Box Platform Developers

Build with the World's Best Files API

Enable secure file upload, commenting, viewing, metadata, and more. Designed for the enterprise.

  • Box Java SDK
  • iOS SDK
  • Box Python SDK
  • Box Android SDKs
  • Box .NET SDK
  • Box Ruby SDKs
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What is Box?

Box helps millions of users and thousands of businesses around the world secure, share, and edit their files from anywhere.


Developers use our APIs to build Box functionality into their software products and to build integrations with Box.

A Suite of APIs for Files


Secure files in the cloud, add file and folder metadata, maintain version history, index for search, and meet compliance requirements like ISO 27001, ISO 27018, PCI DSS, FedRAMP, HIPAA/HITECH and more.


Enable easy file access and uploading, file and folder browsing, file sharing, and keyword and filtered search.


Display interactive file viewers for documents, images, videos, 360-degree images and videos, 3D models, DICOM, and more.


Allow users to interact with files by adding comments, annotating file previews, and assigning tasks to each other.


Granularly control access permissions, encryption in-transit and at-rest, create file policies, and trigger automation based on user activity.


Monitor user, file, and admin activity with in-depth event reporting for more than 70 types of activity.

What Can You Build with Box?

Custom Applications with Box Platform
Custom Apps

Use our APIs to white-label Box functionality into your web and mobile apps

Build a Custom App

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