For the most part, Flash has always been the standard for showing video
on the web (think of YouTube and Vimeo), supported in all browsers with
the only exception being the iPhone and most recently, the iPad.
But now, with HTML5, the new
video tag is creeping into our
lives and opening up many new, exciting and standardized media
possibilities for web developers.
To help you understand and get the most from this new tag, we have listed below a selection of the best HTML5 video libraries, frameworks, toolkits and players.
To get you started here are some quick resources to help you get started with HTML5 video:
- The HTML5 video element on the W3C
- Everything You Need to Know About HTML5 Video and Audio
- HTML5 Video with a Fallback to Flash
- Using the HTML5 <video> tag with a Flash fallback