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Install Droppy with Docker Compose

Droppy is a self-hosted file storage server with a web interface and capabilities to edit files and view media directly in the browser. It is particularly well-suited to be run on low-end hardware like the Raspberry Pi.



  • Responsive, scalable HTML5 interface
  • Realtime updates of file system changes
  • Directory and Multi-File upload
  • Drag-and-Drop support
  • Clipboard support to create image/text files
  • Side-by-Side mode
  • Simple and fast Search
  • Shareable public download links
  • Zip download of directories
  • Powerful text editor with themes and broad language support
  • Image and video gallery with touch support
  • Audio player with seeking support
  • Fullscreen support for editor and gallery
  • Supports installing to the homescreen
  • Docker images available for x86-64, ARMv6, ARMv7 and ARMv8

Install Droppy file manager using this compose stack. Change ports or volumes as needed. See the Droppy GitHub repo for more details.

version: '2'
    container_name: droppy
    image: silverwind/droppy
      - 8989:8989
      - /docker/Droppy:/config
      - /docker/Droppy/files:/files
    restart: unless-stopped