This page lists important documentation changes and updates for Adobe Experience Manager in the last three months. 

You can also view previous documentation updates.

AEM 6.5

Date Topic Changes
12 Dec 2019 Previewing 3D assets

AEM supports the upload, delivery, and interactive preview of 3D assets as part of the authoring process. The interactive 3D viewer is available from the asset details page in AEM. The viewer includes, among other things, a collection of interactive camera controls that let you orbit, zoom, and pan the 3D asset.

See Previewing 3D assets.

12 Dec 2019 AEM 6.5 Service Pack 3
AEM 6.5 Service Pack 3 is available.
5 Dec 2019 Core Components
Core Components release 2.8.0 including lots of fixes is now available along with authoring documentation and developer details and project download available on GitHub.
20 Nov 2019 AEM Project Archetype
The ui.frontend module of the AEM Project Archetype is a useful and flexible tool to make front-end development for your AEM project easier.
18 Oct 2019
AEM Project Archetype
The AEM Project Archetype creates a best-practices-based Adobe Experience Manager project as a starting point for your own AEM projects.
18 Oct 2019
Headless Experience Management
Features of the Remote Content Renderer, used for server side rendering of single page applications, have been documented.
October 11, 2019 Activity Map

Due to security changes within the Adobe Analytics API, it is no longer possible to use the version of Activity Map that is included within AEM.  See Configuring the connection to Adobe Analytics.

The ActivityMap plugin provided by Adobe Analytics should now be used.  

October 10, 2019 Cloud Manager

Cloud Manager Version 2019.10.0 was released on October 10, 2019.

Refer to Release Notes for 2019.10.0 that highlights What's New and updates on deployment steps and maven project version handling.

Oct 08, 2019 AEM Screens

AEM Screens released AEM 6.4.6 Feature Pack 6 and AEM 6.5.2 Feature Pack 2.

Refer to Release Notes for Feature Pack 201909 for more details.

Oct 01, 2019 AEM Forms on JEE Installation 

AEM Forms support for Oracle 18c database driver added. 

Platform Matrix: https://helpx.adobe.com/experience-manager/6-5/forms/using/AEM-forms-JEE-supported-platforms.html#Databasedrivers

PDF guides:

https://helpx.adobe.com/content/dam/help/en/experience-manager/6-5/forms/pdf/prepare-install-single-server.pdf

https://helpx.adobe.com/content/dam/help/en/experience-manager/6-5/forms/pdf/install-cluster-jboss.pdf

https://helpx.adobe.com/content/dam/help/en/experience-manager/6-5/forms/pdf/install-cluster-websphere.pdf

https://helpx.adobe.com/content/dam/help/en/experience-manager/6-5/forms/pdf/install-single-server-websphere.pdf

 

Oct 01, 2019  Best Practices Guide for AEM Screens Projects

This new guide not only provides a comprehensive insight and practical advice to imagine, design and bring intentional customer experiences into your digital signage implementation but also guides you how to create a positive impact on your business using some of the best practices followed while deploying a digital signage project in AEM Screens.

Refer to Best Practices Guide for AEM Screens Projects for more details.

25 September 2019 Core Components Core Components release 2.7.0 introducing the Embed Component is now available along with authoring documentation and developer details and project download available on GitHub.
Sep 25, 2019 AEM Assets search
Fresh content on asset searching and discovery is a one-stop-shop for information on using, configuring, troubleshooting, limitations, and tips. Check out search assets.
Sep 25, 2019 Scene7: Reprocess Assets workflow

You can now reprocess assets in a folder that already has an existing processing profile that you later changed.

See Reprocessing assets in a folder.

Sep 25, 2019 Integrating Dynamic Media Viewers with Adobe Analytics and Adobe Launch

The Dynamic Media Viewers extension for Adobe Launch, along with the release of Dynamic Media Viewers 5.13, lets customers of Dynamic Media, Adobe Analytics, and Adobe Launch use events and data specific for the Dynamic Media Viewers in their Adobe Launch configuration.

