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    JW Player Alternatives

    JW Player is described as 'The JW Player is an embeddable media player for web sites, supporting many commonly-used audio and video formats' and is an app in the video & movies category. There are more than 25 alternatives to JW Player for a variety of platforms, including Self-Hosted solutions, Online / Web-based, JavaScript, jQuery and Wordpress. The best alternative is CONTUS VPlayed. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try BridTV or VideoJS. Other great apps like JW Player are FV Player, Plyr, MediaElement.js and Flowplayer.

    JW Player is mainly a Video Streaming App but alternatives to it may also be Live Streaming Tools and Services. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of JW Player.
    This page was last updated May 26, 2022
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    The JW Player is an embeddable media player for web sites, supporting many commonly-used audio and video formats.
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    1. CONTUS VPlayed is an End-to-end video streaming solution for building an OTT platform with 100% customization as per the business needs. Our solution is leveraged to Elearning, Entertainment , Fitness, Sports & Religious.
      CONTUS VPlayed vs JW Player opinions
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      rossm9050 For their timely delivery of a worthy and profitable movie streaming platform. They have such a dynamic technical team that strives for delivering quality and success.
      Positive comment 6 months ago

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      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.
      BridTV vs JW Player opinions
      Almost everyone thinks BridTV is a great alternative to JW Player.
      huntertwee More affordable. Overall better support. Easier to use and implement to your website. Backfill monetization option.
      Positive comment almost 5 years ago

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      Same features, better prices.
      Positive comment almost 5 years ago

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    2. 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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      Most users think VideoJS is a great alternative to JW Player.
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      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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      Much easier to use, the UX is much better, and you can add playlists from your WordPress dashboard instead of having to go to JW Player's dashboard.
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

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      A simple, accessible and customizable HTML5 media player.
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      Accessible and free open source.
      Positive comment almost 4 years ago

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      • TYPO3
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      HTML5 video player with Flash and Silverlight fallbacks making it compatible with any browser.
    3. 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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      html5media is a JavaScript library that enables every browser to play the media defined inside the HTML5 media tags.
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      Allows you to customize and rebrand your YouTube videos on your site. Unlimited skinning options and colors through our config tool. Use Empora to brand your embedded YouTube videos and make it look amazing. No ads before, after or on your videos.
    4. 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.
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