What is Box Drive?

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Box Drive is a desktop app from Box that allows you to access all your files in Box from your computer without needing to download or sync those files first.

This gives you the ability to work with these files that are saved in the cloud just as if they were on your desktop through Finder on your Mac or File Explorer on Windows.

You can also right-click any file or folder to take advantage of collaborative Box features such as sharing and locking, and in addition, you can mark content for offline use if desired.


To download and install Box Drive for Windows or Mac, visit https://www.box.com/resources/downloads/drive

University owned Mac: you can visit the Self Service Application on your Mac to install Box Drive. Please note that if Box Sync is already installed on your computer, Box sync will be removed before Box Drive can be installed.   

If you have previously been using Box Sync to access your content in Box, Box Sync will need to be uninstalled before you can fully use Box Drive. When you install Box Drive, you will be prompted to uninstall Box Sync. 

See Also

Box.com Official Box Apps

Using Box Drive Basics

General Limitations When Using Box Drive


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