Dropshare for macOS is frequently updated with new features and improvements. See the latest changes below.

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New Features
12 Jan 2022

Version 5.19

  • GIF Screen Recording - fixed an issue with GIF conversion and thus making it more robust, especially on M1 Macs
New Features
16 Dec 2021

Version 5.18

  • New Image Storage Providers - supporting Flickr, ImgBB and Imgur for image-only uploads.
  • Updated Notes UI - refreshed UI for note taking and uploading.
  • B2 Credentials - fixed an issue where Backblaze B2 credentials would not be copied cleanly from B2 dashboard.
New Features
6 Dec 2021

Version 5.17

  • Black Menu Bar - as a small gimmick, Dropshare can now turn your menu bar black. Useful for newer MacBook Pro models with notch.
  • Universal Share Extension - due to a mistake, the Share Extension was still an Intel binary, and is now universal as well. Sorry about that.
New Features
1 Nov 2021

Version 5.16

  • Universal App - native build for Intel and Apple Silicon Macs now available
  • Object Storage Providers - adding support for Minio, Scaleway Object Storage, Alibaba Object Storage, Google Cloud Storage, Linode Object Storage
  • WebDAV Connections - adding support for WebDAV protocol servers
  • Access Permissions for Google Drive - default access permissions for Google Drive connections can now be configured
New Features
11 Oct 2021

Version 5.15

  • SCP (over SSH) and SFTP - Previous SCP (over SSH) connections have been deprecated and replaced by a modern implementation

    Starting with this release of Dropshare, you have the choice between SCP (purely SSH) and SFTP connections. Previously created SCP (over SSH) connections are deprecated but will continue to work. We recommend to use the new implementation since it also supports more SSH ciphers.

New Features
29 Sep 2021

Version 5.14

  • Dropshare Zone - Added new "center" upload drop zone for large screens
  • Large-Type Shortened URLs - Added option to large-type shortened URLs on screen
20 Sep 2021

Version 5.13

  • URL Shortener - Added support for
  • GIF Screen Recordings - Fixed an issue with ffmpeg on M1 Macs
6 Sep 2021

Version 5.12

  • Amazon S3 - Added Regions EU Milan and EU Stockholm
26 Apr 2021

Version 5.11

  • URL Shortener Cache - Dropshare now remembers URLs it already shortened and re-uses the shortened URL
  • Annotation Improvements - Annotated screenshots can now be saved with CMD+S and copied to clipboard with CMD+C
New Features
6 March 2021

Version 5.10

  • Introducing support for - URL shortener service is now natively supported.
  • Introducing floating screenshots on desktop - new preference allows to keep screenshots taken with Dropshare floating on Desktop for quick access, annotation and sharing
New Features
29 December 2020

Version 5.9

  • Introducing Filebase - starting with this update, Filebase is a supported cloud storage provider.
  • Save Screen Recodings locally - "Copy Screenshots to folder" option now also works for screen recordings.
28 November 2020

Version 5.8.4

  • Introducing optional Dock icon for Dropshare. Enable it in the preferences and drag & drop files and folders onto the Dock icon to upload them.
  • Fixed UI issues in the History window in macOS 11.
18 November 2020

Version 5.8.3

  • Fixed an issue with Google Drive connections. In case you are experiencing issues with uploading to Google Drive, please log in again.
16 November 2020

Version 5.8.2

  • Reworked menu bar item for better compatability with dynamic backgrounds in macOS Big Sur.
  • Updated app icon to comply with Big Sur human interface guidelines.
13 November 2020

Version 5.8.1

Hotfix for previous release

  • Introducing new modern landing page design
  • Fixing menu bar icon color in public release of Big Sur
  • Fixing an issue with exporting custom S3-API compatible connections
  • Fixing an issue with upload progress when using Box
New Features
7 November 2020

Version 5.8

  • Re-introducing Google Drive - starting with this update, Google Drive is a supported cloud storage provider again. Existing Google Drive connections might need to be set up again.
  • Introducing FTP/FTPS - since it has been asked for frequently, Dropshare now supports FTP/FTPS connections.
  • Big Sur Ready - this release is the first official release compatible with macOS Big Sur.
26 September 2020

Version 5.7

  • This update includes stability improvements and bugfixes and most importantly prepares for Big Sur
  • Please note: In rare cases, it is required to re-enter the license code after upgrading to version 5.7. Lost license codes can be retrieved from our website. I am sorry for any inconvenience!
22 June 2020

Version 5.6.3

  • Custom S3-API compliant connections can now be configured with a custom Region field (required e.g. for Scaleway Object Storage)
22 May 2020

Version 5.6.2

  • Adding support for CleanShot X for annotated screenshots
30 April 2020

Version 5.6.1

  • Google Drive: Due to an issue that prevents new Google Drive connections from beeing added, we unfortunately had to disable support for new Google Drive connections for the moment
13 October 2019

Version 5.6

  • URL Shorteners: is now a native integration (you can now also select your custom domain with
  • Dropbox: Copying the embeddable (raw) URL of a file is now possibile by using "Copy Direct URL" from the upload context menu
09 October 2019

