A damn useful cross-platform file syncing service that works the way iDisk was supposed to, and which I’ve replaced with SyncThing (and OneDrive) because of their desktop application bloat.
- git-remote-dropbox - a transparent
- Maestral, an Open Source client
- Dropbox Recovery Tools
- dbxfs - a FUSE file system
Obscure Bits of Lore
If you are still on pre-Monterey macOS and lose Finder icon overlays and context menus, quit Dropbox and do this:
sudo rm -rf /Library/DropboxHelperTools killall Finder
…and restart Dropbox. It should ask for an administrator password to reinstall the Finder plugin, and all should be well.