Screenly Open Source Edition

Find out more about Screenly Open Source Edition with pricing information and frequently asked questions.

Updated on June 4th, 2019

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Screenly Open Source Edition is a digital signage software that offers live dashboards, content scheduling and remote display management, among other features.

Screenly Open Source Edition Pricing:

Plan Name



$19.95 /mo.


$99.95 /mo.


$199.95 /mo.


$799.95 /mo.

Screenly Open Source Edition Reviews
Screenly Open Source Edition Summary:

Pros: Free of charge and offers basic digital signage functions.

Cons: Limited features and requires IT expertise to run.

Bottomline: Ideal for someone with a technical background who wants to simply deploy digital signage on a single screen.

Screenly Open Source Edition Key Information:


Alexander Ljungberg, Viktor Petersson




London, England


Viktor Petersson


Screenly Open Source Edition News and Activity:


News and Activity

November 20, 2018

A new partnership between data visualization and digital signage

February 28, 2018

Screenly 2 takes SoC digital signage to new levels

Screenly Open Source Edition FAQs:

What is Screenly Open Source Edition's price range?

Screenly Open Source Edition pricing ranges from $19.95 to $799.95 per month.

Is there a Screenly Open Source Edition free trial?

Screenly Open Source Edition offers a fully-featured 14-day free trial of its software.

Where can I find the Screenly Open Source Edition login?

Go to and click "Sign in" in the top-right corner of the homepage, or sign in directly here.

What are some Screenly Open Source Edition alternatives?

Screenly Open Source Edition Reviews:



fthiss -

I use Screenly Open Source Edition at several locations, it's easy to setup, reliable, and runs on an RPi

fierostetz -

raspberry pi's and screenly OS open source version works better for me because I have local access to all of them. The open source version can do a lot, give it a whirl. We had Mac minis behind every tv ($900 per TV) and switched to pi's and screenly, resulting in great savings and decreased power consumption.

thoskam -

We use Screenly OSE here at work. We have 5 tvs spaced down our main hall with a pi connected to each one. We use screenlyOSE to showcase work we've done. We upload all the media (jpgs and .mov's) to the pi directly in case internet goes out. We use a cron job to shut the video to the display off at 6pm (once theres no video source the TV's power down) and another cron job to reboot the pi (thus turning on the tv) at 7am in the morning.For the job it was built for it works pretty flawlessly.

sandyclaw5 -

I've researched the other sign systems mentioned here and thought I'd add a recommendation for Screenly OSE. It's the free open source version screenly. It has a simple web interface that does everything you need: uploading any combination of graphics, video, adding an external URL to display a web page. It runs everything local (except for the URL display) so it'll work completely stand alone. Configure the start and stop date and time, plus the duration for each scene. You can modify the order of the scenes by dragging their position in the list. There are no gimmicky fade in/out effects but if you're displaying videos, you could do a custom transition to a solid colour. Well supported community. Look for forum comments that show you how to add a password protect on the web admin, because out of the gates it has none. Not a problem for kiosk operation that is not networked. Good luck

amabob -

Try Screenly. The [Open Source Edition] ( is free, but the local web interface lacks a form of login, so it may not suit your needs. The paid version is remotely controllable via their servers. Regardless, it is the most user-friendly Raspberry Pi signage system that I have come across.