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Dropbox has a visual style all its own, but it works. This file and folder listing is the opposite of cluttered, and once you learn what the icons along the top do, you're pretty much home free.
See that Get free space! link at the top of the page? Dropbox does a lot of upselling, and they're sometimes a little pushy about encouraging you to invite your friends in exchange for extra gigabytes.
As part of its installation, the Dropbox Windows utility adds a shortcut in the Favorites pane that points to your local Dropbox folder. Green checkmarks on each file and folder mean that they're in sync with the files in the matching Dropbox web folders.
Pop-up alerts appear in the taskbar when files are added, deleted or changed. You can also get notifications via an RSS feed.
This log file lists every addition, deletion, and change to your Dropbox storage since the opening of the account.
Clicking on the link for a deleted file or folder lets you recover it from the trash. You can also view a file's Previous Versions and undo changes that were made in a recent edit and save.
Deleted files and past revisions are saved for 30 days. You can extend this backup by upgrading to a Dropbox Pro account and purchasing the Pack-Rat add-on.