See Integrating Dynamic Media Viewers with Adobe Analytics and Adobe Launch.  

Sep 19, 2019 AEM 6.5 Service Pack 2 AEM 6.5 Service Pack 2 (6.5.2.0) is available.
Sep 9, 2019 AEM desktop app AEM desktop app v2.0 is publicly available for creatives, marketers, and line-of-business users, to work with AEM Assets. See the release notes.
Sep 9, 2019 Core Components
Learn about the localization features of the Core Components and how they work with AEM templates in this example.
Sep 6, 2019 Core Components Core Components release 2.6.0 introducing an Experience Fragment Component is now available along with authoring documentation and developer details and project download available on GitHub.
Aug 21, 2019 AEM 6.5 Screens User Guide A new section on Network Deployment Basics is now live. Refer to User Guide for more details.
Aug 20, 2019 AEM Assets Smart Tags
Know how to update certificate after it expires.
Aug 2, 2019 New PDF rasterizer package
new package is available that helps AEM Assets process heavy AI/PDF files and generate previews and thumbnails.
Jul 25, 2019 AEM Assets functionality under difference licenses List of capabilities of AEM Assets that are available in a stand-alone DAM license vs in AEM MediaLibrary are updated for AEM 6.5 release.
Jul 12, 2019 Uploading files in Dynamic Media Classic The About uploading files topic and the Upload Job Options dialog box topic in Dynamic Media Classic were rewritten and updated.
Jul 08, 2019 Migration to the Touch-Enabled UI Landing page listing information and resources for migrating to the touch-enabled UI.
Jul 03, 2019 Experience Fragments The Experience Fragment Link Rewriter Provider - HTML.
Jul 03, 2019 AEM 6.5 Service Pack 1 AEM 6.5 Service Pack 1 (6.5.1.0) is available.
Jun 25, 2019 Core Components
Core Components release 2.5.0 including new Accordion, Button, Container and Download components is now available along with authoring documentation and developer details and project download available on GitHub.
Jun 17, 2019
AEM Assets and Creative Cloud integration The best practices are updated with crisp mapping of business requirements, Adobe solution offering, and customer use cases. An infographic is added to make it visually appealing. See AEM Creative Cloud integration best practices.
Jun 3, 2019 Rich Text Editor (RTE)

Added a package in the configuration article with all plug-ins enabled, to be used as a sample configuration. A community member contributed a tutorial on how to create multifield component.

Created a troubleshooting FAQ based on customer feedback.

May 31, 2019 AEM and Magento Integration  AEM and Magento integration using the Commerce Integration Framework.
May 24, 2019 Touch UI Feature Status in AEM 6.5
Published Touch UI Feature Status page for AEM 6.5
May 14, 2019 Viewers Reference Guide The modifier preload for the video player in the Mixed MediaVideoInteractive Video, and Video360 viewer is now documented.
May 14, 2019 Dynamic Media Classic (formerly Scene7) The Adobe Scene7 User's Guide is now branded as Adobe Dynamic Media Classic. See Dynamic Media Classic documentation.
May 13, 2019 IS/IR API Added new BFC (Browser Format Conversion) values to the HTTP command reference section, and the Image Catalog Attributes reference section.
May 8, 2019 Core Components
Core Components release 2.4.0 including a new Content Fragment List component is now available along with authoring documentation with developer details and project download available on GitHub.
May 1, 2019 Viewers Reference Guide

New Video360 API documentation is now available in the Viewers Reference Guide.

The HTML5 Video360 Viewer is a 360-degree video player that plays streaming and progressive 360 video encoded in H.264 and delivered from SPS or from Dynamic Media on AEM.

See also 360/VR Video documentation.

Apr 18, 2019 AEM 6.5 Reference Materials

Reference Materials are available including:

  • Adobe AEM 6.5.0 API
  • Granite UI (touch-enabled UI) API Documentation
  • Coral UI Guide
  • Widgets API (Classic UI) Documentation
  • UI Test Framework
  • JavaScript API Reference
  • Single Page Applications JavaScript API References
Apr 12, 2019 AEM 6.5 Screens User Guide

AEM 6.5 Screens User Guide is now available. 

