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.
Stream music from the cloud
Vanilla Mopidy only plays music from your :ref:`local disk <ext-local>` and :ref:`radio streams <ext-stream>`. Through :ref:`extensions <ext-backends>`, Mopidy can play music from cloud services like Spotify, SoundCloud, and Google Play Music. With Mopidy's extension support, backends for new music sources can be easily added.
Mopidy is just a server
Mopidy is a Python application that runs in a terminal or in the background on Linux computers or Macs that have network connectivity and audio output. Out of the box, Mopidy is an :ref:`MPD <ext-mpd>` and :ref:`HTTP <ext-http>` server. :ref:`Additional frontends <ext-frontends>` for controlling Mopidy can be installed from extensions.
Everybody use their favorite client
You and the people around you can all connect their favorite :ref:`MPD <mpd-clients>` or :ref:`web client <http-clients>` to the Mopidy server to search for music and manage the playlist together. With a browser or MPD client, which is available for all popular operating systems, you can control the music from any phone, tablet, or computer.
Mopidy on Raspberry Pi
The :ref:`Raspberry Pi <raspberrypi-installation>` is a popular device to run Mopidy on, either using Raspbian or Arch Linux. It is quite slow, but it is very affordable. In fact, the Kickstarter funded Gramofon: Modern Cloud Jukebox project used Mopidy on a Raspberry Pi to prototype the Gramofon device. Mopidy is also a major building block in the Pi Musicbox integrated audio jukebox system for Raspberry Pi.
Mopidy is hackable
To get started with Mopidy, start by reading :ref:`installation`.
If you stumble into a bug or have a feature request, please create an issue in the issue tracker. If you're unsure if it's a bug or not, ask for help in the forum or at IRC first. The source code may also be of help.
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