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5 stars out of 5
· 11/6/2015
Very Useful

Gives me a way to share important files on my site. Easy to use and pretty reliable.

1 stars out of 5
· 11/23/2015
Good until it lasted

For a week now, the application won't work. Right after opening, the application crashes. However, it stays on the taskbar as an open program. It has been a week since I reported it. I would not recommend this application and neither the competition, Dropbox, because both are useless now--same level.

2 stars out of 5
· 11/15/2015
Really guys...?

App was working great until the last update. Now the app won't even open. Really needing a quick fix! Guess I'll go back to my Android version of Box.

1 stars out of 5
· 11/14/2015
In my top 10 for Windows RT

UPDATE: THEY BROKE IT WITH THE LAST UPDATE WHICH ADDED THE "for Windows 8" at the end of the name. APP WILL NO LONGER OPEN ON Windows RT - it crashes in under 5 seconds after opening. This app has to be one of the best working apps for Windows RT, and I could probably put it in the top 5 if we exclude Microsoft made apps. Only two glitches I have found: 1. File name truncation, as mentioned here by many other people 2. If you put the device to sleep while a file is open, it will not sync back to box, always gives an error. I think this might have something to due with RAM access and the way Windows RT resumes from sleep. Other than that, wonderful app!! And thank you Box for supporting Windows apps!!

5 stars out of 5
· 8/5/2015
Simple & Very Useful!

This app saved my picture collection that I uploaded to it to test. Then my laptop died unexpectedly! I found out how important back up is in real life. (you'd think I knew, I have been computing since the early '90's) 10 GB is a lot for free!

3 stars out of 5
· 4/1/2015
Must have for the Box user, but has limitations

This app smartly displays box files, and even allows regular saving directly to the box cloud drives without any permanent storage to the computer, which can be quite helpful for ARM based Windows devices that cannot install Box Edit. Unfortunately the application does not monitor flawlessly over long sessions and will often provide a message that the transfer failed (May be related to architecture and operating system limitations). This can be easily remedied by manual transfers, which may be somewhat inconvenient. Also contains some of the intrinsic limited understandings Box has of common file types such as *.xlsm files (macro-enabled Excel Workbooks).

2 stars out of 5
· 1/31/2014
Tedious, unhelpful

The app isn't good for much and everything that it does manage to do can be done easier and faster via the website.

3 stars out of 5
· 1/22/2014
No Box Sync for RT?

I thought Box Sync 4 was available on all platforms... evidently RT isn't one of them. This is a beautiful app, and a great service, but without offline support, I am stuck with SkyDrive. Also, what about Office 2013/365 Back Stage (File | Open/Save interface)? ShareFile has this, and you can find scripts to do this with DropBox and G-Drive... Build in this integration and saving to Box becomes automatic, like SkyDrive is trying to do.

4 stars out of 5
· 12/10/2013

Not bad, very clean and very nice. The only problem I have is that I can't save the files for offline access straight from the app, which is really annoying.

2 stars out of 5
· 12/2/2013
clean, but not as good as on other platforms

First experience with windows 8 and box... not good. The file names are all cut super short despite having an otherwise empty screen. no way to view the filename without opening the whole file. Settings available are limited at best. The layout should be adjustable. It's a super clean interface, but functionality is severely limited.

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  • Access, view, edit, share and manage files directly on your Windows PC
  • Upload multiple images, videos and files
  • Easily share files and folders as links with Windows Share
  • Invite colleagues to shared folders and leave comments on files for them
  • Find content fast with Windows Search
  • Pin live tiles to your Start screen to see updates on files by colleagues
  • Navigate large directories with Semantic Zoom (pinch-and-zoom)
  • Manage your files and folders with batch move, copy, and delete operations
  • Save files from other apps to your Box account and access Box files from within other apps using the Windows 8 File Picker

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