The forked_daapd integration allows you to control your forked-daapd server from Home Assistant. This integration can control the forked-daapd outputs (zones) with limited playback control (play/pause, previous/next track) and media info support. Playlist manipulation is not supported.


The forked_daapd integration requires a forked-daapd server built with libwebsockets enabled, version >= 27.0.


To add forked-daapd to your installation, go to Configuration >> Integrations in the UI, click the button with + sign and from the list of integrations select forked-daapd.


Once the forked-daapd integration is set up, outputs will automatically be loaded from the server and added to HA in real time.


As forked-daapd supports playing audio input via a pipe, this integration supports the forwarding of basic player controls (play, pause, next track, previous track) directly to the pipe’s source. Currently only the pipe source librespot-java is supported. To use this, configure your forked-daapd server to autostart pipes and name your librespot-java pipe “librespot-java” (accompanying metadata is also supported through forked-daapd via a metadata pipe named”librespot-java.metadata”). The forked-daapd integration will find the librespot-java pipe in the database and will set it up as a source.


The forked-daapd integration will treat playlists in the database as sources. The number of playlists shown as sources can be set in the integration’s configuration options.