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10 Awesome jQuery and HTML5 Audio Players

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Want to play audio on your website? These jQuery and HTML5 Audio Players plugins will be very useful to you.

They’re great for fullscreen websites which use audio to create a certain mood or feel or for band and DJ’s websites.

Download the codes and start useing these jQuery and HTML5 audio players on your own music-themed website designs!



jPlayer is the completely free and open source (GPL/MIT) media library written in JavaScript. jPlayer allows you to rapidly weave cross platform audio and video into your web pages. jPlayer’s comprehensive API allows you to create innovative media solutions while support and encouragement are provided by jPlayer’s active and growing community.  This player is very easy to install and start. You can customize everything using HTML and CSS and if you’re ever feeling lost, just know that it also comes with comprehensive documentation and a getting started guide. Feel free to use this item for your personal or commercial websites!

Media Element js


Instead of offering an HTML5 player to modern browsers and a totally separate Flash player to older browsers, MediaElement.js upgrades them with custom Flash and Silverlight plugins that mimic the HTML5 MediaElement API. By using this player you can also embed Youtube, Video, Twitch, DailyMotion, Facebook, and SoundCloud. Besides, this player allows you to boost it Chromecast, Google Analytics and more! Media Element js works well in any browser and it’s not that hard to use! You can also find lots of useful installation advice and step by step tutorial on their website.


MediaBox – jQuery Plugin for Audio & Video 

MediaBox is a jQuery plugin that helps you create multimedia applications very quickly. You can choose from the 9 available widgets for video and audio, handle all aspects of playlist management and automatically update all active widgets if the playlist changes. Before you get started, you can check out some examples of how other people have used MediaBox before (all these examples are available in your purchase). This player uses the power of jQuery and jPlayer and utilizes HTML5. You can also use the widgets independently or combine them to create more complex actions and players! If you want to choose the most simple and basic option, then all you need to do is upload the songs and video to your playlist, choose your widgets, and assign anchors.

HTML5 Music Player with 3 CSS3 Skins

HTML5 Music Player with 3 CSS3 Skins 

This HTML5 music player is great for anyone who needs their music to work on both desktops and mobile devices. It has three CSS3 based skins to choose from and comes with a custom built Flash fallback for older browsers that don’t support HTML5 Audio. We recommend advanced HTML and CSS experience in order to make the most out of this player. You can also use it on your main page or add it to specific blog posts on your website. This player is as lightweight as it can be and is custom built on top of jQuery 1.10.2.

Fullwidth Audio Player – WordPress plugin


By using Fullwidth Audio Player you can insert an audio player at the top, bottom, in a pop-up or even anywhere on your WordPress website. It works great across all devices and it is a fully responsive player. You can use the provided ShortCodes in order to add the player and make it visible for certain pages. When you view the player on a mobile device, autoplay and volume bar will be automatically set to false. You can also import your favorites from SoundCloud to create a playlist!

HTML5 Audio Player with Playlist

HTML5 Audio Player with Playlist 

This is a simple and powerful HTML5 music player for your website with flash backup for older browsers. Restyle the whole player with basic CSS. This player has a powerful API and it gives you the awesome possibility of creating playlists directly from folders. It is also great for podcasts! You can also change the appearance of this item and choose from unlimited colors and options. When you download the package, you also get all demo examples available.

Universal HTML5 Player

Universal HTML5 Player

Universal HTML5 player protects your audio from being hijacked by using a beep overlay, or another overlay sound and is compatible with iOS, Android, and Desktop Browsers. This universal player can also use Flash Player for non-HTML5 browsers when necessary. Universal HTML5 Player uses a nice circular progress meter to show you the playback position and the remaining time. You can also choose a default size for each button in order to add multiple elements to the same page. This is a very simple but useful tool that’s also really easy to use!


MusicBox – HTML5 Music Player 

MusicBox is a great HTM5 player with multiple features. It uses an audio tag with flash fallback and uses local storage to keep a “favorites” playlist. It also pulls metadata (including album cover) from music files which helps you create a very nice and customized audio player. Because of HTML5 restrictions, this player requires both mp3 and ogg files for each song you insert into it. You also choose between list view and tile view!

SoundManager 2

Using HTML5 and Flash, SoundManager 2 provides reliable cross-platform audio under a single JavaScript API. SoundManager 2 makes it easier to use audio across a growing variety of devices and platforms, both desktop and mobile. This player also has a lot of great demos that can help you get started more easily and make the best of this item. SoundManager 2 packs all of its features into less than 12 KB when optimized and it has no external dependencies. The Bar option can be easily customized using HTML and CSS and you also have the possibility to create a  360° player!

Gear HTML5 Audio Player

Gear is a gorgeous audio player with a unique look! It comes with nice SVG animations, SoundCloud support and also a canvas equalizer. You’re literally pushing the limits of HTML5 with this browser that helps you showcase your music with style! It gives users the option to shuffle the playlist and randomize colors. You have over 40 options for customizing and using this and it’s one of the best choices out there.

Iggy is an entrepreneur, blogger, and designer who loves experimenting with new web design techniques, collating creative website designs, and writing about the latest design fonts, themes, plugins, inspiration, and more. You can follow him on Twitter

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