Drive API Client Library for Java

Drive API: Manages files in Drive including uploading, downloading, searching, detecting changes, and updating sharing permissions.

This page contains information about getting started with the Drive API using the Google API Client Library for Java. In addition, you may be interested in the following documentation:

Sample

The drive-cmdline-sample may help you get started using the client library.

Add Library to Your Project

Select your build environment (Maven or Gradle) from the following tabs, or download a zip file containing all of the jars you need:

Download

Download the Drive API v2 Client Library for Java.

See the drive/readme.html file for details on:

  • What the zip file contains.
  • Which dependent jars are needed for each application type (web, installed, or Android application).

The libs folder contains all the of the globally applicable dependencies you might need across all application types.