5 Cool jQuery Media Plugins

Sam Deering

Another set of pretty cool jQuery Media Plugins that will work really well for your media needs. Displays YouTube videos and iFrames with better animations, a slideshow that plays song as background music, an audio player with realistic controls, etc… Enjoy!

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