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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, JavaScript and Windows. The best alternative is VideoJS, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Accessible HTML5 Video Player are Able Player, FV Player, Plyr and JW Player.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Online
  • Self-Hosted
  • JavaScript

A lightweight HTML5 video player which includes support for captions and screen reader accessibility. For details, read the...

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    VideoJS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    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.

    ⚫︎ LightweightVideoJS consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableVideoJS is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
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    Able Player

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    • Wordpress
    • GitHub

    Able Player is a fully accessible cross-browser media player. It uses the HTML5 <audio> or <video> element for browsers that support them, and (optionally) the JW Player as a fallback for those that don’t.

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    FV Player

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Windows Mobile
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • Wordpress

    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.

    ⚫︎ CustomizableFV Player is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ LightweightFV Player consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    Plyr

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • JavaScript

    A simple, accessible and customizable HTML5 media player.

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    JW Player

    • 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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    On HTML5


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    BridTV

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    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.

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    Flowplayer

    • Online

    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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    MediaElement.js

    • 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.

    ⚫︎ LightweightMediaElement.js consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  9. Html5media

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online

    html5media is a JavaScript library that enables every browser to play the media defined inside the HTML5 media tags.

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    afterglow

    • 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.

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    Discontinued

    Webste doesn't exist anymore

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