Plumi 3.0 Released

by Andrew May 20, 2010
EngageMedia and Unweb are pleased to announce the release of Plumi 3.0. Plumi 3.0 is a major new release of the video sharing platform that is built on the Plone open source content management system.

The EngageMedia site was recently updated to the new release and you can check out the list of improvements further down the page.

The new release can be downloaded at or via svn at

Accompanying the release is also an extensive user, administrator and developer manual, available both in English and Indonesian.

Plumi 3.0 includes the following enhancements on top of the already existing Plone and Plumi functionality.

  • upgraded to latest Plone stable release – 3.3.5
  • auto-creation of thumbnail image from uploaded video
  • large file uploads – integrated FTP support
  • Ogg transcoded version for download or playing in the browser
  • html5 support
  • Built in blob support to improve large file handling
  • New, more stable and configurable transcoding framework (Transcode Daemon)
  • Updated flowplayer
  • Auto extraction of video duration
  • Number of videos in each listing now displayed
  • Ability to look up other user interested same topic areas
  • Indonesian translation of Plumi and Plone interface
  • Built in content translation via LinguaPlone
  • Ability to rate content
  • Increased flash player size and quality
  • Ability to add related items, location information and language when publishing a video
  • Auto-notifications on retraction or rejection of content
  • New cleaner design
  • Date of release now goes back to 1960
  • All earthly countries are now included in taxonomy by default
  • Ajaxification of commenting including profile thumbnails associated with comments

If you’d like to get involved in Plumi development please make contact at #plumi or join the discussion or announcement lists.

A working version of Plumi 3.0 can be seen at and also

Thanks to all the developers, testers and coordinators who made this much awaited release possible!