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Plyr - Fully Customisable HTML5 Media Player

Written by Kevin Liew on 25 Mar 2015
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Ever since flash died, HTML5 video is basically took over online video player. Vimeo and Youtube, the two giant online video streaming services have been using HTML5 solution for quite a long time too, and that accelerated the acceptance of HTML5 video player online dramatically.

Introducing Plyr - a lightweight, accessible and customisable media player. Depend on your needs, Plyr supports modern browsers only. To make customisable easy, it's bundled with many configurable options, a set of API method to control video playback, volumn, caption and etc. It has events/callbacks based on HTML5 specification.

Features

  • Accessible - full support for captions and screen readers.
  • Lightweight - just 6KB minified and gzipped.
  • Customisable - make the player look how you want with the markup you want.
  • Semantic - uses the right elements. <input type="range"> for volume and <progress> for progress and well, <button>s for buttons.
  • Responsive - as you'd expect these days.
  • Audio & Video - support for both formats.v
  • API - toggle playback, volume, seeking, and more.
  • Fullscreen - supports native fullscreen with fallback to "full window" modes.
  • No dependencies - written in vanilla JavaScript, no jQuery required.
  • Bootstrap - Play nicely with Twitter Bootstrap

SPECIFICATIONS & DOWNLOAD

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