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    What are the best VideoJS alternatives?

    VideoJS is described as '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' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to VideoJS for a variety of platforms, including Self-Hosted solutions, Online / Web-based, jQuery, JavaScript and SaaS. The best alternative is FV Player, which is free. Other great apps like VideoJS are Plyr (Free, Open Source), afterglow (Free, Open Source), BridTV (Freemium) and JW Player (Paid).

    This page was last updated May 18, 2022
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    • FreeOpen Source
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    VideoJS is an HTML5 Video Player, built with Javascript and CSS, with a fallback to a Flash video player for when the...
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Windows Mobile
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Chrome OS
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      • Self-Hosted
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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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      A simple, accessible and customizable HTML5 media player.
      Plyr vs VideoJS opinions
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      It includes many of the same features of VideoJS, and is the most attractive alternative other than afterglow.
      Positive comment about 5 years ago

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      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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      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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      The JW Player is an embeddable media player for web sites, supporting many commonly-used audio and video formats.
      JW Player vs VideoJS opinions
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      Too hard to get the standalone player, coerced into buying hosting.
      Negative comment over 5 years ago

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      • FreeOpen Source
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      • TYPO3
      • Drupal
      • Joomla
      • BlogEngine.NET
      • Plone
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      HTML5 video player with Flash and Silverlight fallbacks making it compatible with any browser.
    1. 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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      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.
    2. 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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      html5media is a JavaScript library that enables every browser to play the media defined inside the HTML5 media tags.
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