Software Update: Dropbox 3.8.4

Version 3.8.4 of Dropbox has been released. Dropbox is an online storage service that makes it possible to synchronize files between different computers. In addition, files and photo albums can be shared with people who don’t have Dropbox accounts. Clients are available for Windows, Linux, OS X, iOS, Android, BlackBerry, and Kindle Fire. A free account gives access to 2GB of storage, with the option to expand it by introducing new users. Bee payment of ten euros per month, the storage capacity is 1TB. There is also the possibility to for Business to take out a subscription. In version 3.8 we find Windows 10 support, among other things, and it is possible to integrate Gmail. The changelog for this release looks like this:

New in 3.8.4

  • Windows: Fixes an issue with the Dropbox Badge not appearing

New in the 3.8 series:

  • Windows & OS X: Optional Gmail integration (1)
  • Windows & Linux: Upgrade to Qt 5.4
  • Upgraded compilers (2)
  • Small tweaks to the selective sync UI
  • Show the Dropbox badge on Preview for Mac
  • Initial Windows 10 support


  • If you have Chrome installed and use a Gmail address with Dropbox, you’ll be able to use the Gmail integration.
  • Dropbox is being compiled with Visual Studio 2013 on Windows, Xcode 6.3 on OS X, and gcc 4.8.1 on Linux.
  • Version number 3.8.4
    Release status Final
    Operating systems Windows 7, Android, Linux, Windows XP, macOS, Windows Vista, iOS, Windows Phone, Blackberry OS, Windows 8, Windows 10
    Website Dropbox
    License type Freeware/Paid