The photos space will sunset in early January 2018. Your users can continue to access Google Photos via the drive space by enabling the Google Photos folder in My Drive in the Drive client settings

Files: export

Exports a Google Doc to the requested MIME type and returns the exported content. Please note that the exported content is limited to 10MB. Try it now.

Request

HTTP request

GET https://www.googleapis.com/drive/v2/files/fileId/export

Parameters

Parameter name Value Description
Path parameters
fileId string The ID of the file.
Required query parameters
mimeType string The MIME type of the format requested for this export.

Request body

Do not supply a request body with this method.

Response

If successful, this method returns a Files resource in the response body.

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Drive REST API v2
Drive REST API v2