Cloud Storage JSON API Client Library for Java

While this library is still supported, we suggest trying the newer Cloud Client Library for Cloud Storage JSON, especially for new projects. See Cloud Storage JSON Libraries for installation and usage details.

Cloud Storage JSON API: Stores and retrieves potentially large, immutable data objects.

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


The storage-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 the Cloud Storage JSON API v1 Client Library for Java.

See the storage/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.