What is the Dropbox file size limit?
This article is for all Dropbox users.
|Maximum file size
- All files uploaded to your Dropbox account must be smaller than your storage space. For example, if your account has a storage quota of 2 GB, you can upload one 2 GB file or many files that add up to 2 GB.
- If you're over your storage quota, Dropbox will stop syncing.
FAQs about upload limitations
Which types of files can I upload to Dropbox?
How do I upload large files on dropbox.com
If the file you want to upload is larger than 50 GB, we suggest downloading the Dropbox desktop app on your computer and uploading it from there. You could also compress the file to reduce the size to less than 50 GB and then upload it via dropbox.com.
If you do try uploading large files (>50 GB) on dropbox.com, make sure you have a fast and reliable internet connection.
How do I upload files to Dropbox?
You can upload files and folders to Dropbox on dropbox.com or through the desktop app. You can also upload photos and videos from your mobile device using the Dropbox mobile app.
What’s the maximum size for a file or folder upload?
Files and folders uploaded online through dropbox.com can be up to 350 GB each. However, if you’re uploading large files (>50 GB) on dropbox.com, make sure you have a fast and reliable internet connection.
On the Dropbox desktop app
Files and folders uploaded on the Dropbox desktop app can be up to 2 TB each.
On the Dropbox mobile app
Files and folders uploaded on the Dropbox mobile app can be up to 2 TB each.
Is there a file or folder name length limit?
Yes, there are limits for naming files and folders:
- Use less than 260 characters in file or folder paths.
- Don’t use special characters in file names.
- Don’t add a space at the end of a file or folder name.
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