Additionally, you can now enable Kiosk mode in Windows 10 Player. Refer to Implementing Windows 10 Player for more information.

April 8, 2019 AEM Assets The folder sharing functionality is deprecated. See folder sharing best practices.

AEM 6.4

Date Topic Changes
Dec 12 2019 AEM 6.4 Service Pack 7 AEM 6.4 Service Pack 7 is available.
October 11, 2019 Activity Map

Due to security changes within the Adobe Analytics API, it is no longer possible to use the version of Activity Map that is included within AEM.  See Configuring the connection to Adobe Analytics.

The ActivityMap plugin provided by Adobe Analytics should now be used.  

Sep 25, 2019 Scene7: Reprocess Assets workflow

You can now reprocess assets in a folder that already has an existing processing profile that you later changed.

See Reprocessing assets in a folder.

Sep 19, 2019 AEM 6.4 Service Pack 6
AEM 6.4 Service Pack 6 (6.4.6.0) is available.
Sep 9, 2019
AEM desktop app AEM desktop app v2.0 is publicly available for creatives, marketers, and line-of-business users, to work with AEM Assets. See the release notes.
Sep 6, 2019 Open-sourcing of AEM 6.4 docs

AEM 6.4 documentation is published from GitHub now. Our readers can not just rate pages and log issues, but even collaborate and contribute to the docs. To contribute, read the code of conduct and contributor guide at https://github.com/AdobeDocs/experience-manager-64.en.

All your updates are available via your pull requests for AEM documentation and product teams to monitor for approval and publishing.

Aug 20, 2019 AEM Assets Smart Tags Know how to update certificate after it expires.
Aug 2, 2019
New PDF rasterizer package A new package is available that helps AEM Assets process heavy AI/PDF files and generate previews and thumbnails.
Jul 03, 2019 AEM 6.4 Service Pack 5 AEM 6.4 Service Pack 5 (6.4.5.0) is available.
Jun 17, 2019 AEM Assets and Creative Cloud integration The best practices are updated with crisp mapping of business requirements, Adobe solution offering, and customer use cases. An infographic is added to make it visually appealing. See AEM Creative Cloud integration best practices.
Jun 3, 2019 Rich Text Editor (RTE)
Added a package in the configuration article with all plug-ins enabled, to be used as a sample configuration. A community member contributed a tutorial on how to create multifield component.
Apr 04, 2019 install-aem-forms-add-on-package AEM 6.4 Service Pack 4 (6.4.4.0) is available.
Feb 22, 2019 Headless Experience Management

For highly customized omnichannel experiences, a headless implementation of AEM can be a preferred alternative to connect with custom front-end applications.

The new Headless Experience Management guide is a central location for all AEM headless topics including content services, SPA, content fragments, experience fragments, and HTTP APIs.

Feb 11, 2019 Collaborative Documentation

The following AEM documentation sets have been migrated to a new collaborative documentation platform.

The content is the same with some improvement in the presentation. More exciting is the new ability to contribute your documentation suggestions via pull requests or issues over GitHub via the Edit this page and Log an issue links on every page. We welcome your input!

Feb 11, 2019 Core Components Release 2.3.0 of the core components is now available, introducing a new Separator Component, improvements to the Image Component, and numerous bug fixes. Also introduced is a new Component Library to make experimenting with the components even easier.
Jan 10, 2019 Experience Fragments Documentation on Target Integration with Experience Fragments, including Deleting an Experience Fragment already exported to Target.
Jan 9, 2019 Troubleshooting Integration Issues A new Troubleshooting Integration Issues page has been added.

AEM 6.3

Date Topic Changes
Dec 12 2019 AEM 6.3.3.7 Cumulative Fix Pack 6.3.3.7 for AEM 6.3 is available.
October 11, 2019 Activity Map

Due to security changes within the Adobe Analytics API, it is no longer possible to use the version of Activity Map that is included within AEM.  See Configuring the connection to Adobe Analytics.

