Who hasn't wanted their own animated GIFs to play in a private desk museum? The future is now! Build this desktop Raspberry Pi picture frame to display animated GIFs in a slideshow on a color 2.8" TFT, in Chromium kiosk mode.

Start with a Pi Model B or Pi Model B+ and an Adafruit 2.8" PiTFT. With a liberal use of a dremel (or diagonal cutters) and a touch of overclocking, you too can achieve your dreams of collecting GIFs and entertaining yourself to no end. Find inspiration. Use Sugru.

There is a very minimal amount of code involved with this project. It would be difficult to actually do less adjustment to a Raspberry Pi, and not see as dramatic of results.

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For this project, you will need:

This guide was first published on Jan 13, 2015. It was last updated on Jan 13, 2015.
This page (Overview) was last updated on Aug 26, 2020.