Could use some help with Dropbox

I have one excel sheet that I would like to have 3 other people edit and 5 people just be able to view.  The 8 users are with different companies.

Can this be done without the users having to install dropbox or even have a dropbox account?

I am trying to make this as simple as possible for those 8 users.

I have created a dropbox account of my own, and shared out the folder...but I don't understand how the three users that need to be able to edit it actually do the editing.   Can someone guide me through this process?

Is there a better way to do this in the cloud then with dropbox?

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btanExec ConsultantCommented:
using dropbox needs installation unless it is shared as link for public access and download only...

You can invite as many people as you wish to share a Dropbox folder, and – until you uninvite them – everything within the shared folder will be available to everyone. Making a folder available to selected others is as simple as entering multiple email addresses when prompted.

For one-off sharing of large files, however, there’s a simpler approach. Simply right-click on the file you want to share and select “Dropbox | Get link”. A web page will open in your browser showing a link to the file, and you can share the URL with anyone to enable them to download it.

 If you want to revoke the link so the file is no longer available for download, click on the cogwheel at the top-right of the screen and select “Remove link” from the dropdown menu that appears. It’s worth noting that this behaviour used to work only for files inside the “Public” folder that’s automatically created when you install the software; in the latest version, however, you can use it to share anything, anywhere in your Dropbox folder.

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