Use Raspberry Pi as Airplay server to screen mirror on TVs, monitors, projectors

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  • RPiPlay

    An open-source AirPlay mirroring server for the Raspberry Pi. Supports iOS 9 and up.

    Very cute that there's a one click deployment using some semi-magic third party service, but it feels kinda disingenuous to not link to the repo that's doing the actual heavy lifting.[] The linked repo is just a bunch of config files.

    [] https://github.com/FD-/RPiPlay

  • balena-rpiplay

    Turn a Raspberry Pi into an Airplay server using RPiPlay to enable screen mirroring on tvs, monitors and projectors.

  • Scout APM

    Less time debugging, more time building. Scout APM allows you to find and fix performance issues with no hassle. Now with error monitoring and external services monitoring, Scout is a developer's best friend when it comes to application development.

  • docker-cups-airprint

    A standalone CUPS and Avahi (mDNS/Bonjour) server, exposing local printers on AirPrint for iOS devices

  • PiCAST

    PiCAST turns your $35 Raspberry Pi in to a Chromecast like Device.

  • balenaPrint

    Managed CUPS on Raspberry Pi devices, running balenaOS

    There is a very similar level of magic for converting a raspberry pi to do AirPrint

    https://github.com/willswire/balenaPrint

  • balena-sound

    Build a single or multi-room streamer for an existing audio device using a Raspberry Pi! Supports Bluetooth, Airplay and Spotify Connect

    Not quite Chromecast functionality, but there is a similar project from Balena that adds Spotify Connect, Airplay, and Bluetooth to a speaker using a Raspberry Pi

    https://sound.balenalabs.io/

  • balena-dash

    Build a Raspberry Pi based desktop dashboard for stats, photos, videos and more!

    If you want something that is more of a static kiosk setup, there is a different Balena supported project that supports more of this style use case. Without the need of casting or connecting with Airplay

    https://github.com/balenalabs/balena-dash

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  • addon-aircast

    AirCast - Home Assistant Community Add-ons

    Related: If you use Home Assistant and have Chromecast devices, the AirCast addon will allow you to use AirPlay to send something to a Chromecast device.

    https://github.com/hassio-addons/addon-aircast

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