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Your Life, Simplified

Your Life, Simplified

With over a hundred apps to choose from, DroboApps are a set of applications that extend the capabilities of Drobo NAS devices. When installed, DroboApps provide even more features for your Drobo. By partnering with strategic application vendors and solution providers we are able to offer functionality that greatly enhances your experience and what you can do with your Drobo.

DroboApps are simple to configure and manage, and can be installed within Drobo Dashboard. Applications like Plex, Barracuda Copy, and Elephant Drive provide the ability to remotely access files, back up to the cloud, and serve media from anywhere on any device.

Drobo Apps

  • Apache
    Apache
    Public-domain open source Web server developed by a loosely-knit group of programmers developed in 1995.

    Apache
    Apache
    Apache: The most popular web server on the Internet since April 1996.

    App available through Drobo Dashboard.
    Note: When Copy or ElephantDrive is installed, Apache will be automatically installed as well.

  • copy
    Copy
    Provides online backup, replication services and remote file sharing with comprehensive client support.

    copy
    Copy
    Copy: Sync, share and collaborate through the cloud with family and friends using your computer, or a supported mobile device.

    App available through Drobo Dashboard.

  • Couch Potato
    Couch Potato
    Automatic Movie Downloading and PVR application for usenets & torrents.

    Couch Potato
    Couch Potato
    Couch Potato: CouchPotato: Automatic Movie Downloading via NZBs & Torrents.

    App available through Drobo Dashboard.

  • CrashPlan
    CrashPlan
    Service to backup data, locally, offsite and to the cloud.

    CrashPlan
    CrashPlan
    CrashPlan: Local, remote, cloud based replication and backup. This is a port of the Linux CrashPlan agent designed to be used along a computer where the CrashPlan Client Application is installed.

    App available through Drobo Dashboard.

  • Dropbear
    Dropbear
    SSH Server for secure command line access to a Drobo.

    Dropbear
    Dropbear
    Dropbear: A relatively small SSH server.

    App available through Drobo Dashboard.

  • Elephantdrive
    ElephantDrive
    Secure and automated cloud backup, optimized for Drobo.

    Elephantdrive
    ElephantDrive
    ElephantDrive: A cloud service that allows users to backup, archive and keep versions of their work. Easily manage and share files using the ElephantDrive web portal.

    App available through Drobo Dashboard.

  • FireFly
    FireFly
    Open-source media server for the Roku SoundBridge and iTunes.

    FireFly
    FireFly
    FireFly: Is a Drobo App based on the mt-daapd project, which allows users to stream their music library to iTunes, or any other client that is DAAP capable.

    App available through Drobo Dashboard.

  • Headphones
    Headphones
    Automatic music downloader for SABnzbd.

    Headphones
    Headphones
    Headphones: Automatic music downloader for SABnzbd.

    App available through Drobo Dashboard.

  • Java
    Java
    A computer programming language that is concurrent, class-based and object-oriented.

    Java
    Java
    Java: A computer programming language that is concurrent, class-based and object-oriented.

  • Mediatomb
    Mediatomb
    Open source Media Server for streaming digital media over a network to listen/watch on UPnP compatible devices.

    Mediatomb
    Mediatomb
    Mediatomb: A multimedia server that allows users the ability to stream their digital media using the popular UPnP protocol.

    App available through Drobo Dashboard.

  • Modoboa Mailserver
    Modoboa Mailserver
    Mail hosting and management platform with a modern and simplified Web User Interface for webmail services.

    Modoboa Mailserver
    Modoboa Mailserver
    Modoboa Mailserver: Is a full featured email server package. It uses Postfix for SMTP and Dovecot for IMAP. The backend database is SQLite and the front-end is served by Modoboa’s elegant user interface.

    App available through Drobo Dashboard.

  • MySQL
    MySQL
    The world’s most popular open source database.

    MySQL
    MySQL
    MySQL: A full iplementation of the popular open-source RDBMS.

    App available through Drobo Dashboard.

  • Perl
    Perl
    A highly capable, feature-rich programming language used primarily for developing Web applications.

    Perl
    Perl
    Perl: A highly capable, feature-rich programming language with over 25 years of development.

  • PHP
    PHP
    Server-side scripting language designed for web development as well as a general-purpose programming language.

    PHP
    PHP
    PHP: Fast, flexible and pragmatic, PHP powers everything from your blog to the most popular websites in the world.

  • Plex
    Plex
    Home Media playback system with a central Server which can stream its media to many Plex player applications.

    Plex
    Plex
    Plex: The Plex media server streams your media to network capable connected devices. Watch movies, listen to your favorite music, and display your photos on connected TVs and devices via the Plex App.

    App available through Drobo Dashboard.

  • Python
    Python
    A programming language for working more quickly and integrating systems more effectively.

    Python
    Python
    Python: A programming language that lets you work more quickly and integrate your systems more effectively.

  • SABnzbd
    SABnzbd
    Open source multi-platform binary newsgroup downloader written in Python.

    SABnzbd
    SABnzbd
    SABnzbd: Open Source Binary Newsreader written in Python.

    App available through Drobo Dashboard.

  • Sick Beard
    Sick Beard
    PVR application that downloads and manages TV shows optimized for use with SABnzbd.

    Sick Beard
    Sick Beard
    Sick Beard: PVR application that downloads and manages your TV shows.

    App available through Drobo Dashboard.

  • Transmission
    Transmission
    Transmission is a free BitTorrent client which features a simple user interface.

    Transmission
    Transmission
    Transmission: A lightweight BitTorrent client, which can be used to download and/or upload files.

    App available through Drobo Dashboard.

Developers Welcome!

Developers Welcome!

DroboApps are created using the official Drobo Software Development Kit (SDK), which is available for download exclusively from Drobo Forums. It provides the tools and documentation necessary to create your own DroboApp. If you would like to develop a new DroboApp, update or improve an existing one, or find out how you can get involved, start by visiting the Forums where you can register to find out more about using the SDK.

Registering for Drobo Forums is free and anyone who owns a Drobo can join. Drobo Forums also provides message boards where you can interact with other developers, as well as Drobo engineers. It’s a place to upload and download the latest DroboApp builds and experience other community features.

Note that the selection of DroboApps on drobo.com is at the sole discretion of Drobo and Drobo retains editorial rights over content posted. Usage of this site, Drobo, Drobo Dashboard, DroboApps, Drobo Forum, and the SDK are subject to their respective terms of service and applicable End User License Agreements.

We’re always looking for great applications to expand our DroboApp portfolio. If you have an application you would like us to consider, please contact us at droboappsinfo@drobo.com

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