4+ Raspberry Pi Media Projects

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

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 3 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 for...

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Build your own Raspberry Pi Pirate Radio

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

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Setup your own Raspberry Pi AirPlay Receiver

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

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Raspberry Pi Alexa: Build your own Amazon Echo

This guide will show you how to build and setup your very own fully functional Raspberry Pi Alexa device that will respond to your voice commands just like Amazon Echo. This tutorial will basically show you how to utilize Alexa on your Raspberry Pi to build your own...

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The Ultimate Book of Pi

The Ultimate Book of Pi is jam-packed full of Raspberry Pi projects with over 500+ pages to explore. We're continually working on it with plenty more projects to be added...

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An Amazing DIY Raspberry Pi Music Player

In this tutorial I will be going through steps to making your very own Raspberry Pi music player. This process is pretty straightforward so you shouldn’t come across many problems at all. For this project I am going to be using a prebuilt software package called the...

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Dead Easy Raspberry Pi XBMC Media Center (Kodi)

The XBMC (Kodi) Raspberry Pi is the best way to turn your little Pi into a fully-fledged media center. Even better is that it performs pretty when it comes to playing music, movies and TV shows. In this project I will take you through all the steps and information you...

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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.

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