Maybe sometimes you need to plays some audio video files on your site or maybe you’re building an online community that have feature to share and play music and video, these all free jquery plugins I mention, maybe one of your solution to achieve it.
Acorn Media Player
Acorn Media Player is a jQuery plugin implementing a custom HTML5 <video> player with a special focus on accessiblity and customization.
Actually Video JS does not require JQuery to start with, but the author provide us the videojs jquery plugins, so it easier for us who already familiar working with JQuery.
Supported all browsers: MP4, FLV, Firefox: Ogg, Safari: MP4, MOV
Open Standard Media
Open Standard Media (OSM) Player is an all-in-one media player for the web. It is an industry changing, open source (GPLv3) media player that is written in jQuery to dynamically deliver any type of web media, including HTML5, YouTube, Vimeo, and Flash.
Supported files on HTML5: mp3, m4a (AAC), m4v (H.264), ogv*, oga*, wav*, webm*, on Flash: mp3, m4a (AAC), m4v (H.264). Work on Firefox, Chrome, Opera, Safari, IE6, IE7, IE8, IE9, iPad, iPhone, iPod.
malsup jquery media plugin
The jQuery Media Plugin supports unobtrusive conversion of standard markup into rich media content. It can be used to embed virtually any media type, including Flash, Quicktime, Windows Media Player, Real Player, MP3, Silverlight, PDF and more, into a web page.
It is based on flowplayer, and runs on Safari, Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer with Flash or Java installed.
Simple Player is a jQuery plugin that allows web developers to control audio files on their webpage. Supports style up via CSS. All browsers that supports HTML5 audio tag that allow mp3 or ogg format supported by this plugin.
JQuery Sound Plugin
This JQuery sound plugin provides the utility to play the audio file in background without showing the player on UI and stop the running audio file. This player may required Quicktime plugin to run.