jQuery Video Plugins for Streaming Your Favorite Videos

For this article I have gathered Best jQuery Video Plugins which help you to stream videos from your favourite websites easily. Display videos and video playlists in style and much more. I hope you will find the list handy and useful for your web projects. Enjoy !!

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1. OK Video

OkVideo
OKVideo is a jQuery plugin that allows for YouTube or Vimeo videos to be used as full-screen backgrounds on webpages. OKVideo aims to be customizable while making some basic decisions about how the plugin should control video. When using OKVideo, all videos will be served from Vimeo or YouTube based on a number of variables like browser, device, bandwidth, etc.

2. OlaPlayer

ola player
OIPlayer jQuery Plugin is HTML5 audio and video player with fallback to Javascript and Flash. OIPlayer 'attaches' itself to all video and/or audio tags it encounters. Besides the general configuration of the plugin itself, it uses for each individual tag the attributes the respective tag has like poster, width, controls, autoplay etc. Easy implementation.

3. jPlayer

jplayer
jPlayer is the completely free and open source media library written in JavaScript. A jQuery plugin, jPlayer allows you to rapidly weave cross platform audio and video into your web pages.

4. BigVideo.js

bigVideojs
This plugin makes it easy to add fit-to-fill background video to websites. It can play silent ambient background video (or series of videos). Or use it as a player to show video playlist. BigVideo.js can also show big background images, which is nice to have for showing big background images for devices that don’t have autoplay for ambient video. BigVideo.js is built on top of Video.js from zencode.

5. Tubular

tubular
Tubular is a jQuery plugin that lets you set a YouTube video as your page background. Usage is straightforward and requires JavaScript and the Flash player to be installed and functional on the client’s browser. tubular is dependent on jQuery and swfobject.

6. FitVids.js

fitvidsjs
FitVids.js is a lightweight, easy-to-use jQuery plugin for fluid width video embeds. FitVids automates the Intrinsic Ratio Method by Thierry Koblentz to achieve fluid width videos in your responsive web design.

7. Vide

vide
Vide is a easy jQuery plugin for video backgrounds. All modern desktop browsers are supported.

8. Big Screen

BigScreen
BigScreen is a simple library for using the JavaScript Full Screen API. BigScreen makes it easy to use full screen on your site or in your app. It smoothes out browser inconsistencies and bugs, especially if the element you’re working with is inside of an iframe.

9. Frame Player

frameplayer
A video player without video files, just JSON. Based on 'images frames' thought to mobile devices!.

10. jQuery Webcam Plugin

jQuery-webcam-plugin
jQuery Webcam is a plugin which creates a transparent layer for communicating with a camera directly in JavaScript. It takes advantage of a SWF file (comes with the source) and can display the webcam output + capture images. The plugin is capable of displaying the list of cameras available and selecting any of them.

11. jQuery Video Gallery

Video-Gallery-Plugin
A simple and lightweight video gallery used to display .swf videos in a window when selecting a thumbnail.

12. CuePoint.js

cuepointjs
Cuepoint.js is a jQuery plugin for handling subtitles and creating cue-points in HTML5 video. It simply works by creating “an array of subtitles with the seconds” that they will be displayed. And, a setTime event that can be attached to any element helps skipping the media to the second mentioned.

13. Video Lightbox

video lightbox
Video LightBox JS is a free wizard program that helps you easily embed video to website, web page or blog, in a few clicks without writing a single line of code. All it takes is 3 easy steps: 1.Add Video, 2.Select Template, 3.Publish.

14. jQuery Video

jquery video
Unifies the iframe APIs of Youtube, Vimeo and Dailymotion. Build as responsive jQuery UI widget.

15. Ultra Video Gallery

ultra video plugin
Ultra video player is powerful and customisable responsive video player withgallery which support most popular video types available!
HTML5 (mp4/webm) videos, videos from YouTube and videos from Vimeo as well. Player have built-in advertising system as pre-roll ads (each video can have own ad, each video ad can be enabled/disabled).

16. jQuery Video Sequence

jQuery Videosequence
jQuery plugin for creating video and audio sequences with media source extensions.