VideoSWS*

HTML5 Video Player Comparison

* See What Sucks

O hai.

We’ll help you choosing the best HTML5 based video player for your next project.

Last update: 2016-10-20

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Flash fallbackUnified LookAPIResponsiveSkinnableEmbeddable<audio> readyPlattformsJS libraryHostingLicenseCMS pluginTrue fullscreenKeyboard controlARIASubtitlesChaptersPlaylistsSpeed controlQuality controlHLSDash
Able PlayeryesyesnonoyesnoyesYouTubejQueryself-hostedMITyesyesyesyesyesyesyesnonono
afterglowyesyesyesunifiedyesyesnonoYouTubeself-hosted or cloudMITyesyesnoyesnononoyesnono
Bitmovin Adaptive Streaming Playeryesyesyesunifiedyesyesnoyesself-hosted or cloudcustomWordpressyesyesnoyesnonoyesyesyesyes
jvideoplayernonoyesunifiedyesyesnonojQueryself-hostedWTFPLyesnonoyesnononononono
leanbackyesyesyesunifiednoyesnoyesself-hostedGNU GPLWordpress, Joomlayesyesnoyesyesyesnoyesnono
mediaelement.jsStar SymbolyesyesyesunifiedyesyesnoyesYouTubejQueryself-hostedMITWordpress, Drupal, Joomla, Typo3yesyesnoyesyesnononoyesno
OzPlayeryesyesnoyesyesnonoYouTube, Vimeoself-hosted or cloudcustomWordpressyesyesyesyesnononononono
ProjekktoryesyesyesunifiednoyesnoyesYouTubejQueryself-hostedGNU GPLWordpressyesnonoyesnoyesnoyesnono
Radiant Media Playeryesyesyesunifiedyesyesyesyesself-hosted or cloudcustomyesyesnoyesnoyesyesyesyesyes
THEOplayerStar Symbolnonoyesyesyesnoyesself-hosted or cloudcustomyesyesnoyesyesyesyesyesyesyes
Viblast PlayerStar Symbolyesyesyesunifiedyesyesnoyesself-hosted or cloudcustomyesyesnoyesyesnoyesyesyesyes