Edit Content Directly on Box Using Native Applications

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Box Edit is a free download that lets Windows and Mac users edit content directly on Box using the native applications installed on their computer. If you can edit it on your desktop – Excel, PowerPoint, Photoshop, iMovie, you name it – you can edit it on Box.

With Box Edit, you can:

  • Edit files quickly: Open a file directly from the preview page on Box, make edits instantly and save the new version back to Box automatically.
  • Forget about file types: PSD files, presentations, images, CAD drawings, Illustrator files – any file you can edit on your computer's desktop you can now edit without leaving Box.
  • Install once: Download and install Box Edit once and it'll work on all your browsers, including Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer (Windows) and Safari (Mac).
  • Edit and access information without having to keep a local copy on your device.

How to Install Box Edit:


Figure 1: Box Edit uses the default application associated with the file type on your operating system.


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