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Dropbox Announces Beta for Microsoft 365 Co-Authoring and OneDrive Replay Support

Dropbox offers real-time co-editing in Word, Excel, PowerPoint with Microsoft 365 apps (beta). It also integrates Replay with OneDrive


has unveiled a beta version that introduces real-time co-authoring capabilities with Microsoft 365 applications, marking a significant enhancement for users who leverage both platforms for business operations. The announcement, detailed in a company blog post, responds to frequent user requests for improved collaborative features. This beta allows multiple users to edit Word, Excel, and PowerPoint files directly within Dropbox, across desktop, web, and mobile platforms. It enables participants to see who else is editing the document and their location in the file in real-time, ensuring all team members are working from the most current version.

Enhanced Media Collaboration with OneDrive Replay Integration

In addition to the co-authoring functionality, Dropbox is expanding its services to include beta support for its Replay feature with media files stored on Microsoft's OneDrive. Replay, a tool designed for business teams to review, annotate, and approve media files, will now support direct transfers of media files from OneDrive into Dropbox Replay. This integration aims to streamline workflows for media content review and approval, facilitating a more cohesive and efficient process for managing media files within organizations.

Further Integrations and Future Prospects

The introduction of co-authoring and OneDrive Replay support follows recent enhancements to Dropbox's collaboration with . These improvements allow users to search, preview, upload, and share Dropbox-stored content seamlessly within Microsoft 365, fostering a more integrated user experience. Additionally, Dropbox has integrated a Copilot extension for Microsoft 365, enabling users to interact with Microsoft's assistant for content summarization and query resolution directly within their Dropbox account. Dropbox customers can access both the co-authoring and Replay features now by signing up for the beta through a designated website.

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