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SCM Music Player is an open source and web-based music player application that is built on top of the popular JavaScript sound API:  SoundManager.

The player sits on the top or bottom of web pages, has support for playlists where listeners can easily choose from and plays MP3, MP4, RSS podcasts or Youtube playlists.

SCM Music Player

Multiple skins exist to choose from and few options like default volume, autostart or shuffle playback helps helps customizing it more.

By default, the player would work as an external player from the domain of the resource however, it can be downloaded and installed on your own domain pretty easily.

f4Player is a free and open source Flash video player that can play .fly, .f4v or .mp4 files in websites or within AS3 projects.

It is lightweight (8kb) and has a skinnable interface (few skins are included with the download).

The player supports progressive downloads (ability to play the downloaded portion of a file while the download is still in progress) and fullscreen display.


Video For Everybody is a smartly created HTML code for embedding videos into websites using the HTML5 <video> element.

If HTML5 is not supported, it falls back to QuickTime & Flash as the last option automatically (actually, as the last option, it can display an image if the Flash is not supported).

Video For Everybody

It does not use any JavaScript or browser-sniffing & works in RSS readers, iPhone / iPad besides all the major browsers.

Video For Everybody requires the video to be encoded in 2 different formats:

  • MP4 (Safari, Flash,  iPhone / iPad)
  • OGG (Firefox 3.5+, Chrome, Opera 10.5+)

There is also a test page provided to see the compatibility it offers across browsers.

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