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A photo booth application in pure Python for the Raspberry Pi.

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The pibooth project provides a photobooth application out-of-the-box in pure Python for Raspberry Pi. Have a look to the wiki to discover some realizations from GitHub users, and don’t hesitate to send us photos of your version.



  • Interface available in Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Hungarian, Norwegian, Portuguese (Portugal and Brazil) and Spanish (customizable)

  • Capture from 1 to 4 photos and concatenate them in a final picture

  • Support all cameras compatible with gPhoto2, OpenCV and Raspberry Pi

  • Support for hardware buttons and lamps on Raspberry Pi GPIO

  • Fully driven from hardware buttons / keyboard / mouse / touchscreen

  • Auto-start at the Raspberry Pi startup

  • Animate captures from the last sequence during idle time

  • Store final pictures and the individual captures

  • Printing final pictures using CUPS server (printing queue indication)

  • Custom texts can be added on the final picture (customizable fonts, colors, alignments)

  • Custom background(s) and overlay(s) can be added on the final picture

  • All settings available in a configuration file (most common options in a graphical interface)

  • Highly customizable thanks to its plugin system, you can install plugins developed by the community from PyPI or develop your own plugin.




Here is a list of known plugins compatible with Pibooth

Pibooth organisation’s plugin

Third-party plugins

Third-party plugins can be found on GitHub or on plugins on PyPI. Here is a short list:


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