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Using a custom skinned jQuery audio/video player in your website is often more aesthetically pleasing then simply embedding a video from a third party website on your website.

Being able to use a custom designed jQuery player also enables you to pair the design with your branding and design.

Within the new WordPress 3.6 there is also native support for audio and video post type. With this in mind I wanted to explore the various jQuery plugins available that will allow me to enhance the UI when using audio and video within a website.

AudioPlayer.JS

10 Useful jQuery Video & Audio Players

Responsive & Touch-friendly Audio Player

10 Useful jQuery Video & Audio Players

Allofthelights.js

10 Useful jQuery Video & Audio Players

MediaElement.js

10 Useful jQuery Video & Audio Players

HTML5 Video Player

10 Useful jQuery Video & Audio Players

HTML5 Music Player

10 Useful jQuery Video & Audio Players

jPlayer

10 Useful jQuery Video & Audio Players

HTML5 Video Voting

10 Useful jQuery Video & Audio Players

BigVideo.js

10 Useful jQuery Video & Audio Players

ScriptCam

10 Useful jQuery Video & Audio Players

Posted by David Martin

David Martin is a WordPress developer & entrepreneur from the UK. He owns DesignWoop, CardDsgn and WhoDesignToday. Catch up with David on Twitter.