Dropbox, the cross-platform cloud storage and syncing service, has announced new official apps and
Dropbox Anywhere, a new endeavor by the company to make its service accessible on the go across a range of mobile platforms and third-party apps.
Making an effort to spread to even more applications and platforms, Dropbox Anywhere is a new API that allows third-party developers to incorporate Dropbox. Third-party apps may now utilize the Dropbox API to access, download from, and upload to your Dropbox account. Given Dropbox’s reputation for reliable and fast synchronization of files across various devices, this means that you will always have the latest version of your files, no matter where you are or which app you choose to access them from.
The Dropbox API is currently available on an invite-only basis, and
interested developers can sign up to be notified of availability on the company’s Website. Several iPhone and iPad applications—such as
Quickoffice Connect Mobile Suite,
Documents To Go – Office Suite,
Air Sharing HD,
Dictamus – Dictate & Send, and
already been updated to take advantage of the Dropbox API, with more expected to be released as it becomes more widely available.