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Upload Asset

Uploads an asset to storage and returns asset metadata. Supports uploads of files up to 20MB in size. Asset type can be either image, audio, or video.

Request

  • ad_account_id
    string [uuid]
    Required

    A unique identifier for an Ad Account.

    Example: ce4ff15e-f04d-48b9-9ddf-fb3c85fbd57a
  • asset_id
    string [uuid]
    Required

    A unique identifier for the entity.

    Example: ce4ff15e-f04d-48b9-9ddf-fb3c85fbd57a
  • media
    string [binary]
    Required
    Supported content-type(s): image/png, image/jpeg, audio/ogg, audio/mp3, audio/wav, audio/mpeg, audio/x-wav, video/mp4, video/quicktime
  • asset_type
    string
    Required

    The type of asset.

    Allowed values: "AUDIO", "IMAGE", "VIDEO"Example: "IMAGE"

Response

The newly created asset metadata

Will be one of the following:
  • Metadata object for an image asset type.

    • id
      string [uuid]
      Required

      A unique identifier for the entity.

      Example: "ce4ff15e-f04d-48b9-9ddf-fb3c85fbd57a"
    • name
      string
      Required

      The name of the asset file.

      Example: "logoImage.png"
    • assetType
      string
      Required
    • status
      string
      Required

      The current status of an asset throughout lifecycle processes.

      Allowed values: "ERROR", "PROCESSING", "READY", "WAITING_UPLOAD"Example: "READY"
    • url
      string [uri]
      Required

      URL of asset. Will be either Google Cloud Storage URL or CDN URL depending on the asset type and the transcoding completion status.

      Example: "https://i.scdn.co/image/123"
    • created_at
      string [date-time]
      Required

      Date the entity was created. Time should be in ISO 8601 format using Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) with a zero offset: YYYY-MM-DDTHH:MM:SSZ

      Example: "2026-01-23T04:56:07Z"
    • updated_at
      string [date-time]
      Required

      Date the entity was updated. Time should be in ISO 8601 format using Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) with a zero offset: YYYY-MM-DDTHH:MM:SSZ

      Example: "2026-01-23T04:56:07Z"
    • image_type
      string

      The type of image asset.

      Allowed values: "COMPANION", "LOGO", "USER_UPLOADED_IMAGE"Example: "COMPANION"
    • file_type
      string

      The file type of the image asset as defined by the 'file type' specification of the ISO base media file format standard.

      Allowed values: "JPEG", "PNG"Example: "JPEG"
    • aspect_ratio
      number [double]

      The aspect ratio of the asset with double precision.

      Example: 0.5625
    • width
      integer
      Example: 720
    • height
      integer
      Example: 1280
  • Metadata object for an audio asset type.

    • id
      string [uuid]
      Required

      A unique identifier for the entity.

      Example: "ce4ff15e-f04d-48b9-9ddf-fb3c85fbd57a"
    • name
      string
      Required

      The name of the asset file.

      Example: "logoImage.png"
    • assetType
      string
      Required
    • status
      string
      Required

      The current status of an asset throughout lifecycle processes.

      Allowed values: "ERROR", "PROCESSING", "READY", "WAITING_UPLOAD"Example: "READY"
    • url
      string [uri]
      Required

      URL of asset. Will be either Google Cloud Storage URL or CDN URL depending on the asset type and the transcoding completion status.

      Example: "https://i.scdn.co/image/123"
    • created_at
      string [date-time]
      Required

      Date the entity was created. Time should be in ISO 8601 format using Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) with a zero offset: YYYY-MM-DDTHH:MM:SSZ

      Example: "2026-01-23T04:56:07Z"
    • updated_at
      string [date-time]
      Required

      Date the entity was updated. Time should be in ISO 8601 format using Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) with a zero offset: YYYY-MM-DDTHH:MM:SSZ

      Example: "2026-01-23T04:56:07Z"
    • audio_type
      string

      The type of audio asset.

      Allowed values: "BACKGROUND_MUSIC", "STOCK_BACKGROUND_MUSIC", "USER_UPLOADED_AUDIO"Example: "USER_UPLOADED_AUDIO"
    • duration_ms
      integer [int32]

      The duration of the asset in milliseconds. This value is populated as part of asset processing, and will be null until the asset is in ready state.

      Example: 30000
    • file_type
      string

      The file type of the audio asset as defined by the 'file type' specification of the ISO base media file format standard.

      Allowed values: "MP3", "OGG", "WAV"
  • Metadata object for a video asset type.

    • id
      string [uuid]
      Required

      A unique identifier for the entity.

      Example: "ce4ff15e-f04d-48b9-9ddf-fb3c85fbd57a"
    • name
      string
      Required

      The name of the asset file.

      Example: "logoImage.png"
    • assetType
      string
      Required
    • status
      string
      Required

      The current status of an asset throughout lifecycle processes.

      Allowed values: "ERROR", "PROCESSING", "READY", "WAITING_UPLOAD"Example: "READY"
    • url
      string [uri]
      Required

      URL of asset. Will be either Google Cloud Storage URL or CDN URL depending on the asset type and the transcoding completion status.

      Example: "https://i.scdn.co/image/123"
    • created_at
      string [date-time]
      Required

      Date the entity was created. Time should be in ISO 8601 format using Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) with a zero offset: YYYY-MM-DDTHH:MM:SSZ

      Example: "2026-01-23T04:56:07Z"
    • updated_at
      string [date-time]
      Required

      Date the entity was updated. Time should be in ISO 8601 format using Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) with a zero offset: YYYY-MM-DDTHH:MM:SSZ

      Example: "2026-01-23T04:56:07Z"
    • duration_ms
      integer [int32]

      The duration of the asset in milliseconds. This value is populated as part of asset processing, and will be null until the asset is in ready state.

      Example: 30000
    • aspect_ratio
      number [double]

      The aspect ratio of the asset with double precision.

      Example: 0.5625
    • width
      integer
      Example: 720
    • height
      integer
      Example: 1280
    • file_type
      string

      The file type of the video asset as defined by the 'file type' specification of the ISO base media file format standard.

      Allowed values: "MP4", "QUICKTIME"
    • has_audio
      boolean
    • thumbnail_url
      string [uri]

      URL of thumbnail image of the video asset.

      Example: "https://adstudio-video-preview-image.spotifycdn.com/123-preview"

Response sample

{  "id": "ce4ff15e-f04d-48b9-9ddf-fb3c85fbd57a",  "name": "logoImage.png",  "assetType": "string",  "status": "READY",  "url": "https://i.scdn.co/image/123",  "created_at": "2026-01-23T04:56:07Z",  "updated_at": "2026-01-23T04:56:07Z",  "image_type": "COMPANION",  "file_type": "JPEG",  "aspect_ratio": 0.5625,  "width": 720,  "height": 1280}