10 Awesome jQuery and HTML5 Audio Players

Want to play audio on your website? These jQuery and HTML5 Audio Players plugins will be very useful to you. They’re great for fullscreen websites which use audio to create a certain mood or feel or for band and DJ’s websites. Need more jQuery plugins? Check out these jQuery Pagination Plugins and Tutorials and WordPress Mobile Plugins.

jPlayer

jPlayer

jPlayer is the completely free and open source (GPL/MIT) media library written in JavaScript. jPlayer allows you to rapidly weave cross platform audio and video into your web pages. jPlayer’s comprehensive API allows you to create innovative media solutions while support and encouragement is provided by jPlayer’s active and growing community.

Media Element js

Mediaelementjs

Instead of offering an HTML5 player to modern browsers and a totally separate Flash player to older browsers, MediaElement.js upgrades them with custom Flash and Silverlight plugins that mimic the HTML5 MediaElement API.

MediaBox

MediaBox – jQuery Plugin for Audio & Video

MediaBox is a jQuery plugin that helps you create multimedia applications very quickly. It includes 9 widgets for video and audio, handles all aspects of playlist management and automatically updates all active widgets if the playlist changes and has many more cool features.

HTML5 Music Player with 3 CSS3 Skins

HTML5 Music Player with 3 CSS3 Skins

This HTML5 music player is great for anyone who needs their music to work on both desktops and mobile devices. It has three CSS3 based skins to choose from and comes with a custom built Flash fallback for older browsers that don’t support HTML5 Audio.

Crossbrowser Audio solution featuring HTML5

Crossbrowser Audio solution featuring HTML5

This plugin has two variations and with incredible options of customization: Flexible dimensions, unlimited colors and two different button sets for light and dark themes. It is easy to set up too.

HTML5 Audio Player with Playlist

HTML5 Audio Player with Playlist

This is a simple and powerful HTML5 music player for your website with flash backup for older browsers. Restyle the whole player with basic CSS.

Universal HTML5 Player

Universal HTML5 Player

Universal HTML5 player protects your audio from being hijacked by using a beep overlay, or another overlay sound, is compatible with iOS, Android, and Desktop Browsers and has many more great features.

MusicBox 

MusicBox – HTML5 Music Player

MusicBox is a great HTM5 player with multiple features. It uses audio tag with flash fallback, and uses local storage to keep a “favorites” playlist. It also pulls metadata (including album cover) from music files.

SoundManager 2

SoundManager 2

Using HTML5 and Flash, SoundManager 2 provides reliable cross-platform audio under a single JavaScript API. SoundManager 2 makes it easier to use audio across a growing variety of devices and platforms, both desktop and mobile.

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