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Boxie for Dropbox goes free, adds in-app purchase with latest update

Dropbox client Boxie has been updated to version 1.2, and goes free with this updated, adding some new features and improvements as well. Boxie is now available for free, while keeping Pro features behind an in-app purchase of $2.99. Users who already purchased the app will be able to access the pro features by using the "Restore" functionality present in the app.

There have also been a number of improvements to the app, including better plain text preview. Delete convfirmation can be activated in user settings. The data format on files now matches Region Format in iOS settings. The app is now localized for French, Japanese, and Russian. There are also a number of other optimizations and fixes.

This update to Boxie is available now in the App Store.

Joseph Keller is the former Editor in Chief of iMore. An Apple user for almost 20 years, he spends his time learning the ins and outs of iOS and macOS, always finding ways of getting the most out of his iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Mac.

  • I can confirm that the restore purchase feature works for those of us who just purchased the app. Seriously this app is better than the default Dropbox app, it works so incredibly well.
  • Sorry Dropbox, this how one designs an app.
  • How do you preview photos via big thumbnails? Thus is the only aspect I'm missing from the default Dropbox app and it's a deal-breaker for me. Sent from the iMore App
  • Thanks. I'm gonna check it out later. And, to those looking for more information about the app, here's the link of the review iMore did a couple of days ago (when it was still a paid app) -
    Btw, you got a little typo on the second paragraph - confirmation. Sent from the iMore App
  • It's about time, I didn't know how long this was going to take. I'm glad they made the move. Sent from the iMore App
  • Why would I want to give yet another company direct access to dropbox?
  • Sticking with the native version, even though this looks way nicer. Sent from the iMore App