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Plumi 3.0-Final Released!!

This post was previously published in the official Plumi blog

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 new release can be downloaded at http://plone.org/products/plumi/releases/3.0-Final or via svn at https://svn.plone.org/svn/collective/plumi.buildout/tags/3.0/

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 a thumbnail image from the 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 users interested in 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 irc.freenode.net #plumi or join the discussion or announcement lists.

A working version of Plumi 3.0 can be seen at https://engagemedia.org and http://demo.plumi.org

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

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