Box Drive Updated With macOS Monterey Support, Improved Security, and Finder Integration

The Box desktop experience for Mac users has been improved with the adoption of Apple's File Provider Extension APIs, which will offer a more secure and simple setup system for Mac users.

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Box Drive users who have Macs can expect full support for Apple silicon, a more seamless experience thanks to Finder integration, and compatibility with the upcoming macOS Monterey release.

The update also brings a streamlined install experience for Box Drive on Macs, and broader application compatibility.

Box says that the updated architecture will allow it to build new Box Drive capabilities on macOS more quickly going forward. The updated Box Drive experience for Macs is available today for all users on macOS Big Sur 11.5 and later and ‌macOS Monterey‌.

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Top Rated Comments

acader Avatar
15 months ago

iCloud Drive does it all, and better.
Personal yes. For businesses, iCloud is not the solution.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
kalafalas Avatar
15 months ago

iCloud Drive does it all, and better.
iCloud Drive is nearly perfect, but why can’t I manually purge downloads on iOS? I already listened to that file, I don’t want it sitting around taking storage, and I also don’t want files randomly disappearing off to the cloud. I wish they gave just a bit more control like on macOS. And allow the cache location be stored externally on macOS too.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
fbr$ Avatar
15 months ago

iCloud Drive does it all, and better.
You're lucky. Sometimes my iCloud Drive takes 10 minutes to upload a small 10 MB file.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
dbernie41 Avatar
15 months ago
Hopefully this works better than previous versions of Box Drive which have been TRASH.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
dumastudetto Avatar
15 months ago

Ironically, Apple uses Box internally and for ACNs. Mostly because iCloud can't be deployed in business and multi-user environments.
I can confirm you are talking total nonsense.
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)
FishyFish Avatar
15 months ago
Meanwhile, not a peep from Dropbox, one of the worst Intel-only apps. Their web site is inundated with hundreds of requests for even just an Apple Silicon beta and it appears they are not working on it.

I hope Apple kills Rosetta 2 next year and that is the end of Dropbox.
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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