moOde audio player

Audiophile streamer for the wonderful Raspberry Pi family of single board computers.


Latest release is 8.3.2

About moOde audio player

moOde audio player is Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) for the Raspberry Pi family of single board computers.

  • Audiophile-grade features
  • Source code available in GitHub
  • Maintained by audio enthusiasts
Contributing to moOde

The moOde project accepts voluntary contributions of any type including software development, documentation, forum moderation and financial donations.

Download moOde

Read the Setup guide for information on how to prepare the ISO image with SSH, a login userid/password and optional WiFi SSID/password before writing the image to the boot media.

moOde 8.3.2 (64-bit) Compatible with 3B, 3B+, 3A+, 4, 400, CM3, CM3+, CM4, Zero 2W

moOde 8.3.2 (Legacy) Compatible with all Raspberry Pi models

  •   Raspberry Pi Imager
  •   Setup guide
  •   Quick help
  •   Release info
Donate to moOde

Donations help the project remain active providing great audio software for the Raspberry Pi audio community.

Feature list

moOde provides a great set of Audiophile options and built-in support for audio devices that are compatible with the Raspberry Pi family of Single Board Computers. There is also a REST API as described in the Setup guide.

  • Tag and Album views
  • Radio and Playlist views
  • Advanced search engine
  • Hires audio and DSD formats
  • Multiroom synchronized audio
  • Curated streaming radio
  • CamillaDSP with Pipeline editor
  • Parametric and Graphic EQ
  • Crossfeed for headphones
  • Custom recipes
  • Selective by audio format
  • Predefined profiles
Audio interface
  • Direct ALSA audio output
  • Available ALSA loopback
  • Chip and device options
Streaming protocols
  • Bluetooth SBC XQ
  • AirPlay 1 and 2
  • Spotify Connect
Audio Renderers
  • Squeezelite (LMS)
  • RoonBridge (Roon)
  • UPnP proxy
  • Access point mode
  • AP Router mode
  • DHCP or static address
  • Network attached (NAS)
  • Samba and NFS mounts
  • USB auto-mount
Local Display
  • Wake on play
  • Auto CoverView
  • Timed screen blank
File Sharing
  • SMB (Samba)
  • NFS
  • Mount monitor
Local services
  • Metadata file
  • GPIO buttons
  • WebSSH terminal


Join the moOde Forum for top notch support, interesting discussions on a wide variety of audio topics and get the latest news regarding moOde audio player.

  •   moOde Forum

Contact the Forum to request an account. Include your preferred userid (at least 5 characters) in the message.

  •   Contact
Additional resources
  •   Mastodon feed
  •   Raspberry Pi forum
  •   diyAudio forum

Developer Resources

A master guide is available that describes how to get started developing for moOde and how to use the builder utilities to manage packages and generate OS images.

  •   Master development guide
moOde repositories
  •   Audio player sources
  •   Image builder
  •   Package builder

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Raspberry Pi repositories
  •   Raspberry Pi GitHub repository

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The ProtoDAC is an easy to build Non-Oversampling (NOS) Digital Audio Converter (DAC) that delivers excellent sound quality, especially when using premium components.

To build and enjoy your own ProtoDAC read the Builder Guide then upload the Gerber zip file to your preferred board house to get some PCB's made.

  •   Builder guide
  •   Gerber zip file
  •   Project thread
Donations Welcome

Take a moment to consider donating to Mark Winkler (@hifiamps) for contributing this wonderful DIY DAC project.