How to Upload Photos from Mac to Dropbox?

Dropbox is a famoous cloud storage service in the world. It is reliable and easy to use. You can easily upload photos and videos to Dropbox from Mac OS X. First, you need to install the Dropbox Desktop Application on your Mac OS X. Once the installation is done, it creates a 'Dropbox' folder inside your home folder. The Dropbox folder works like any other folder on your Mac computer. Anything you add to the Dropbox folder will automatically sync to the web and any other computer or mobile device. There are two ways to upload photos from Mac to Dropbox i.e. using the PicBackMan desktop app or via the Dropbox app.

A. The PicBackMan Way:
  1. Connect your Dropbox account from ACCOUNTS tab.
  2. On ‘Photos’ tab click ‘Associate Photo Folder’ button, you see on the page’. Browse and select folder that you wish to upload to Dropbox.
    Note: You can associate as many folders as you want.
  3. Check mark the box corresponding to ‘Dropbox’ icon and then click ‘upload’ button located at the bottom of the window
  4. That’s it, PicBackMan’s Dropbox Uploader for Mac will now upload all the photos
B. Using DropBox App for Mac:
  1. Install "Dropbox desktop application" on your Mac. It creates a folder on your systems hard disk. The folder is named "Dropbox".
  2. Browse through your photos on your mac & simply drag-and-drop them to Dropbox folder.
  3. Go to https://www.dropbox.com/ & sign in to your account. If you don't have an account, then create one.
  4. Click "Upload" button located at the top of the menu bar.
  5. A pop-up window opens up. Click "Choose File" button & select the photos on your computer which you want to upload. You can choose as many photos as you want or you may also select entire photo folders to upload.
  1. Click "Start Upload" button to upload your photos.
  2. Your photos will now be uploaded to Dropbox.

You can install PicBackMan's Dropbox uploader for Mac from the website and start backing up photos and videos.

Your photo backup assistant

PicBackMan is a free photo/video uploader that helps you to keep your memories backed up to your favorite online services.

Users in 130+ countries have backed up.

Kip Roof

   ... an excellent job of uploading more then 300GB of photos to 2 different services

Alen Serafino testimonial I have a large collection of photos and videos to upload on some of my storage account and I was looking for an application that can do it all automatically, and that it did especially well. I found a definitive answer to my needs thanks to this amazing program and that it is constantly improving whith new fantastic features. - Alen Serafino
Gavin Whitham testimonial PicBackMan was really easy to setup and has been running for 3 days now backing up all my locally saved photos to Flickr. My photos are really valuable to me so it's great to be able to have them easily backed up to a secure location. - Gavin Whitham
Dave testimonial PicBackMan was an answer to many a prayer. How can I get this MASSIVE collection of photos onto a service that cripples uploading? PicBackMan. I uploaded approximately 85,000 photos in less than a month. It would have taken me close to a year to get all of those photos where they needed to go. Nothing short of brilliant. - Dave
Julia Alyea Farella testimonial LOVE this program! Works better than ANY other program out there that I have found to upload thousands of pictures WITH SUB-FOLDERS to SmugMug! Thank you so much for what you do! :) #happycustomer - Julia Alyea Farella
Your pictures are scattered. PicBackMan brings order to your digital memories. ...
PicBackMan automates the process of uploading pictures to multiple photo storage sites.
Top rated photo backup application. PicBackMan cnetdownload rating
It's easy, convenient and can handle thousands of pictures at once.