Raspberry Pi OS 64 Bit Installation
This labnote was last updated on 12/24/2020
Note the 32 bit version is the standard installation.
At this time the 64 bit version is in BETA.
Raspberry Pi OS 64 bit installation instructions can be found here:
Two components are required to install the Raspberry Pi OS
- Raspberry Pi Imager
- Rasbperry Pi OS image
Both items can be downloaded from the Raspberry Pi website
Raspberry Pi Imager can be found here:
Raspberry Pi OS 64bit (BETA) can be found here:
Raspberry PI OS 64bit discussion can be found here
This discussion includes some of the issue with the 64bit version.
After installation of the Raspberry Pi Imager
Start the application
Select Choose OS
Scroll down and select Use custom
Select the Raspberry Pi OS download
Select Choose SD
Select the SD card.
Confirm you have not selected other devices you do not want to erase.
Now wait… this take a little while... get a cup of coffee... call you mom....
Now just pop the SD card in your Raspberry Pi 3 or Raspberry Pi 4 and boot up and go through the setup procedure.