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Mopidy Reviews

Mopidy is an extensible music server written in Python. Mopidy plays music from local disk, Spotify, SoundCloud, Google Play Music, and more. You edit the playlist from any phone, tablet, or computer using a range of MPD and web clients.

Social recommendations and mentions

We have tracked the following product recommendations or mentions on Reddit and HackerNews. They can help you see what people think about Mopidy and what they use it for.
  • How I organize my digital music collection -- suggestions for metadata/storage/tools?
    Thanks! I use it on a daily basis, but I don’t think it’s ready for a wider adoption yet — for example, a pause button is still missing ... I’d be curious to know your experience with it though! For something more stable, you might like Mopidy. - Source: Reddit / 27 days ago
  • DAE hate when you just want to listen to a music playlist in shuffle order and it starts to play the first song?
    Right now I'm reading about mopidy and iris (I have a server with some docker services and it would be nice using it as a Spotify connect device), I think this setup could be extended with extra algorithms, maybe they already exist as modipy extensions. I've never gone into detail about these but I'll do it! - Source: Reddit / about 1 month ago
  • Music player with remote control
    I've found Navidrome and Mopidy, and I think they checks some of the boxes. I'm not sure if it can play Spotify Free. It does not seem to support Amazon Music nor Deezer though. - Source: Reddit / about 2 months ago
  • Ask HN: What's on Your Home Server?
    I have a gist for this! # Personal - (comms) - (general) - (video) - (audio) - (photos) - (finance) - (maps) # Business - (repos) - (forums) - (tickets). - Source: Hacker News / 2 months ago
  • How I built a simple music player daemon in Rust with a CLI/Web UI
    I love to listen to music when I work, here are some projects I'm a big fan of : mpd and mopidy. - Source: / 4 months ago
  • I used a Raspberry Pi and Arduino to fix/upgrade an old broken Jukebox
    Mopidy Looks pretty powerful Just a server/backend, can use different mpd players to interface with. - Source: Reddit / 3 months ago
  • Alternative to Spotify with collab
    You can get this by combining Mopidy with Snapcast. Mopidy allows you to play, sort and manage playlists of local files, radio's or various remote sources (even Spotify). And Snapcast makes it possible to play this synchronized across multiple devices and speakers. - Source: Reddit / 4 months ago
  • Any music servers (like Navidrome) that can ALSO pull from Spotify?
    It looks like the Spotify extension might not currently work but consider watching Mopidy. - Source: Reddit / 4 months ago
  • Modernizing my 1980s sound system
    MPD works great for non-tech-savvy friends over, you just need to install a web-based client and they can point their smartphone browser to it. To make it even easier for friends and family, I set up a dynamic DNS with a friendly URL like that points to the address where this is hosted. Mopidy ( as the MPD server with Iris ( as... - Source: Hacker News / 4 months ago
  • Advice on building an offline mp3 "radio"
    This was one of my favorite raspi projects. I gutted a non working (from my ability’s) ge vintage radio. Bluetooth speaker connected to the raspi and ran Mopidy as the UI each radio button was tied to a set of playlists (random number generated on each button push selected on of the genera based playlists) it also played a random bit of static as though the dial was scrubbing. I added 2 amber leds and based on the... - Source: Reddit / 5 months ago
  • Sensible multi-zone audio equipment tips?
    I'd like to use an open source music server like Mopidy to integrate various sources like local files and Spotify. I've looked into Sonos and while I don't doubt that it may be the best plug and play solution, I don't want to invest heavily into proprietary equipment. - Source: Reddit / 5 months ago
  • Jellyfin on Pi 2b+
    If Navidrome isn't lightweight enough, check out MPD or Mopidy. - Source: Reddit / 7 months ago
  • Looking for jukebox style app for a party
    I've set up a mopidy server in the past. It takes a bit of command line knowledge, but it can do what you're looking for. - Source: Reddit / 8 months ago
  • FOSS smart devices?
    Mopidy is probably the most popular FOSS solution for connected speakers. It offers a beautiful web interface and tons of plugins for plaing music and podcasts from local sources and streaming services. - Source: Reddit / 9 months ago
  • Spotify has shut down libspotify
    It's really sad as this library has no official replacement. There's libraries like the Web API, but this is a library running on a browser. Libspotify allowed playback for custom applications (such as Mopidy[1]). [1] - Source: Hacker News / 10 months ago
  • Multi-Room Audio Solutions
    I would suggest using raspberry pi's as clients with a Snapcast/ Mopidy combination. - Source: Reddit / 10 months ago
  • My biggest hope for Jellyfin as it grows, is more community supported tools like Plex has
    I’ve also been thinking about setting up Mopidy: - Source: Reddit / 11 months ago
  • How do I play my music on my column speakers?
    Start off by looking at mpd or mopidy, these are music playing servers that allow you to play your music to speakers attached to the server, or stream to a device that has an installed compatible client. - Source: Reddit / 11 months ago
  • An API driven speaker with Rasberry PI, can it be done?
    Not sure if this ticks all your boxes but this project is OpenSource, so you might be able to hack something together for it. Https:// - Source: Reddit / 12 months ago
  • Moode or Volumio on pi zero 2?
    Just to put another player in the ring: I am using Mopidy for the kids. - Source: Reddit / 12 months ago
  • Self-hosted Spotify/Tidal connection
    You may take a look at - Source: Reddit / about 1 year ago

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