Think of the Dropbox online file storage service as a giant extra hard drive that holds any type of file you can store on it. If you upload a video to your Dropbox account, you can access that file on any computer that has an Internet connection. If you are really a film buff, sharing bundles of movies to Dropbox is the best for you to watch online movies on mobile devices. Well, how to add movies to Dropbox for playing everywhere?
There are many choices to upload movies to Dropbox. However, if you don’t have a media player that can play a Dropbox video that you’ve downloaded, you may have to do some work in advance. I mean you’ll need to convert videos to Dropbox compatible video formats first since there the Dropbox can’t support these formats natively.
Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate （ Mac） works as an expert to convert videos to various formats like MP4, MOV, WMV, MKV, AVI, FLV etc. of course including Dropbox video formats. In addition, the converting process is too short to influence the movies watching for its fast converting speed. Not to mention the faultless video quality during converting. Besides, with the built-in video editor, you can freely trim, crop, adjust effect, add (*.ass, *.ssa, *.srt) subtitles to your source video.
If you are running on Windows PC, please turn to Video Converter Ultimate. Follow the guide below for more convenience of converting and uploading movies on Dropbox with just couple of clicks.
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How to Convert MKV/AVI/VOB to Dropbox in three simple steps
1. Add AVI, MKV, VOB files to the converter
Launch the Video Converter for Dropbox. To add .avi, .vob, .mkv videos, you can just drag video from your file folders to the list in the operating window, or head to Add button to choose the file you want to convert.
2. Set output format
Click the format icon to open the format list, and then choose H.264 MP4 as output format from “Common Video” or “HD Video” category. Note: The output format is preferably in a common format, like MP3 for audio, MPEG-4 for video. The more common format you use, the more devices you can stream to.
Tip 1: This Dropbox video converter also enables to edit the video before the conversion by trimming, cropping, changing video effect, add subtitles etc. Click “Edit selected task” button to do it.
A couple other things to keep in mind about DropBox. If you only have the free account, you only have 2 GB of space (at least initially, unless you’ve invited some friends and gotten a little more) so you may run into space limitation issues. So, you’d better trim your DVD files if necessary. Just turn to “Trim” to trim the videos to get the very part you want.
Tip 2: If you want to change the sample rate, resolution, bitrates, etc to better cater for your playing needs, you can click “Settings” option to access the setting window.
3. Start encoding your videos
Click “Start conversion” to start converting MKV/AVI/VOB to Dropbox. This program will do the rest perfectly for you! If you have done all these steps in a well-mannered way, you will surely get the video with high prints and quality, and then you can easily upload different videos of your own choice to Dropbox for enjoying.
How to load video to Dropbox
- Switch on your Dropbox and log it in.
- In the top menu, find “Upload” button and click it.
- When the window appear, select the file you want to add to your Dropbox
- After you finished the above three steps, the window will disappear and a progress indicator will shows to you.
When uploading process finishes, it means that the information is updated on your Dropbox account. Then you can access your bundles of movies from Dropbox on your mobile phone, computer and tablet.
Files that can be viewed from the website via Dropbox
Files that preview as an image:
.jpg and .jpeg, .png, .tiff and .tif, .gif, .bmp, .ai, .psd
Files that preview as a video:
.3gp, 3gpp, .3gpp2, .avi, .mov, .mp4, .wmv, .m4v, .mpg, .mkv, .mpeg, .vob, .flv, .mts, .m2t, .ts, .dv
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