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Minio is an open source object storage server compatible with Amazon S3 APIs

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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/stable/minio
minio server ~/Photos

Note: If you are upgrading minio on macOS, please see instructions here.

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Platform Architecture URL
Apple macOS 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



Install minio packages using pkg

pkg install minio
sysrc minio_enable=yes
sysrc minio_disks=/home/user/Photos
service minio start

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

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

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