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5 HTML5 Video jQuery Plugins

By Sam Deering

Embedding videos using HTML5 could never be easier with these HTML5 Video jQuery Plugins. They use the awesome jQuery and HTML5 video/audio players, lightweight, easy to use and they have lots of options for customization. Enjoy!

1. FitVid JS

A lightweight, easy-to-use jQuery plugin for fluid width video embeds.

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2. jQPlayer

The main features of this plugin include the ability to customize the player controls and the ability to choose different quality versions of the same video.

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Source + Demo

3. jPlayer

A jQuery plugin, (and now a Zepto plugin,) jPlayer allows you to rapidly weave cross platform audio and video into your web pages.

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4. Bootstrap video player

A customizable HTML5 video player plugin for jQuery based on bootstrap UI.

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Source + Demo

5. MediaElement.js

HTML5 video and audio made easy. One file. Any browser. Same UI.

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Source + Demo

Sam Deering
Meet the author
Sam Deering is a Front-end Web Developer who specialises in JavaScript & jQuery. Sam is driven and passionate about sharing his knowledge to educate others.

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