A developers comparison of currently available HTML5 video players.

There are a lot of "off-the-shelf" video players out there, but not all are equal, and some suit some usage scenarios better than others. This page compares a the most popular current players, including filesizes, ease of use, extendability, license etc

MediaElementJs VideoJS SublimeVideo Acorn Player FlowPlayer JMediaElement jPlayer JWPlayer Projekktor CodoPlayer Features Matrix

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Roll over a column header to see which feature is indicated.

Red = NO support ( -1 point),Orange = PARTIAL support, PAID option, or needs dev effort. ( +1 point)
Green = SUPPORT ( +5 points) , Blue = Unknown ( 0 points)

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Current "Smart Player"
MediaElementJS
VideoJS
SublimeVideo
Acorn Player
FlowPlayer
JMediaElement
jPlayer
JWPlayer
Projekktor
CodoPlayer