LeanBack Player Alternatives

    LeanBack Player is described as 'Javascript based HTML5 Video and Audio Media Player UI that uses build-in HTML5 <video> and <audio> element functionality of standard browsers, platforms and devices'. There are more than 25 alternatives to LeanBack Player for a variety of platforms, including Self-Hosted solutions, Online / Web-based, jQuery, JavaScript and Wordpress. The best alternative is VideoJS, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like LeanBack Player are Plyr (Free, Open Source), JW Player (Paid), MediaElement.js (Free, Open Source) and Flowplayer (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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      • 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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      • 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.
    2. 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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      • 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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    3. 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.
    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.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • JavaScript
      • AngularJS
      Videogular is an HTML5 video player for AngularJS. Videogular is a wrapper over the HTML5 video tag, so you just could add whatever you want. This provides a very powerful, but simple to use solution, for everybody. You can see a demo here:...
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