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.
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
- 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.
- Social-Sync - It allows you to import media from your Facebook account.
- myCRED-Points - It allows you to integrate rtMedia with myCRED and award virtual points for various rtMedia activities, like media upload, likes, deleted, albums creation, playlist, etc.
- CubePoints - It allows you to integrate rtMedia with CubePoints and award virtual points for various rtMedia activities, like upload media, delete media, create albums, playlists, etc.
- Playlists - This plugin is used to create a playlist for uploaded music file with rtMedia.
- Favorites - This plugin allows users to create their own list of favorite media.
- Upload-Terms - This plugin is useful to set terms of services page on website during user upload media on website.
- Moderation - This plugin is for reporting media if user find offensive.
- Custom-Attributes - This plugin is for categorizing media using attributes defined by site owner when uploading.
- Docs-and-Other-files - This plugin allows uploading for doc, pdf and other file types such as zip, tar, etc.
- Default-Albums - This plugin allows the creation of multiple default albums for rtMedia uploads.
- Podcast-Feed - Read rtMedia uploads from iTunes as well as any RSS feed-reader/podcasting software.
- Restrictions - Site admin can set limits in terms of total size & file count.
- bbPress-Attachments - Attach media files to bbPress forum topics and replies.
- WordPress-Sitewide-Gallery - Site admin can create and upload media into WordPress album.
- WordPress-Comment-Attachments - Allow users to upload a media file in WordPress comment attachment box.
- Social-Sharing - Share uploaded media on social network sites like Facebook, twitter, linkedin, Google+. This addon integrate with rtSocial plugin.
- Sidebar-Widgets - This addon provide widgets to upload media and display gallery for rtMedia plugin.
- 5-Star-Ratings - User can rate the media files from 1 to 5 star.
- Edit-Mp3-Info-(ID3 Tags) - Allow user to edit MP3 FIle Audio tags (ID 3 tags).
- Sorting - Sort uploaded media based on file size, ascending/descending title, upload date of media.
- Bulk-Edit - Allow users to move files from one album to another, change attributes, change privacy, delete files in bulk.
- BuddyPress-Profile-Picture - Allow users to set their profile picture from existing uploaded media file.
- Album-Cover-Art - Allow users to set album cover from uploaded image.
- Direct-Download-Link - This addon provide a download button for all the uploaded media.
- Upload-by-URL - Allow users to upload media using absolute URL.
- Likes - This add-on let you know who liked media. User can also see which media file he/she liked under user profile.
- Activity-URL-Preview - This addon provides a preview of the URL that is shared and shows up on BuddyPress activity.
- View-Counter - Enable view count for all the uploaded media.
- Shortcode-Generator - The shortcode generator button added in WordPress post and page editor for all the rtMedia shortcodes.
- Album-Privacy - Set album privacy when user create new albums or edit album.
- BuddyPress-Group-Media-Control - Allow group owner to provide media upload feature for their group.
- Set-Custom-Thumbnail-for-Audio/Video - Allow media owner to change the thumbnail of uploaded audio/video files.