Media management has been at the core of discussions within the Drupal community from developers to site builders. If you are new to Drupal you will notice that the file management system is very basic at best and may not solve all your media handling requests right out of the box.
If you are looking for a way to handle videos, images or 3rd party data from websites such as: youtube, flickr, vimeo the Drupal contribution section has a few modules to solve that problem. The follow list below comprises of several media handling modules to make media assets easier to work with within a Drupal environment.
Scald is an innovative take on how to handle Media Atoms in Drupal. According to it's Drupal product page, scald features:
The key selling point to Mediabox is its ability to do inline cropping. Mediabox also comes with bulk upload functionality and aggregated control of library images. If you're site relies heavily on images this may be a good solution to fit your needs.
The Media Gallery modules uses the Media module, previously mentioned, to provide a rich media gallery. This module currently supports images and youtube videos and is a great add on to the Media Module.
Our last module on list is an interesting one. The video module allows you to upload and play videos in any web compatible format. The best part about this module is that it's mobile ready, meaning all videos uploaded will be compatible with cell phone devices. As an added bonus the video module comes with an embed video option allowing content creators to add videos directly into their content.