Google Drive API release notes

This page contains release notes for features and updates to the Drive API. We recommend that Drive API developers periodically check this list for any new announcements.

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July 24, 2023

A new content restriction parameter that only the file owner can modify (ownerRestricted) was added.

In addition, three capabilities were added:

  • capabilities.canModifyEditorContentRestriction
  • capabilities.canModifyOwnerContentRestriction
  • capabilities.canRemoveContentRestriction

For details, see Protect file content.

The capabilities.canModifyContentRestriction parameter was deprecated.

March 10, 2013

The Google Drive API is now generally available.