Flash is dead, web-video technology is growing extremely fast by prioritizing UX (User Experience), especially for mobile users that need responsive video player for user comfort when playing online video. There are a lots of HTML5 and jQuery video players available with a wide range of plugin customization without limits that allow web developers to make a website video player more easy to use by users.
In a previous post we have to show you collection of jQuery plugin for displaying image galleries, simple photo sliders and jquery content sliders (tutorial) for you, and in today’s post, we have a collection of jQuery video players that useful to play a various video file types and embedding streaming video from Youtube, Vimeo, etc.
You’ll find free web video player built-in jQuery, HTML5, and Bootstrap. All of this plugin will allow you to add video easily to any web pages and customize the user interface of video player will appear to users.
Video.js is a free video player based on jQuery to play flash and HTML5. You can also embed a video from popular video streaming sites like Vimeo and Youtube. It supports video playback on desktops and mobile devices.
- License: Apache License V.2.0
- Developer: Brightcove, Inc
Bootstrap video player jQuery plugin
As a name suggest, it’s a free HTML5 video player plugin for jQuery based on bootstrap user interface. The UI design of this jQuery video can be customized with CSS, you can also put multiple web videos in a single page. This bootstrap video player has basic player module like pause/play button, progress bar, video timer, volume value, full screen and auto play button.
- License: $0 / Free
- Developer: html5-ninja
Video LightBox JS
- License: FREE for non-commercial use
- Developer: Video LightBox Software
Royal Video Player
Royal Video Player is a premium responsive jQuery video player that will work great on any devices (Mobile and it has built-in a HTML5 Youtube video engine. Support for unlimited playlists and each playlist can have unlimited videos and built-in sharing button.
- License: Regular License
- Developer: FWDesign
- License: MIT
- Developer: Happyworm Ltd
Open Standard Media (OSM) Player
OSM a.k.a Open Standard Media Player is a versatile web jQuery / HTML5 video player that you can to dynamically deliver any type of web media, including HTML5, YouTube, Vimeo, Limelight CDN, Kaltura, and Flash.
- License: open source (MIT)
- Developer: Travis Tidwell
MediaElement.js is a complete HTML/CSS audio/video player built on top MediaElement.js and jQuery. It has many features and you can use this jquery video player as wordpress plugin.
- License: MIT
- Developer: John Dyer
Vide is useful jQuery plugin to develop a website with video background. The layout of video background will resize automatically when the container resizes. This plugin work great in any modern desktop browsers.
- License: MIT License (MIT)
- Developer: Ilya Makarov