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Plumi is a GPL licensed video sharing Content Management System based on Plone and produced by the EngageMedia collective. Plumi enables you to create your own sophisticated video sharing site; by adding it to an existing Plone instance you can quickly have a wide array of functionality to facilitate video distribution and community creation.


On top of the out-of-the-box Plone functionality Plumi adds the following features:

  • Video uploading in any format (over http)
  • Automatic server-side flash transcoding and embedded playback PlumiIndytube
  • Expanded video metadata set
  • Classifications system into country, genre and topic
  • RSS2 feeds with media enclosures (or "vodcasts") created automatically from taxonomy items - eg country, genre, member, topic, or through creating custom smart folders * Tagging
  • Playback of Quicktime, Flash video, Real and Windows Media within the browser
  • Custom templates for browsing videos
  • Custom profile page for site members with personal latest videos vodcast feed
  • Open Content Licensing including Creative Commons (through their API), the GNU Free Documentation License and the ability to add your own custom licenses

Future features will include:

  • Automatic creation and seeding of BitTorrent files upon video upload
  • Large video file delivery
  • Mobile phone uploads and downloads
  • Custom calendar
  • Donations system for contributors and online purchasing
  • Integration with gnutella and other p2p networks
  • Collaborative film production tools

A demo of the package can be seen at Out-of-the-box Plumi however comes with the default Plone skin and some basic templates to build your own design upon.


* SVN:

Further Info

Video sites using Plumi

Sites using Plone/Zope

See also