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How to Download Video from Dropbox Easily and Quickly

Explore new ways to download Dropbox videos in this article.

Author Vera

Posted by @Vera

June 14, 2019 | 4 mins read

Dropbox is a popular cloud service today. It offers 2 GB of free storage for every user and provides them with opportunities to save, share and sync files. Many users choose Dropbox to save their files, photos, videos because Dropbox is easy to use and it has advanced features like accessing files whenever and wherever and retrieving copies of all deleted files for 30 days. However, users may have difficulties when using Dropbox, for example, a user may encounter a problem when he tries to download a video. So is there any solution can solve the problem? Yes, the following part introduces two methods to download a video from Dropbox.

Traditional Way: How to Download Video from Dropbox?

Normally, if you want to download a video placed under Dropbox, you can go to its official website to download it. Here are detailed steps.

Step 1. Go to the official site of Dropbox and login.

Step 2. Select the video you want to download and you can view such an interface.


Download Video from Dropbox through Official Website
Download Video from Dropbox through Official Website

Step 3. Click on "Download" button and the video will be downloaded.

These steps are easy to follow, but you may encounter some problems as below.

1. Sometimes you might find the process of downloading a video is really time-consuming and it may cost several hours to download a large file.

2. It is annoying to wait for the video to be downloaded successfully because if the internet is unconnected, the downloading process will be paused.

3. Dropbox doesn’t allow users to directly download folders of files that are larger than 1GB in size. So you have to download several videos separately if you are in such a situation.

Due to the limitations offered by method 1, there arises a need to find a new way to avoid these issues and quickly download video from Dropbox. Luckily, the next part will introduces a new method that can resolve the problems you may encounter when trying to download videos from Dropbox perfectly and the below parts will guide you how to download video from Dropbox quickly.

New Way: Download Video from Dropbox via MultCloud

You can rely on a free third-party tool---MultCloud. It works perfectly in well-integrated multiple cloud management and offers "Cloud Explorer", "Cloud Transfer" and "Cloud Sync" functions for 33 clouds which include Dropbox, Google Drive, One Drive, Mega, etc.

To download Dropbox videos, you can quickly download a video from Dropbox without suffering from the pain mentioned above with "Cloud Explorer" feature. Now let’s see how it works.

Step 1. Sign up

To make use of MultCloud, you need to sign up first.


Sign Up
Sign Up

Step 2. Add clouds

Click on "Add Clouds" on the tab and add Dropbox to MultCloud. Remember you are allowed to add one account to MultCloud at a time, so if you want to add many clouds, just repeat this procedure.


Add Dropbox
Add Dropbox to MultCloud

Step 3. Download the Video from Dropbox

Select the video you want to download in Dropbox and right click “Download” to achieve your goal.


How to Download Video from Dropbox
Download Video from Dropbox via MultCloud

The Bottom Line

This paper instructs you how to download video from Dropbox and you can choose one as you like to help you. Conversely, if you want to upload a file to Dropbox, you can also take advantage of MultCloud. Moreover, as mentioned, MultCloud has “Cloud Transfer” and “Cloud Sync” features. “Cloud Transfer” feature help transfer from one cloud to another, so you can easily migrate from Dropbox to Google Drive or move Dropbox photos to Google Photos. If you want to sync or backup between clouds without shifting, you can make use of “Cloud Transfer” function and you can sync OneDrive and Google Drive or backup Flickr to Google Photos if there is a need.

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