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Version: 3.25.x

Serving local files

imgproxy can be configured to process files from your local filesystem. To use this feature, do the following:

  1. Set IMGPROXY_LOCAL_FILESYSTEM_ROOT environment variable to your local images directory path.
  2. Use local:///path/to/image.jpg as the source image URL.


Assume you want to process an image that is stored locally at /path/to/project/images/logos/imgproxy.png. Run imgproxy with IMGPROXY_LOCAL_FILESYSTEM_ROOT set to your images directory:

IMGPROXY_LOCAL_FILESYSTEM_ROOT=/path/to/project/images imgproxy

Then, use the path inside this directory as the source URL:


The URL for resizing this image to fit 300x200 will look like this: