O hai.

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

Last update: 2015-06-01

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


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

New page, new players!

We are currently working on a new comparison chart. In the meantime, you might check six new players which might or might not suck:

OzPlayer // Able Player // MFP Accessible Video Player // THEOplayer // Plyr // amalia.js // viblast // playwire

Message from 2015-11-30


Very well documented, clean look and easy to implement. Great playlist feature and lots of active development. Great!