O hai.

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

Last update: 2013-12-18

Feedback on Twitter.

Let’s use the simple and easy-to-remember hashtag #videosws for feedback and news. See you there!

Credits.

VideoSWS was created and is maintained by Philip Bräunlich and Gerrit van Aaken. Demo video by MovieBrats.

JS
Library
Flash 1)
fallback
Unified 2)
Look/API
iOS
Support
True
Fullscreen
Keyboard
Control
Subtitles Playlists CMS
Plugin
Skinnable <audio> ready
JS
Library
Flash 1)
fallback
Unified 2)
Look/API
iOS
Support
True
Fullscreen
Keyboard
Control
Subtitles Playlists CMS
Plugin
Skinnable <audio> ready
jQ yes yes yes yes yes yes
yes yes yes yes yes yes medium
jQ yes yes yes yes yes yes yes Word Press yes
yes yes medium yes
Moo yes yes
jQ yes yes medium
jQ yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
jQ yes yes yes yes
jQ medium yes yes yes yes
jQ
yes yes yes medium plugin plugin yes WP,
Drupal
yes yes
jQ yes medium yes yes yes Media
Wiki
yes yes
yes yes yes yes yes yes yes WP yes yes
jQ yes yes yes yes yes yes WP,
Drupal
yes yes
Moo yes yes yes
jQ yes medium yes yes yes
jQ yes medium yes Drupal medium
yes yes yes yes
jQ yes yes yes yes yes medium yes Word
Press
yes yes
yes yes yes yes yes yes yes Word
Press
yes
medium yes yes medium yes yes yes
medium yes medium yes
yes yes yes yes yes Word
Press
yes
jQ yes medium yes yes yes yes yes Word
Press
yes

Sucks less than the others.
Somehow incomplete, broken or ugly.
1) Grey-checked players must be provided with both MP4 and OGG/WebM videos.
2) Same look for native and fallback. Control both with the same API commands.
*) Last update is looong ago.