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Minio is an Amazon S3 compatible object storage server.
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Minio Quickstart Guide

Minio is an object storage server released under Apache License v2.0. It is compatible with Amazon S3 cloud storage service. It is best suited for storing unstructured data such as photos, videos, log files, backups and container / VM images. Size of an object can range from a few KBs to a maximum of 5TB.

Minio server is light enough to be bundled with the application stack, similar to NodeJS, Redis and MySQL.

Docker Container


docker pull minio/minio
docker run -p 9000:9000 minio/minio server /export


docker pull minio/minio:edge
docker run -p 9000:9000 minio/minio:edge server /export

Please visit Minio Docker quickstart guide for more here



Install minio packages using Homebrew

brew install minio
minio server ~/Photos

Binary Download

Platform Architecture URL
Apple OS X 64-bit Intel
chmod 755 minio
./minio server ~/Photos


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Platform Architecture URL
GNU/Linux 64-bit Intel
32-bit Intel
32-bit ARM
64-bit ARM
32-bit ARMv6
chmod +x minio
./minio server ~/Photos

Microsoft Windows

Binary Download

Platform Architecture URL
Microsoft Windows 64-bit
minio.exe server D:\Photos


Binary Download

Platform Architecture URL
FreeBSD 64-bit
chmod 755 minio
./minio server ~/Photos

You can run Minio on FreeBSD with FreeNAS storage-backend - see here for more details.

Install from Source

Source installation is only intended for developers and advanced users. If you do not have a working Golang environment, please follow How to install Golang.

go get -u

Test using Minio Browser

Minio Server comes with an embedded web based object browser. Point your web browser to ensure your server has started successfully.

Test using Minio Client mc

mc provides a modern alternative to UNIX commands like ls, cat, cp, mirror, diff etc. It supports filesystems and Amazon S3 compatible cloud storage services. Follow the Minio Client Quickstart Guide for further instructions.

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Contribute to Minio Project

Please follow Minio Contributor's Guide

Docker Pull Command
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Comments (12)
10 days ago

Great news! Thanks so much.

22 days ago

We won't be removing the tags anymore, we had to remove because there was breaking change to the docker image.

We will make sure in future this won't happen @wrsenn

a month ago

Great tool, I've been using it as the S3 server for a docker-compose project.

Can you please keep tags around longer (and preferably match them in some way to your releases in Git)? A tag I was relying upon was removed, and the newer version of the Minio container required us to change our composition unexpectedly.

2 months ago

@raulsalamanca you can build mc outside of Minio.

CGO_ENABLED=0 go get -u

This will build a statically compiled binary.

2 months ago

How I can access to mc commands inside docker container?

3 months ago

For anyone looking for an ARM version of a Dockerfile for Minio:

5 months ago

@kokemomuke we make releases all the time here is our ARM build

And sample dockerfile is available here

5 months ago

@y4m4 thanks for sharing link, now i am trying to use arm minio in docker, where can i find sample Dockerfile?

7 months ago

Yes @dulfox you can use on raspberrypi

7 months ago

Great job !
Any chance to have it for arm (raspberrypi for instance) ?