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Dropbox for Windows and Mac now automatically uploads your screenshots

Dropbox has added a new feature to its Windows and Mac application, which makes sharing screenshots a lot easier. Now when you take a screenshot, it will automatically be uploaded to your Dropbox account.

All you have to do is take a screenshot (Print Screen on Windows and CMD+Shift+3 on OS X) and the file will automatically be uploaded to your Dropbox account. On OS X it also automatically copies a link to the file in your clipboard so you can paste it immediately for sharing and on Windows you will have to hold Ctrl while pressing Print Screen to get the URL.

Another new addition is exclusively for OS X users is an importer that copies all your photos from iPhoto to your Dropbox account.

The screenshot functionality has been available in some other services before, such as Droplr, but if you’re a Dropbox user and share a lot of screenshots then you should find this very useful.



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