If you are looking for more features, priority support, please consider rtMedia-PRO. rtMedia-PRO is premium & open-source (and of-course GPL too).
rtMedia is the only complete media solution for WordPress, BuddyPress and bbPress.
Built with a mobile-first approach, it works on mobile/tablet devices (like iPhone/iPad, Android).
If you're in a hurry, you can skip the long list of features in subsequent sections and just explore live demos!
Since rtMedia has many features video doesn't include all features:
- Free Audio/Video conversion - rtCamp (company behind rtMedia) has setup dedicated servers to provide free audio/video encoding services for all sites running rtMedia.
- WordPress Integration - Display media on WordPress author pages ( eg: http://demo.rtcamp.com/rtmedia/author/admin/media/ )
- BuddyPress Integration - Find a new media tab under BuddyPress Profiles & Groups.
- BuddyPress Activity Stream - Attach media to activity status updates just like Facebook.
- Albums - Organise media into manageable collections. BuddyPress Group albums support collaboration.
- Responsive - Album Slideshow (Lightbox), video player, uploads work on mobiles & tablets. Support for swipe guestures.
- Privacy - Control who can see media files, albums and BuddyPress activities.
- Templating system - Completely customise rtMedia by modifying the template files. Just copy over the template folder to your theme.
- Featured Media - This can be used for facebook-style cover photo on profiles.
- rtMedia Uploader - Use
[rtmedia_uploader] shortcode or
<?php rtmedia_uploader() ?> template tag, to show drag-n-drop uploader in any WordPress area (post, page, custom-post, etc).
- rtMedia Gallery - Display media gallery anywhere on your site using
[rtmedia_gallery] shortcode or
<?php rtmedia_gallery ?> template tag.
- RSS Feed/Podcasting Support - Integrates RSS Feed Support that can be used for podcasting to listen audio and video to your podcast supported player(e.g. iTunes).
- WordPress Comment Attachment - Attach photos, videos, music, documents and other files to native WordPress comments.
- bbPress Integration - Integrates with profiles. Also adds attachment support for topics and replies.
- Moderation Feature - "Report Abuse" button for users. Interface to manage reported media and optionally block users from future uploads.
- MyCRED/CubePoints Integration - You can reward users for media uploads. Out of box integration for MyCRED and CubePoints.
- Document and other fie types support - Support for PDF, PPT, DOC, XLS and any other file type you want to allow uploading.
- Album Privacy - Album-level privacy makes it easy to manage content.
- Audio Playlist - Playlist support for media. Direct exporting of playlist to iTunes comptaible format supported.
- Sidebar Widgets - Add sidebar widgets for recent, most popular media gallery and quick upload.
- Post-editor Button - Includes tinymce button to insert gallery and uploader on any WordPress page.
- Star-Rating Option - Classic 5-star rating option. You can choose between Facebook-style "like" or "star-rating".
- Global Albums - Create list of predefined albums. Optionally disable new album-creation by user.
- Premium 1-on-1 support - From backend of your WordPress, you can send raise direct support requests, feature requests, report bugs.
- Automatic Updates - rtMedia-PRO will see releases at regular intervals. So automatic updates is a must and it's already there.
rtMedia has 3 premium solutions to take care of audio/video conversion.
- Audio/Video Encoding Service - If free plan is not enough for you, there is monthly subscription service also. Easiest to setup.
- FFMPEG-Addon - Requires FFMPEG & Media-Node installed on a VPS/Dedicated server.
- Kaltura-Addon - Requires a Kaltura.com account or Kaltura-CE or Kaltura-on-Prem server.
Comparison of audio/video encoding solutions can be found here.
rtMedia Premium Addons for Photos
- Instagram-Effects - Users can apply Instagram like filters to photos.
- Photo-Tagging - Users can tag their friends/other users in photos.
- Photo-Watermark - rtMedia Photo Watermark add-on let you watermarked or copyright your uploaded photos.)
- Membership - It provides membership functionality in your site.