Version 5.5

  • Catalina Ready: Auto Appearance (Dark / Light mode) is now supported
26 August 2019

Version 5.4.4

  • Catalina Ready: Improving the reliability of detecting the Screen Recording Permission's state
24 August 2019

Version 5.4.3

  • Catalina Ready: Dropshare is now ready for Catalina (macOS 10.15). Once you upgraded, you might get asked for screen recording permissions in order to capture screen shots with Dropshare (Learn more)
  • Screen recordings can now get stopped and uploaded by pressing the selected keyboard shortcut again
  • Fixed a crash when clicking the screen capture button in the popup menu
17 August 2019

Version 5.4.2

  • Fixed an issue with large-file uploads and app crashes: Dropshare is now way more stable and uses less memory when uploading large files (2GB+)
11 August 2019

Version 5.4.1

  • Fixing an issue with custom URL shorteners (application/x-www-form-urlencoded)
21 July 2019

Version 5.4

  • Introducing Box 🎁 - Upload and share files with Box and Dropshare for macOS now
26 July 2019

Version 5.3.1

  • We've fixed and issue with and improved custom URL shorteners; Dropshare now correctly escapes URL parameters as well as offers to choose between application/x-www-form-urlencoded or application/json for POST requests
21 July 2019

Version 5.3

  • Introducing Microsoft OneDrive 🎁 - Upload and share files with OneDrive and Dropshare for macOS now
  • Improving Dropshare Annotation Tool 🖼 - Besides a cleaner UI, you can now drag & drop the annotated image to other apps
  • Introducing support for 📸 - Annotate screenshots with CleanShot and upload them with Dropshare, now available
30 June 2019

Version 5.2

  • Introducing Custom Domain support for Azure Blob Storage
  • Drag & Drop from the Annotation Editor is now possible
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements
Bug Fixes
22 May 2019

Version 5.1.8

  • Fixing a timezone-related issue with Amazon S3 connections
Bug Fixes
23 Mar 2019

Version 5.1.6

  • We've fixed an issue with Microphone Audio in Screen Recordings
Bug Fixes
16 Mar 2019

Version 5.1.5

  • We've fixed an issue with signing up for Dropshare Cloud within the Mac app
23 Feb 2019

Version 5.1.3

  • Fixing an issue when creating Google Drive connections
  • Improving ffmpeg usage with homebrew for GIF screen recordings
12 Feb 2019

Version 5.1.2

  • Introducing drag & drop for the recent upload list and upload history. You can now drag & drop uploads to other applications to either share a link to the uploaded file or the original file on your disk.
  • Import from Device now allows the image or document to be saved locally instead of uploaded.
  • Dropshare for macOS is now notarized. Learn more about Notarization by Apple.
02 Feb 2019

Version 5.1.1

  • Improved handling of deleting synchronized history items
  • Several smaller improvements and bug fixes
New Features
01 Dec 2018

Version 5.1

  • Introducing WeTransfer - upload files up to 2GB for free with WeTransfer and Dropshare
  • Introducing Handoff - easily capture and upload photos and multi-page documents with your iOS device
  • Introducing options for automated deployment - installing Dropshare on multiple Macs automatically is now easier
  • Introducing support for promised files - Dropshare can now deal with file promises, e.g. with screenshots taken with the new macOS screenshot utility
  • Fixing a crash with voice recording for screen recordings
  • Fixing a crash when trying to annotate screenshots with an app not installed
  • When uploading folders as archives, Dropshare is now responsive during the archive creation
Bug Fixes
07 Oct 2018

Version 5.0.3

  • Fixing an issue where always the default landing page would be used instead of the selected one
  • Improving history synchronization timing
Bug Fixes
03 Oct 2018

Version 5.0.2

  • Fixing an issue where in the connection preferences, the menu would not open if the connection name was too long.
  • Fixing a crash with the Share Menu in the upload history.
Bug Fixes
30 Sep 2018

Version 5.0.1

  • Under some circumstances, URl shortenes would not work as expected. This has now been resolved.
  • Several crashes which we have seen since the release of Dropshare 5 have been fixed. Sorry about that.
New Features
24 Sep 2018

Version 5.0

Dropshare 5 is our brand new release with many new features, made for the new macOS Mojave.

  • Brand new User Interface with support for macOS Light and Dark Mode
  • Support for Dropbox uploads
  • Multipart uploads to Dropbox, S3 and Dropshare Cloud support now files of virtually any size
  • New Upload History with filters, search and export functionality
  • Dropshare Sync has been retired and replaced by seamless iCloud synchronization
  • Completely reworked Settings with many new options to choose from, e.g. taking Screenshots without shadow or saving them on your Mac additional to uploading
  • Brand new Landing Page Designs to choose from
  • Native URL Shortener integration
  • Improved Keyboard Shortcut for Clipboard Uploads. URLs in your Clipboard will now be shortened for your convenience
  • Improved Share Extension to be more seamless than ever
  • Uploading to sub-folders is now supported on Backblaze B2
  • Google Drive uploads are now by default set to "anyone with link" instead of "anyone on the web"
  • Added new region Paris to Amazon S3
  • Hundreds of bugfixes and improvements
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