This is a simple HTML5 video player with Flash fallback.
Why another HTML5 video player?
No other player available as of Mar 2012 has the following set of features:
- open source
- minimal use of JS (only for simple controls UI)
- flash fallback with any SWF video player using simple element embedding (eg. for IE 7,8)
- Fullscreen API support on all browsers that provide the feature (including Firefox > 10)
- JS to enhance a native HTML5 video element with JS based controls displayed SEPERATELY (not overlayed) from the video element.
Depends on jquery and jquery-ui (slider only).
Tested with versions: jquery jquery 1.7.1 and jquery-ui 1.8.17
Tested with JWPlayer 5.3 for Flash fallback in IE only.
The following html structure is required for the external JS-based controls:
<div class="video_controlbar"> <a id="play_pause_video" class="play_button" href="#" >Play</a> <a id="fullscreen" href="#" >Fullscreen</a> <div class="video-seek"></div> <div class="video-timer">00:00</div> </div>
The div element could be replaced with other elements as long as the class names are retained. This HTML can be placed anywhere within the HTML page containing the
Based on concept from an article on opera developer site.:http://dev.opera.com/articles/view/custom-html5-video-player-with-css3-and-jquery/
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