4+ Raspberry Pi Media Projects

These Raspberry Pi media projects will help turn your Pi into a media hub.

How to Setup Spotify Connect on the Raspberry Pi

How to Setup Spotify Connect on the Raspberry Pi

In this tutorial, I go through the steps of setting up a Raspberry Pi Spotify connect device. We make use of the raspotify package to be able to bring this project to life. At the end of the tutorial, you will able to stream your favorite music from any Spotify app to the Raspberry Pi.
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Raspberry Pi Kiosk using Chromium

Raspberry Pi Kiosk using Chromium

For this Raspberry Pi Kiosk tutorial, we will be showing you how you can set up your Pi as a Kiosk using the popular web browser, Chromium. We utilize Chromium as it is one of the best-supported web browsers and openly supports the functionality to act in a kiosk...

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Viewing RTMP Streams on your Raspberry Pi

Viewing RTMP Streams on your Raspberry Pi

In this tutorial, we will be showing you how to view RTMP streams on your Raspberry Pi by using three simple pieces of software. For those who do not know, RTMP stands for Real-Time messaging protocol. It was initially a proprietary protocol developed by Macromedia...

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Build your own Raspberry Pi Pirate Radio

Build your own Raspberry Pi Pirate Radio

In this tutorial, we will be showing you the basics of how to set up a Raspberry Pi Pirate Radio utilizing the FM Transmitter software and a piece of wire. This piece of software allows you to broadcast an FM signal through your GPIO 4 pin. This broadcast means you...

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Setup your own Raspberry Pi AirPlay Receiver

Setup your own Raspberry Pi AirPlay Receiver

In this tutorial, we will be exploring how to set up a Raspberry Pi AirPlay Receiver. This tutorial primarily involves you connecting your Raspberry Pi to your speakers then installing software so that it becomes recognized as an AirPlay receiver on your internet...

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Ultimate Books of Pi

They will guide you through the process to set up a cheap Kodi powered media center, a headless low powered music player and much more.

These projects are a great example of how versatile the Raspberry Pi can be. It is also an excellent showcase on how useful it can be in handling various media projects with little to no issues. They are also a great beginner project to start off with for your first Raspberry Pi.

There is no best media center software that you can install. Each tends to have their pros and cons, for example, Kodi is an excellent all-rounder while something like the Pi music box is perfect for music but doesn’t handle video.

As we always like to mention, this is just the start the of all the media projects we plan to do. If you want to stay up to date on all the latest projects, then be sure to follow us on social or sign up to the mailing list.

One thing you should be aware of when doing media projects for the Pi is the performance. Transcoding of high-quality video is very performance taxing, so you may find video streaming from the Pi may not be the best experience. If this is important to you, then you might be better off looking at a more powerful device.

As I mentioned above, if you’re looking for a fully-fledged Raspberry Pi media center then something like Kodi or OSMC is your best bet. Just keep in mind it may not perform the greatest as these software packages can get very performance heavy.

If you have any suggestions on media projects to cover then be sure to let me know either by emailing me or leaving a comment on a related project that I already have published.

I  do hope that these Raspberry Pi media projects work out for you and that you don’t run into any issues. As I mention in all the tutorials if you do run into issues then be sure to leave a comment so I can consider fixing the problem or help you troubleshoot.