I am looking for a software center program based in PHP. It should be able to host files for downloading, have descriptions, and (preferably) have custom fields.

This is going to be used in a web portal to provide free software downloads to users of an intranet.

The software NEEDS to be free, and preferably open source.

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The magic search term that you are looking for is CMS - Content Management System. There are a large number available, in various languages including PHP, such as:


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    And how does "such as" fit the requirements? Your answer leaves that open, and thus is rather a comment ;) CMS in general is not primarily targeted at "download center for software", so that would be a bit broad – plus might be killing flies using atomics. Might not apply to the product you mentioned, but you didn't explain ;)
    – Izzy
    Commented Aug 24, 2014 at 18:59
  • I currently use a CMS, but it's a big pain to create a page for EACH PROGRAM. I would like to have something that does it automatically. Meaning, I upload a program, add a title, add a description, and maybe add a serial key (corporate software). I do NOT want to create each page by hand.
    – Kaz Wolfe
    Commented Aug 24, 2014 at 19:11
  • This is what scripting is for! Commented Aug 24, 2014 at 19:55

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