How to compare video versions in Dropbox Replay

Updated Nov 06, 2023
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The feature described in this article is only available for customers who have purchased the Dropbox Replay Add-On.

If you’ve purchased the Dropbox Replay Add-On, you can review and compare two versions of the same video file in a side-by-side view in Dropbox Replay.
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Note: You must have multiple versions of your video file to use the compare versions feature. Learn how to create a new version of a file in Dropbox Replay.

To compare video versions:

  1. Log in to
  2. Click the grid icon in the top-left corner.
  3. Click Replay from the menu that appears.
    • Note: Dropbox Replay will open in a new tab.
  4. Click the video file you’d like to compare versions of to open it.
  5. Click the version number (example: V1) in the upper left.
  6. Click Compare versions.

The video comparison window will open.

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  • The older version will appear on the left and the more recent version will appear on the right. 
  • The video controller is the same for both videos. 
  • When the volume is turned off for one version, the volume turns on automatically for the other version. 
  • If the person who adds the first version of the file is a customer who has purchased the Dropbox Replay Add-On, all of their collaborators also have access to video version comparison for that file.

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