The ActivityMap plugin provided by Adobe Analytics should now be used.

September 25, 2019 AEM 6.3.3.6 Cumulative Fix Pack 6.3.3.6 for AEM 6.3 is available.
September 9, 2019
AEM Assets Smart Tags Know how to update certificate after it expires.
July 03, 2019 AEM 6.3.3.5 Cumulative Fix Pack 6.3.3.5 for AEM 6.3 is available.
May 09, 2019 AEM 6.3.3.4 Cumulative Fix Pack 6.3.3.4 for AEM 6.3 is available.
March 14, 2019 AEM 6.3.3.3 Cumulative Fix Pack 6.3.3.3 for AEM 6.3 is available.
January 15, 2019 AEM 6.3.3.2 Cumulative Fix Pack 6.3.3.2 for AEM 6.3 is available.
January 10, 2019 Experience Fragments Documentation on Target Integration with Experience Fragments.

AEM 6.2

Date Topic Changes
June 6,  2019 AEM 6.2 Cumulative Fix Pack Cumulative Fix Pack 20 for AEM 6.2 Service Pack 1 is available.

AEM 6.1

Date Topics Changes
Jan 11, 2019 AEM 6.1 Cumulative Fix Pack Cumulative Fix Pack 18 [1] for AEM 6.1 Service Pack 2 is available.

[1] Last maintenance release for AEM 6.1. 

AEM Assets Brand Portal

Date Topic Changes
Nov 20, 2019                     AEM Assets Brand Portal 6.4.5 release

Brand Portal 6.4.5 is a feature release that focuses on providing Brand Portal users (external agencies/teams) with the ability to upload content to Brand Portal and publish to AEM Assets, without needing access to the author environment. This feature is called Asset Sourcing in Brand Portal.

The documentation covers the following major updates:

See, Asset Sourcing in Brand Portal for complete feature documentation.

Nov 11, 2019                     AEM Assets Brand Portal 6.4.5 release

Brand Portal 6.4.5 is a feature release that focuses on providing Brand Portal users (external agencies/teams) with the ability to upload content to Brand Portal and publish to AEM Assets, without needing access to the author environment. This feature is called Asset Sourcing in Brand Portal.

The documentation covers the following major updates:

See, Asset Sourcing in Brand Portal for complete feature documentation.

October 10, 2019                     AEM Assets Brand Portal 6.4.5 release

Brand Portal 6.4.5 is a feature release that focuses on providing Brand Portal users (external agencies/teams) with the ability to upload content to Brand Portal and publish to AEM Assets, without needing access to the author environment. This feature is called Asset Sourcing in Brand Portal.

See, Asset Sourcing in Brand Portal for complete feature documentation.

September 28, 2019 AEM Assets Brand Portal 6.4.5 release

Brand Portal 6.4.5 is a feature release that focuses on providing Brand Portal users (external agencies/teams) with the ability to upload content to Brand Portal and publish to AEM Assets, without needing access to the author environment. This feature is called Asset Sourcing in Brand Portal.

What's New in Brand Portal 6.4.5

August 8, 2019 AEM Assets Brand Portal 6.4.4.7 and 6.4.4.6 release

Hotfixes released in BP 6.4.4.7 and BP 6.4.4.6

  • BP 6.4.4.7 - Optimize User Sync process to prevent concurrent execution.
  • BP 6.4.4.6 - Performance optimizations for download report generation.

Brand Portal release notes

February 13, 2019 AEM Assets Brand Portal 6.4.4 release    

Brand Portal 6.4.4 release focuses on enhancements to text search and top customer requests.

The documentation covers the following major updates:

  • Property predicate in Search filter now supports searching for partial phrases.
  • Property predicate in Search Filter now supports wild card (*) searches.

What's new in AEM Assets Brand Portal

Brand Portal release notes

Brand Portal user guide

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