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Welcome to Plumi

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.

Plumi is set for release mid-June 2007. You can see an operational version at

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.

Further Info

You can get involved in Plumi development by:

  • going to #plumi and #plone4artists at
  • by emailing contact@…
  • by joining the discussion list
  • submitting any bugs or enhancements to our tracker - PLEASE check the listing first to check the issue hasn't already been ticketed.