dropzone is a uploader to some services also (via its extensions)

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    Yoink

    • Mac
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    Yoink simplifies drag and drop between windows, apps, spaces and fullscreen apps.

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    Dragthing

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac

    DragThing is the original dock designed to tidy up your Macintosh desktop.

    Discontinued

    Notice on https://www.dragthing.com/ of discontinuation as of 2019.

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    Shelfit

    • Windows

    Worry less about juggling multiple windows or deciding where you want to store things. With Shelfit you can quickly open up a shelf, drag files in, and then when you're ready just drag them back out.

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    Dropshelf

    • Mac

    Dropshelf is a place to put things. Drag anything to the edge of the screen, and a shelf slides out. Drop files, text clippings and links — whatever you want to keep handy.

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    nFiles

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • iPhone

    Upload, get URLs to share.

    Need direct download links of files? Use nFiles iOS app or mail to i@nfil.es, get short URL to share. No signup, unlimited & no expiration.

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    Papaya

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    Over the internet, or even a local network, sending files to other computers can be a pain. Papaya solves this problem. Drop a file or folder onto Papaya, and you get back an address through which others can access that item.

    Discontinued

    App is not developed any more and does not run on macOS 10.13http://lightheadsw.com/store.php

    Shared files are available for download at the instant they're added.
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    FileShuttle

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    Your screenshots are automatically uploaded on your web storage.

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    DropPoint

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Make drag-and-drop easier using DropPoint. Drag content without having to open side-by-side windows - GitHub - GameGodS3/DropPoint: Make drag-and-drop easier using DropPoint. Drag content without having to open side-by-side windows

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