JW Player

Free for personal use
Self-hosted

JW Player is a popular script to play video files on your website. Is important that your videos to be playable on all browsers and to use a player that allows that and, also, supports many types of videos (MP4, FLV etc.).

The best extension of video files that allows to play them on majority of devices (including tablets and smartphones) and on all browsers is MP4. FLV is not supported by all browsers, but you can convert all your videos from FLV to MP4 with a specialized software and then put them online for your visitors.

JW Player is highly popular and considered an equivalent of Flowplayer or even better. These 2 players are pretty close similar features, depends on you what you need and what you like.

Is compatible with latest and most popular standards of HTML5 and Flash, allows to customize it with your logo, change skins and colors.

Allows to run advertisements in your videos and also offers a hosting platform for video files.

Is working on all major browsers and devices (tablets, mobile phones, desktops).

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