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Phraseanet Documentation

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Vous consultez actuellement la version 3.7. Consulter une autre version :


Phraseanet is supposed to work on an AMP system, which configuration has to be checked.

HTTP Server

One of these


Phraseanet requires an InnoDB storage engine. We strongly recommend MariaDB as a replacement for MySQL.

  • MariaDB >= 5.1


Phraseanet Specific

  • PHP-phrasea Extension

    You have to install PHP-Phrasea to use Phraseanet.

    Download and Install :

git clone php-phrasea
cd php-phrasea
make install
  • Phraseanet Indexer

    It is our Index engine. It is required for thesaurus and full-text indexation.

git clone phraseanet_indexer
cd phraseanet_indexer
autoreconf --force --install
sudo make install


On Unix / GNU-Linux systems, it is necessary to enable locales to use Phraseanet in your languages.

Debian example :

dpkg-reconfigure locales

Ubuntu example :

  • Activate via /etc/locale.gen
  • Execute /usr/sbin/locale-gen


Locales must be in UTF-8.

Third Party Programs

To generate subviews, Phraseanet uses third party programs, depending on their type

  • Imagemagick >= 6.3.7 Thumbnails and previews extraction from bitmap.
  • Ufraw ImageMagick deleagtion for RAW images
  • FFmpeg <= 0.8, Mplayer Previews and Thumbnails extraction from videos and audios.
  • Ghostscript >= 9 Previews and thumbnails extraction from graphix vectors and postscript.
  • XPDF Text extraction from PDFs.
  • SWFTools Previews and thumbnails extraction from Adobe Flash files.
  • Exiftool RDF metadatas extraction.
  • Unoconv Preview and thumbnails extraction from office documents.
  • MP4Box Preview extraction from videos.

API keys (optional)

  • Youtube
  • Dailymotion
  • FlickR
  • Recpatcha