By | March 26, 2011

PHPMotion script is a good resource for video sharing application and our lot of customers using it adequately. The most important thing about this script is that it is updated with time to time and it’s free to use as well. Hence, it is helpful for improving performance and fixing any security loop holes.

You can say this media sharing content management system (in short – Video CMS), which is also free to use and it supports other types of media as well (mp3 audio sharing). This software allows you to create and run your own video sharing website such as music, and picture sharing website. To run PHPMotion based website is very simply and if you have a adequate knowledge the can produce fine results with it. In addition, it’s very easy to run your own video website like YouTube, Daily Motion, etc….

In terms of web hosing solution, dedicated server is highly recommended with essential modules,  because video files requires high amount of web server resources. Thus, you need to have enough resources allotted to your web hosting account so processing of the all video request of your website will run smoothly. However, if your website is not heavily loaded with video files, then you can use VPS or Cloud hosting solution.

Key Features that are included with PHPMotion

Uploading, Managing, and deletion of audio and video files.
Embedding of flash videos from YouTube
Creation of Photo Galleries
Inbuilt Blogging Tools
Creation and management of groups and members profile
Internal Email Messaging

According to PHPMotion’s official website following requirements are recommended.

  • Linux/Unix based web server
  • PHP 4.3 and above (including support of CLI)
  • MySQL database server
  • LAME MP3 Encoder
  • Libogg + Libvorbis
  • Mencoder and also Mplayer
  • FFMpeg-PHP
  • GD Library 2 or higher
  • Be able to run background processes

PHP Settings

  • open_basedir = (no value)
  • upload_max_filesize = 100M
  • post_max_size = 100M
  • max_execution_time = 1500
  • session.gc_maxlifetime = 14000
  • safe_mode = off
  • Thread saftery = disabled
  • enable_dl = On