8 best PHP Media libraries in 2023
by Open Weaver kits ✔ Updated: Feb 10, 2023
PHP Media is an open source library for the PHP programming language that provides a platform for development of media applications to process and manipulate media files. PHP Media is used by hundreds of thousands of developers and has been downloaded over 20 million times. PHP Media supports all major image formats including JPEG, PNG, GIF, TIFF and BMP; audio formats including MP3, OGG Vorbis, WAV and AIFF; video formats including MPEG-4 (H.264), WebM (VP8) and Theora/Vorbis; and container formats such as MKV, OGM, M2TS and FLV. They are a powerful tool that can be used on many different platforms. The best part about these libraries is that they are free to download and use. Popular PHP Media open source libraries for developers include: laravel-auth - Laravel 8 with user authentication; befriended - Eloquent Befriended brings social medialike features like following; wp-sync-db-media-files - Sync media libraries between WordPress installations.
Laravel 10 with user authentication, registration with email confirmation, social media authentication, password recovery, and captcha protection. Uses offical [Bootstrap 4](http://getbootstrap.com). This also makes full use of Controllers for the routes, templates for the views, and makes use of middleware for routing. 5 Minutes Stand-up time.
Eloquent Befriended brings social media-like features like following, blocking and filtering content based on following or blocked models.
PHP 740 Version:4.1.0 License: Permissive (Apache-2.0)
Sync media libraries between WordPress installations - an addon for wp-sync-db
PHP 504 Version:Current License: Strong Copyleft (GPL-2.0)
Attach files to eloquent models
PHP 324 Version:v0.5.0 License: Permissive (MIT)
Network Media Library plugin for WordPress Multisite
PHP 213 Version:1.5.0 License: Permissive (MIT)
Share a media library across the WordPress Multisite network
PHP 192 Version:0.2.0 License: Strong Copyleft (GPL-2.0)
A PHP library to deal with all those media services around, parsing their URLs and displaying their audios/videos.
PHP 166 Version:0.5.8 License: Permissive (MIT)
Uses local media when it's available, and uses the production server for rest.
PHP 147 Version:Current License: Strong Copyleft (GPL-3.0)