Crop, resize, rotate, and perform other transformations on GIF, JPEG, and PNG images, with the Image-Filter dynamic module supported by NGINX, Inc.


  1. Check the Technical Specifications page to verify that the module is supported by your operating system.

  2. Install the Image-Filter module package nginx-plus-module-image-filter.

    For Amazon Linux 2, CentOS, Oracle Linux, and RHEL:

    yum install nginx-plus-module-image-filter

    For Amazon Linux 2023, AlmaLinux, Rocky Linux:

    dnf install nginx-plus-module-image-filter

    For Debian and Ubuntu:

    apt-get install nginx-plus-module-image-filter

    For SLES:

    zypper install nginx-plus-module-image-filter

    For Alpine:

    apk add nginx-plus-module-image-filter

    For FreeBSD:

    pkg install nginx-plus-module-image-filter


After installation you will need to enable and configure the module in NGINX Plus configuration file nginx.conf.

  1. Enable dynamic loading of the module with the load_module directive specified in the top-level (“main”) context:

    load_module modules/;
  2. Perform additional configuration as required by the module.

  3. Test the configuration and reload NGINX Plus to enable the module:

    nginx -t && nginx -s reload

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