Dropbox

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Beyond Compare 4 Pro includes support for Dropbox.

Creating a Dropbox Profile

  1. Open Tools | Profiles.
  2. Click +.
  3. Select Dropbox Profile.
  4. In the web browser window, enter your Dropbox username and password and click Sign in.
  5. In the web browser window, click Allow, then close the tab or window.
  6. In Beyond Compare, click Yes.
  7. Click Save.

Loading a Dropbox Profile

  1. Open the Folder Compare or Folder Sync.
  2. Click the left or right Browse button.
  3. Select your saved Dropbox profile and click OK.

Limitations

Dropbox profiles don't preserve modified timestamps when copying files.  Copied files are timestamped with the time of the copy.  To workaround the issue, copy the timestamp from the Dropbox file back to the local file using the Actions | Touch command.

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