Plumi 4.1.1-Final

A new, stable release of the Plumi video sharing platform is now available. Plumi 4.1.1 contains a number of new user side features, including

  • Bittorrent: when you upload a video a bittorrent file is automatically created.
  • Plays/downloads on videos: videos now show the number of times they have been played and downloaded.
  • Low resolution version of video player: you now have the option to watch streaming video in a lower resolution.
  • Other videos by this member listed on video pages: thumbnail links to other videos you have contributed to the site.
  • Brazilian-Portuguese translation: The site is now available in Brazilian-Portuguese (obrigado Luciano De Fazio!).
  • Video listings now link prominently to member profile pages.
  • Paypal: you can now add your Paypal account to your profile page to accept donations.
  • Facebook/Twitter etc. accounts can be easily linked to from your profile page.
  • Profile page shows the most recent comments you have made.
  • Number of comments on an item are shown in video listings.

A full list of the changes can be found here.

You can see a demo version of the software at and a production site at

The code is available here in SVN:

Download available at

This release has been produced by EngageMedia in conjunction with Unweb and Dave Fregon.

Plumi 4.1 Rc1

The rc1 of the 4.1 version is now available. Key changes include

  • use multiple threads on mp4 transcoding
  • cross browser compatible video play and download count support using collective.piwik.flowplayer
  • remove stale rtorrent entry
  • upgrade step to create torrents for existing videos
  • add an exception to varnish for m4v files

A full list of closed tickets can be found here.

Code repository is at or check the page on

Working version can be seen at

Beta Announcement with further details

Final release imminent! Any testing much appreciated.

Big thanks to Unweb and Dave Fregon for making the release possible.