playSMS latest stable release version 1.4.5

playSMS development version 1.5.0-beta4

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playSMS is a free and open source SMS management software, a web interface for SMS gateways and bulk SMS services.

Feature Highlights

  • Multiple database engine supported (using included PHP PEAR DB)
  • Send SMS to single mobile phone
  • Send SMS broadcasted to a group of mobile phones, or SMS bulk
  • Support sending text, flash and unicode messages
  • Capable of handling large amount of SMS (a user tested 200k SMS a day)
  • Receive private SMS to Inbox and forward it to email (mobile2web) and user’s mobile phone
  • Forward single SMS from mobile to a group of mobile phones
  • Provides SMS to email and email to SMS by polling mailbox
  • SMS autoreply, for easy autoreplying formatted incoming SMS
  • SMS board, forward received SMS to email, export output in JSON and a few other formats
  • SMS command, execute server side shell script using SMS
  • SMS custom, forward incoming SMS to custom apps, locally or hosted on external URL
  • SMS poll, manage polling system using SMS, export output in graph, JSON and other formats
  • SMS quiz, serve quizzes on SMS
  • SMS subscribe, manage user subscribes to a service using SMS
  • SMS sync to utilize SMSSync app from smssync.ushahidi.com
  • Blacklist, stoplist and firewall plugin for SMS services protections
  • Create your own features, tools, themes and gateway modules as a plugin
  • Supports Gammu, Kannel, SMS Server Tools, Jasmin, Playnet, Uplink, and several SMS service providers
  • Supports multiple active SMSC
  • Supports simulation gateway for testing incoming and outgoing SMS
  • Route outgoing SMS by prefix
  • Route outgoing SMS per user
  • Route incoming SMS to users or URL
  • Webservices for sending SMS, retrieving delivery reports, checking credits and more
  • Long SMS support, length of text is configurable
  • Rate SMS by destination prefix
  • SMS credit system per user
  • Multiple SMSC activated and routable
  • Timezone settings
  • Multi-language user interface (English, French, Bahasa Indonesia, Russian and a few others)
  • Easily add new language for user interface
  • Web-based interface
  • Android app for playSMS available on Google Play Store
  • Multi-domain from single playSMS installation with site branding for reseller supports


playSMS is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

playSMS is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with playSMS.
If not, see http://www.gnu.org/licenses/

You may find detail information about GPLv3 here:

The GPLv3 full text is included in file LICENSE.md


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