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Upload GIF image into dam programmatically AEM


Level 2


I'm trying to upload external gif image programmatically using api but it is not working as expected. i'm able to upload external jpg and png images.

example : Fat Cat Success GIF - Find & Share on GIPHY

For above gif content type is html not gif  is that is the issue?.

Can anyone help me with this, please?



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Community Advisor


For me below code is working for jpeg and gif.

aem63app-repo/ at master · arunpatidar02/aem63app-repo · GitHub

I am succesfully able to upload gif and used in page as well.

for image you've share is video, not an gif. You can try Busy Chis Sweet Home GIF - Find & Share on GIPHY

Screen Shot 2018-08-07 at 2.52.35 PM.png



Level 10

Uploading Assets typically involve writing a Sling Servlet and use the AEM Asset Manager API. See this article - Adobe Experience Manager Help | Uploading files to Adobe Experience Manager DAM using AssetManager A...


Level 9


Can you tell us what is not working as per your expectation? Does post request not go through? Any error log you see in the response?


Level 1

Hi please try this it worked for me

Map<String, Object> param = new HashMap<>();
param.put(ResourceResolverFactory.SUBSERVICE, "aemuser");
ResourceResolver resolver = resolverFactory.getServiceResourceResolver(param);

String imageUrl = "";
URL url = new URL(imageUrl);
InputStream is = url.openStream();
AssetManager assetMgr = resolver.adaptTo(AssetManager.class);
String newFile = "/content/dam/folderpath/1gi_NJv844BNNRwBXzN5ccgOgnVPHqnh6.jpg";
assetMgr.createAsset(newFile, is, "image/jpeg", true);// mention  meme type for me it is jpeg