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Version 5.32.1

  • Fixing an issue with FTP chunked uploads and landing pages
  • Fixing an issue with S3 connection exports & imports (macOS & iOS)


Version 5.32

  • Advanced Custom URL shortener: Custom URL shorteners can now be configured with more parameters to support more services
  • Fixing an issue with upload setting overrides (randomize filenames preferences was ignored)
  • Fixing an issue with pretty screenshots and some wallpaper dimensions
  • Fixing an issue with PDF preview images being too large
  • Fixing an issue where the landing page URL was not copied to clipboard from upload history


Version 5.31

  • Pre-Signed Download URLs for S3: Adding support for pre-signed URLs with Amazon S3 and custom S3-compatible connections
  • FTP Upload w/o Chunks: Adding option to disable upload in chunks for FTP connections
  • Fixing bug that prevented .gif from being uploaded with floating screenshots


Version 5.30

  • Upload Path Placeholders: Adding support for placeholders in upload & bucket paths for several storage providers (learn more)
  • Upload Preferences per Connection: Adding support for overriding upload preferences per connection (learn more)
  • Allowing SSL for custom Azure domains


Version 5.29

  • Configure Pretty Screenshots: Added configuration options for shadow, padding and rounded corners in the screen capture preferences
  • Rename Screen Shots: Captured screen shots can now be renamed prior uploading when floating screen captures are enabled in the preferences


Version 5.28

  • Introducing Pretty Screenshots: Capture parts of your screen and embed the shots on a canvas with built-in backgrounds or your custom image
  • Introducing Video Editor: Captured screen recordings can now be trimmed before uploading or saving them
  • Introducing support for iCloud Drive: You can now select to upload files to iCloud Drive in the connection preferences
  • Adding support for Intelligent Tiering storage class for Amazon S3 connections
  • Adding option to omit ACL header for Amazon S3 connections
  • Fixing an issue where dragging & dropping a floating screen capture would not always work
  • Fixing an issue that would cause an invalid state when trying to capture screen recordings shorter than 1.5s
  • Fixing an issue that would cause frame drops when recording 60fps screen recordings with audio
  • Fixing an issue that would prevent CMD+S from working in the screenshot annotation editor
  • Fixing an issue that would prevent images from being saved as JPG in the screenshot annotation editor


Version 5.27

🎥 This release is all about screen recordings. You can now add your webcam video to screen recordings, and create (together with your microphone audio) beautiful screencasts or tutorial videos. Additionally, granting Dropshare the required system permissions is now more comfortable than before. The developer of Dropshare for macOS has recorded a quick video to guide you through the update:

  • Introducing optional webcam recording
  • Introducing optional display of pressed keyboard shortcuts
  • Introducing floating screen recordings (analogue to floating screenshots)


  • Adding new Amazon S3 regions
    • af-south-1, ap-east-1, ap-south-2, ap-southeast-3, ap-southeast-4, ap-northeast-2, ap-northeast-3, cn-northwest-1, eu-south-2, eu-central-2, us-east-1
  • Introducing Permissions section in app preferences
  • Bug fixes and performance improvements


Version 5.26.2

  • Fixing a crash on macOS 10.14 or earlier
  • Fixing UI glitches on macOS 10.14 or earlier
New Features

Version 5.26.1

  • Adding option to use FFmpeg for screen recording conversion (.mov to .mp4)
  • Adding option to automatically install FFmpeg
  • Possibly fixing an issue with .mov conversion on Intel Macs
  • Improving general error handling with Screen Recordings
New Features

Version 5.26 (Spring 2023 Update)

Hello! I've been working on several improvements to existing features and added new functionality with this update. Hope you enjoy the changes.

  • Reworking Screen Recordings with updated UI and 60 FPS video option
  • Adding an option to place Zone above the menu bar (and thus behind the notch)
  • Reworking Screenshot Annotation & Preferences UI
  • Reworking Preferences UI
  • Adding support for TinyURL as URL Shortener
  • Adding an option to recover original files of failed uploads
  • Adding UUID as filename randomization option
  • Fixing landing page previews for .jpeg file endings
  • Fixing landing page previews for .mov file endings
  • Fixing RTF sharing with the Share Extension
  • Fixing an issue that prevented landing page folders from being deleted when using FTP
  • Fixing an issue with screen recordings an a fatal error that might have occurred while recordings still uploaded fine
New Features

Version 5.24

  • Support for pCloud - pCloud is now a supported cloud storage provider
  • SFTP with Password - an issue that prohibited SFTP with password from working correctly has been fixed
  • Multipart & Cloudflare R2 - due to an issue with multipart uploads & Cloudflare R2, there now is an option to disable those for custom S3 connections
  • S3 Bucket Folders - an issue that prohibited file deletion for S3 connections with a sub-folder in the bucket name from working has been fixed
New Features

Version 5.23

  • Copy Markdown - for images uploaded, a Markdown code for embedding can be copied to clipboard now from the upload history
New Features

Version 5.22

  • Annotate Existing Screenshots - when screenshots are saved locally (see Screenshot preferences), existing uploads can be annotated and re-uploaded
  • Copy Existing Screenshots to Clipboard - when screenshots are saved locally (see Screenshot preferences), existing screenshots can be copied to clipboard as image
New Features

Version 5.21

  • Screenshot Annotation Tool Shottr - Shottr can now be used as screenshot annotation tool for Dropshare
New Features

Version 5.20

  • Cloudflare R2 - by adding a new option for Custom S3 connections (Omit ACL Header), Cloudflare R2 is now a supported storage provider (read more)
New Features

Version 5.19

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

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

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

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

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

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

Version 5.13

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

Version 5.12

  • Amazon S3 - Added Regions EU Milan and EU Stockholm

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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!

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)

Version 5.6.2

  • Adding support for CleanShot X for annotated screenshots

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

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

Version 5.5

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

Version 5.4.4

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

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

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+)

Version 5.4.1

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

Version 5.4

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

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

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

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

Version 5.1.8

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

Version 5.1.6

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

Version 5.1.5

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

Version 5.1.3

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

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.

Version 5.1.1

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

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

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

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

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

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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