In today’s world, many website shows videos for different purposes. Till now, you mostly used Flash or some plugins to integrate videos on your website or blogs.
But, the latest trend in web development is about HTML5. Showing videos through HTML5 players is one of the most important and highlighted feature in this new technology. You can define HTML5 by saying that it is an alternative to Flash Player that works like the same way.
HTML5 can have some extra advantages than Flash player, which makes HTML5 more useful. The loading time is fast of HTML5 players, you can fast forward and rewind the video without waiting at video to buffer. These are some of its unique features which surely help HTML5 to keep ahead of Flash players.
So, in this article, I am compiling a list of great free tools that will help you to integrate video via HTML5 in your website or blog. These players also support Flash video in the case if your visitor’s browser doesn’t support HTML5.
Have a look on SaveDelete’s compilation of 7 best tools for integrating HTML5 video in your website or blogs.
3) Kaltura : Kaltura is a open-source video solution which has developed a full HTML5 Video Library – in use by Wikipedia – that works in ALL major browsers, even IE.
4) YouTube HTML5 Video Player : This is an opt-in experiment for HTML5 support on YouTube. If you are using a supported browser, you can choose to use the HTML5 player instead of the Flash player for most videos.
5) Video For Everybody : It simply a chunk of HTML code that embeds a video into a website using the HTML5
6) Open Standard (OSM) Media Player : Open Standard Media (OSM) Player is an all-in-one media player for the web. It is an industry changing, open source (GPLv3) media player that is written in jQuery to dynamically deliver any type of web media, including HTML5, YouTube, Vimeo, and Flash.
7) Degradable HTML5 Audio and Video : Embed video and audio on your website using shortcodes. The plugin enables HTML5 native playback for users with compatible browsers while offering an elegant degradation to other users through very lightweight Flash players. For HTML5 playback, it auto-detects and offers different alternatives, or degrades to Flash.
Vimeo has also rolled out beta version of HTML 5 player while Sublime Video from Jilion is coming soon for free and commercial use. If you know any other HTML5 player which you feel willbe best suited for this list, feel free to drop a link with your comment in the comments section below.