To see this capability live please visit the AEM Forms Sample Server. Search for Custom Asset Types to get to the sample demonstrating this tutorial

Starting with AEM Forms 6.3 Sp1, we now have the ability to list custom asset types using the Search and Lister Component.

Prior to AEM Forms 6.3 SP1, you could only list the following asset types:

Adaptive Forms.

XDP Templates.

PDF Documents.

With this new capability, you can now list word documents, Mp4 Files etc.

This is a two-part article.

Part1 - Registering custom asset types

Part2 - Displaying the custom asset types in the search and lister component.

Before we get started, please download and import the assets listed below into AEM using the package manager.