Android Application Development

ownCloud provides an official ownCloud Android client, which gives its users access to their files on their ownCloud. It also includes functionality like automatically uploading pictures and videos to ownCloud. For third party application developers, ownCloud offers the ownCloud Android library under the MIT license.

Android ownCloud Client development

If you are interested in working on the ownCloud android client, you can find the source code in github. The setup and process of contribution is documented here. You might want to start with doing one or two junior jobs to get into the code and note our General Contributor Guidelines. Note that contribution to the Android client require signing the ownCloud Contributor Agreement.

ownCloud Android Library

This document will describe how to the use ownCloud Android Library. The ownCloud Android Library allows a developer to communicate with any ownCloud server; among the features included are file synchronization, upload and download of files, delete rename files and folders, etc.

This library may be added to a project and seamlessly integrates any application with ownCloud. The tool needed is any IDE for Android. This guide includes some screenshots showing examples in Eclipse.