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Score 6 out of 100

Dropbox Paper

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Score 8 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

    Project Management

    7.8

    Abstract

    78%

    Dropbox Paper

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    Abstract ranks higher in 3/3 features

    Workflow Automation

    7.6
    76%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Mobile Access

    7.0
    70%
    3 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Search

    8.9
    89%
    3 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Communication

    8.7

    Abstract

    87%

    Dropbox Paper

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    Abstract ranks higher in 4/4 features

    Chat

    10.0
    100%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Notifications

    9.1
    91%
    4 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Discussions

    8.0
    80%
    4 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Internal knowledgebase

    7.6
    76%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    File Sharing & Management

    8.1

    Abstract

    81%

    Dropbox Paper

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    Abstract ranks higher in 5/5 features

    Versioning

    10.0
    100%
    4 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Document collaboration

    8.5
    85%
    3 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Access control

    6.2
    62%
    4 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Advanced security features

    6.8
    68%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Device sync

    9.1
    91%
    3 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

    • Dropbox Paper is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

    Likelihood to Recommend

    2.2

    Abstract

    22%
    4 Ratings
    7.8

    Dropbox Paper

    78%
    10 Ratings

    Usability

    7.0

    Abstract

    70%
    1 Rating

    Dropbox Paper

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Support Rating

    8.7

    Abstract

    87%
    7 Ratings

    Dropbox Paper

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Likelihood to Recommend

    Abstract

    • Large teams with dedicated design operations support
    • UX managers that want a facilitated workflow for their teams
    • Disciplined teams of individual contributors that want to adopt a process in their UI workflow
    • Cross-discipline teams that want a central collaboration space for reviewing and critiquing UI artifacts
    • If your files are named "FOR-REALS_FINAL_FINAL_FINAL_Super-Important-Project (copy).sketch"
    • If you're managing multiple pattern libraries
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    Dropbox

    When collaborating with a team on content creation with the purpose of bringing multiple inputs in a nonstructured or nonfixed media type, this is a great choice because of its diversity of content and collaboration tools, however, if you are looking to have high flexibility in a particular content creation stream, for example, sophisticated text editing or presentation, there are a lot of strong competitors out there.
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    Pros

    Abstract

    • Versioning for desginers
    • Collaboration between team members
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    Dropbox

    • With Dropbox Paper, I can insert images and videos into your document, to make the document more visual, which is helpful for creating newsletters and simple flyers.
    • Once you create a document, you can save it as a template to be reused as a starting point for creating new documents.
    • Dropbox Paper has some basic formatting features like bolding text, adding links, and creating H1 and H2 headings.
    • You can insert tables into your Dropbox Paper document
    • Dropbox Paper also has an unusual but helpful feature, and that is the time line feature.
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    Cons

    Abstract

    • Asset exports are not as great as Zeplin and others.
    • Filtering within files.
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    Dropbox

    • No spell check feature.
    • No going back to "old versions" once changes are made they are permanent, with no restriction setting or ability to see previous versions.
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    Pricing Details

    Abstract

    Starting Price

    Editions & Modules

    Abstract editions and modules pricing
    EditionModules

    Footnotes

      Offerings

      Free Trial
      Free/Freemium Version
      Premium Consulting/Integration Services

      Entry-level set up fee?

      No setup fee

      Additional Details

      Dropbox Paper

      Starting Price

      Editions & Modules

      Dropbox Paper editions and modules pricing
      EditionModules

      Footnotes

        Offerings

        Free Trial
        Free/Freemium Version
        Premium Consulting/Integration Services

        Entry-level set up fee?

        No setup fee

        Additional Details

        Usability

        Abstract

        Abstract has a difficult learning curve. If a feature-branch workflow is new to you, then it will take some getting used to. They make a lot of updates to the interface and these feature releases get ahead of their documentation. They rely heavily on an excellent customer support team and are present on various Slack channels to help design professionals with issues.
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        Dropbox

        No answers on this topic

        Support Rating

        Abstract

        Abstract by nature is complex and has to respond to whatever changes in Sketch. So there are frequent issues. Support can be slow to respond and are not always helpful, but they are quick to find and patch the bugs. Overall, it's not the best support, but it hasn't been detrimental.
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        Dropbox

        No answers on this topic

        Alternatives Considered

        Abstract

        I purchased and administer Abstract. It was requested by our design department who evaluated it.
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        Dropbox

        I was not part of the decision making to acquire the Dropbox tool against any of the other options and competitors. However, I can assume that the fact that we have been using Dropbox File Management for many years and many important files are stored and shared in the tool everyday, the adding of Dropbox Paper should have been felt very natural.
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        Return on Investment

        Abstract

        • Single source of truth for the team.
        • Could quickly get expensive with corporate accounts.
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        Dropbox

        • Dropbox Paper has allowed all of our employees to be much more productive and on track even when we can't be in the office, which from a management standpoint is a huge positive impact. They know that productivity isn't slowing or lacking when everyone isn't actually sitting in the office under their watchful eye.
        • It has had a huge impact on our turn around time and speed of getting more work and projects completed. The more work you can effectively get done in a time period means more money for the bottom line.
        • It has made the majority of our team members more accountable and reliable when they know everyone is working together on something and each person has their own checklist of items to complete. It is especially helpful that everyone can see the same checklist, so everyone knows what each other is accomplishing.
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