If you’re looking for a free and fully customizable web-based photo gallery solution, MediaGoblin is an open source and freely distributed software project based on open-source technologies. It similar to existing multimedia services, such as Flickr, Picasa, YouTube, SoundCloud and SmugMug.
A media publishing platform
MediaGoblin is a media publishing platform that can be installed and used by anyone without prior knowledge about installing a web-based multimedia content hosting platform. You can think of it as the perfect solution for displaying and sharing your media files, including photos, videos and music.
Explore, create or conserve media files
The software allows you to effortlessly create your own image gallery and share it with friends and family, as well as to explore the galleries of other MediaGoblin users. New galleries can be created by gathering media files from existing galleries or by uploading media files.
It can run locally, standalone or on a shared service
You can install the MediaGoblin script on your own server and integrated with your existing website, as a multimedia gallery. The project can run locally, standalone or on a share service, in the cloud.
Supports a wide range of media types
It has been designed from the offset to be different from similar product, supporting audio files, presentations, books, videos, ASCII art or even 3D models. Another interesting feature is the built-in multimedia transcoding functionality that will convert your files on the fly.
Is built with extensibility in mind
MediaGoblin is built with extensibility in mind, which means that you can easily add support for other media types, add support for other multimedia services, as well as to integrate it with other applications.
It’s a decentralized software
The application is decentralized and built for extensibility, supporting a wide range of media types, including videos. It is part of the GNU project and developed by a community of talended people.