Accessible HTML5 Video Player Alternatives

    Accessible HTML5 Video Player is described as 'A lightweight HTML5 video player which includes support for captions and screen reader accessibility. For details, read the blog post Introducing an Accessible HTML5 Video Player on the PayPal Engineering blog' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Accessible HTML5 Video Player for a variety of platforms, including Self-Hosted solutions, Online / Web-based, jQuery, Wordpress and JavaScript. The best alternative is VideoJS, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Accessible HTML5 Video Player are FV Player (Freemium), Plyr (Free, Open Source), BridTV (Freemium) and JW Player (Paid).

    This page was last updated Sep 21, 2020

    1. VideoJS is an HTML5 Video Player, built with Javascript and CSS, with a fallback to a Flash video player for when the browser doesn't support HTML5 video.
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    2. WordPress's most reliable, easy to use and feature-rich video player. Features responsive design, playlists, ads, stats, Vimeo, YouTube, S3, Cloudfront and CDN support. AB loop, speed controls.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • JavaScript
      Why? We wanted a lightweight, accessible and customizable media player that supports modern browsers. Sure, there are many other players out there but we wanted to keep things simple, using the right elements for the job.
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    3. Online video player platform and video monetization solution. Free online video player platform (OVP) to manage, transcode and host your videos with support for HTML5 and Flash video advertising.
      • Windows
      • Online
      The JW Player is an embeddable media player for web sites, supporting many commonly-used audio and video formats.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      • TYPO3
      • Drupal
      • Joomla
      • BlogEngine.NET
      • Plone
      • Wordpress
      • jQuery
      • RubyGems
      HTML5 video player with Flash and Silverlight fallbacks making it compatible with any browser. - HTML5 audio and video players in pure HTML and CSS.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • JavaScript
      A few years ago, there was a new video player around, called SublimeVideo. It was a breeze to integrate, reliable, free to use and worked out of the box. Sadly, times change.

      Discontinued

      Webste doesn't exist anymore

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    4. Flowplayer is an online video platform for broadcasters, publishers, and media houses. It gives you top ranking ad fill rates and the best-of-breed live streaming.
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    5. html5media is a JavaScript library that enables every browser to play the media defined inside the HTML5 media tags.
      • FreemiumOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      The Kaltura Player leads the industry in flexibility, ease of customization, plug-in offerings and loading speed.
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