Top 10 Best HTML5 Audio Players

HTML5 is an advance version of old HTML for developing and representing your content on the web. It has amazing features and Audio/Video support. I’ve collected list of Top 10 Best HTML5 Audio Players. Here is the list:


1. Chameleon HTML5 Audio Player With/Without Playlist | Demo


You can customize this html5 audio player by changing the color for: player background, volume slider, timer, buffer, seekbar, song title, playlist background, playlist font and playlist item line separator.
In this manner you have the possibility to integrate this audio player in any design.

2. HTML5 Audio Player with Playlist | Demo

HTML5 Audio Player with Playlist

ULTIMATE RESPONSIVE HTML5 audio player with HUGE amount of options and possibilities.

Restyle the player with css into pretty much anything! Check the demo examples to get you imagination going.

3. Universal HTML5 Audio Player | Demo

Universal HTML5 Audio Player

Compatible with iOS, Android, and Desktop Browsers.
Conveniently uses Flash Player for non-HTML5 browsers when necessary.
Protect your audio from being hijacked by using a beep overlay, or another overlay sound.
Support for both static pages & dynamic webapps
Auto fallback to Flash in Firefox if not using .ogg files.
A circular progress meter displays playback position & time remaining.
Easily customize the color of the progress meter.
HTML5 Audio Buttons are smart, and stop playback when another button starts playmode.

4. ProgressionPlayer – Responsive Audio/Video Player | Demo

ProgressionPlayer - Responsive Audio Video Player

Responsive Player: Mobile, Tablet and Desktop optimized
5 Skins to choose from
Audio Playlists supported
Unlimited players per page
Retina Support: ProgressionPlayer is optimized for high resolution displays like the Macbook Pro with Retina Display, iPhones and iPads
Custom Flash and Silverlight players that mimic the HTML5 MediaElement API for older browsers
Players automatically stop playing when another player is activated

5. Tiny Music Player – HTML5 Audio w/ Flash Backup | Demo

Tiny Music Player -

Tiny Music Player is the perfect solution for webmasters who want to play music on their web pages but don’t want the player itself taking up a lot of space.

6. Total Control HTML5 Audio Player | Demo

Total Control HTML5 Audio Player

The Total Control HTML5 Audio Player is jQuery plugin that streams audio and features a manageable playlist. It features 3 skins and a mini player option for a more compact interface. Playlist rows can be dragged and dropped to rearrange song order and new songs can be added on the fly. Also, users can choose which songs are to be skipped when repeat is enabled.

7. Edge HTML5 Audio jQuery Plugin | Demo

Edge HTML5 Audio jQuery Plugin

A custom HTML5 and jQuery Audio Player. Animated GIF as playing indicator, to use just add a <audio> tag in your source and call the script. 2 Themes included, blue and grey, but gives you the opportunity to develop your own easily.

8. HTML5 Vinyl-styled Music Player | Demo

HTML5 Vinyl-styled Music Player

Vinyl-styled Music Player is the perfect candidate for HTML5 music player on your website. Just imagine Music Player which really easy to use with wonderful mix of classic and modern taste.

9. MusicBox – HTML5 Music Player | Demo

MusicBox - HTML5 Music Player

Uses audio tag with flash fallback (ensures functionality in older browsers)
Uses local storage to keep a “favorites” playlist
Entire app is imageless (CSS3)
Pulls metadata (including album cover) from music files
List view and tile view (using album covers)

10. HTML5 Music Player with 3 CSS3 Skins | Demo

HTML5 Music Player with 3 CSS3 Skins

This HTML5 music player is great for anyone who need 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.

11. Scott Andrew’s HTML5 audio player | Demo

Scott Andrew HTML5 audio player

By look, this plugin might not inspire you but it works in the awesome way that you need. It is developed in HTML5 with mixture of CSS3 and JQuery. If you want just a simple audio player, this is the best choice for you.

12. Media Element | Demo

Media Element

This advance HTML5 audio and video player is totally written in CSS and HTML. It also supports Silverlight and flash players compatible with all older browsers as well as modern browsers. It is also available for different platforms like Ruby Gem, jQuery, Drupal, WordPress and Joomla.

13. jPlayer | Demo


This easy to use plugin is totally written in HTML5 and CSS with jQuery. Plugins for serveral platforms like Joomla, WordPress etc. is available. It has cross-platform, cross-browser and multi-codec support with consistent interface and API. File types supported are .mav, .webm, .ogg, .mp4 and .mp3.

14. MooTools HTML5 Audio Player | Demo

MooTools HTML5 Audio Player

This audio player is written in Mootools JavaScript framework and HTML5. It has come drawbacks for example, reading fonts on windows is hard and it just support latest Safari, Chrome and Firefox versions.

15. SoundManager 2 | Demo

SoundManager 2

This tiny plugin is written in Flash and HTML5 and compatible with all the browsers. You can find everything in a single JavaScript API.

16. audio.js | Demo


This plugin is written in JavaScript that enables you to be used with HTML5 tag <audio>. It gives you a HTML player UI that can be styled with CSS. It is compatible with all browsers.

17. Speakker | Demo


This popular audio player comes up with two variations with different colors, buttons and flexible dimension. It uses the technology of Projeckktor that is compatible with all browsers.

18. HTML5 Music Player | Demo

html5 jquery audio player

This beautiful audio player is totally written in JQuery and HTML5 and developed by Oman Clark.

19. OIPlayer jQuery plugin | Demo

OIPlayer jQuery plugin

This plugin can play both audio and video. You will find consistent style on all browser. It has play, pause, mute and unmute button with full window support. Customizable with CSS.

20. mb.miniAudioPlayer | Demo


This HTML5 audio engine is completely written on JQuery framework that allows you to listen ogg and mp3 file. If it is not supported in any browser, then you will find an invisible flash player.

Duan Lingxin

Content crafter and chief editor at Scratching Info. Also regular contributor on other major online tech platforms. Security Specialist by day and a writer by night, he does his best to instill his knowledge about tech while delivering inspiring and life changing resources through his writing,

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