The 100 best digital picture frames on amazon
The 100 best digital picture frames on amazon
The 100 best digital picture frames on amazon
The 100 best digital picture frames on amazon

BUILD YOUR OWN DIGITAL PHOTO FRAME

Build and con­fig­ure a dig­i­tal pho­to frame exact­ly as you want it.
Select a design that blends in with your envi­ron­ment and choose the fea­tures that are impor­tant to you.

SOFTWARE

How to cre­ate a Drop­box-like file syn­chro­niza­tion set­up on the Rasp­berry Pi with Resilio Sync

Learn how to sync your pho­tos on your dig­i­tal pic­ture frame between one or sev­er­al com­put­ers using Resilio Sync. It's like Drop­box but uses peer-to-peer stor­age instead of the Cloud.

Great new fea­tures for your dig­i­tal pic­ture frame with the updat­ed Pi3D Image View­er (Nov 2019)

Pi3D, my favorite Rasp­berry Pi image view­er with per­fect cross­fades for dig­i­tal pho­to frames just got even bet­ter thanks to a num­ber of updat­ed func­tions.

How to add pho­tos to your dig­i­tal pic­ture frame via email

You want to email a pic­ture from your phone to your dig­i­tal pic­ture frame at home? And allow friends & fam­i­ly to do the same? Here is a Python script solu­tion using a secret code word.

How to get a pro­fes­sion­al and auto­mat­ic aspect ratio crop for your images

Crop­po­la users a clever image recog­ni­tion algo­rithm that adjusts your images to the aspect ratio of your pic­ture frame. Read about the mag­ic behind it and how you can use it.

Use your iPhone to turn your dig­i­tal pic­ture frame on and off

Wouldn't it be nice if you could just use your iPhone to turn the dis­play of your dig­i­tal pic­ture frame on or off? This is what the PiHelper app does. And much more.

Voice con­trol your dig­i­tal pho­to frame with Ama­zon Echo and Home Assis­tant

If you have Ama­zon Alexa and want to use it to voice con­trol your dig­i­tal pho­to frame, here is how to do it using Home Assis­tant and Nabu Casa. It pro­vides for great effects and is easy to set up.

Con­trol your dig­i­tal pic­ture frame with Home Assistent's WiFi pres­ence detec­tion and MQTT

I will show you how to use Home Assistant's wifi-based pres­ence detec­tion sys­tem to con­trol your dig­i­tal pic­ture frame using the MQTT pro­to­col. It is also the basis for Ama­zon Echo or Google Voice con­trol.

Check the Exif data of your images to pre­pare your pho­to frame for smart playlists

Did you ever wish you could eas­i­ly fil­ter the images on your dig­i­tal pic­ture frame based on the date? I will show you how to get ready for smart playlists based on Exif data.

How to remote­ly access your dig­i­tal pic­ture frame from any­where

How do you log into a dig­i­tal pic­ture frame that is not on the same net­work? You may need to do this one day to change a wifi pass­word or to add a new fea­ture on a remote pho­to frame. Here is how.

What to do when you get the warn­ing mes­sage "REMOTE HOST IDENTIFICATION HAS CHANGED"

After doing a fresh install and ssh'ing to your Rasp­berry Pi you encounter a mes­sage that your "REMOTE HOST IDENTIFICATION HAS CHANGED"? For­tu­nate­ly, there is a sim­ple solu­tion.

Three ways to change your wifi pass­word and SSID on a head­less Rasp­berry Pi local­ly and remote­ly

On a dig­i­tal pic­ture frame that has no key­board or mouse attached and a mon­i­tor which dis­plays only pho­tos by default, it can be rather tricky to change the WiFi pass­word or sta­tion name.

HARDWARE

Why build­ing your own dig­i­tal pic­ture frame is great fun

Aren't there be enough off-the-shelf prod­ucts to choose from? Why go to all the has­sle and home brew your own? When every detail mat­ters.

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I will show you how to use Home Assistant's wifi-based pres­ence detec­tion sys­tem to con­trol your dig­i­tal pic­ture frame using the MQTT pro­to­col. It is also the basis for Ama­zon Echo or Google Voice con­trol.

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