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Dropbox makes switching between business and personal accounts easier

Dropbox has rolled out an update that will let users access their personal and business files without having to switch between two accounts.

"This'll give you a personal Dropbox and a work Dropbox on all of your devices so you'll never have to choose between them," Dropbox said in a blog post . "It'll be like having your house keys and your work keycard on the same keychain."

Dropbox has been available to businesses since 2011 via Dropbox for Teams, but the company rolled out the re-branded Dropbox for Business in April. In the past year, 4 million businesses have used Dropbox for collaboration - from media conglomerates to household names like National Geographic and BCBG, Dropbox said.

However, "with only one Dropbox, users wound up putting their personal files in their Dropbox for Business," Dropbox said. "We needed to build a way to help people keep their stuff separate, but still make both sets available from everywhere."

Though personal and business accounts will be easily accessible, each one will have its own password, contacts, settings, and files.

The update also adds new features to Dropbox for Business: the ability to share audit logs and let admins audit the data flow itself; remote wipe for PCs and mobile devices; and account transfers.

"With your new Dropbox for Business account, you can know exactly what's happening to corporate data, take action if something goes wrong, and easily continue your business when employees move on," Dropbox said. "Most importantly, you can do all of this without putting your corporate data at risk."

In October Dropbox released another update that meant the software now supports automatic-screenshot saving.