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HTML5 Video and Audio Media Player UI

LeanBack Player is a Javascript based HTML5 Video and Audio Media Player UI that uses build-in HTML5 <video> and <audio> element functionality of standard browsers, platforms and devices. It’s very easy to integrate, it’s skinnable by using CSS, it’s independent of any other javascript libraries, it’s adaptable by using extensions and it’s free for non-commercial use.

Latest stable version: – Languages: en, de, fr, nl, es, ru

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It’s free and open source

LeanBack Player is free for non-commercial use. Creating, maintaining and future development requires a considerable amount of work and effort. If you like our wonderful HTML5 video and audio player, please support us with a donation

Main HTML5 features of LeanBack Player

  • Supports (multiple) HTML5 <video> and <audio> elements
  • Supports subtitles through HTML5 <track> element
  • Supports standard HTML5 video and audio enabled browsers, platforms and devices
  • Supports common HTML5 video and audio formats and codecs

Main features of LeanBack Player

    • Free for non-commercial use
    • JavaScript library independent
    • 100% skinnable by using CSS
    • Extensions support to expand functionality
    • Multi-language support through JavaScript
    • Mute controls in desktop browsers
    • Volume (slider-like) controls in desktop browsers
    • Full-window or full-screen mode in modern browsers
    • Different playback rates if supported by browser
    • Video resolution selection if supported by browser
    • Keyboard shortcuts in desktop browsers
    • Personalized logo within videos viewport
    • Supports almost complete, upcoming WebVTT format
    • Supports player embedded in Iframes (eg. Fancybox)

  • Supports your Flash- and HTML-Fallback
  • Supports “Turn Off the Lights” browser plugin
  • Completely open source

For further information on how to set up LeanBack Player with this features, please refer to the documentation of the player.

Supported Desktop Browsers

Mozilla Firefox 3.6+ Google Chrome 7+ Opera 10.6+ Apple Safari 5.0.2+ Microsoft Internet Explorer 9

Supported (Mobile) Browsers and Platforms

Android 2.2+ Apple iPod, iPhone and iPad with Apple iOS 3.2, 4+ BlackBerry Smartphone OS 6+, BlackBerry Playbook OS 1 and BlackBerry Playbook OS 2 HP webOS 3.0.4+ Windows Phone 7.5 (Mango) Mozilla Firefox Mobile (Fennec) for Android 4 Chrome Mobile for Android Opera Mobile for Android

Supported HTML5 Video and Audio Codecs

H.264 MPEG-4/AVC Theora WebM MPEG Audio Layer III Opus Interactive Audio Codec


Built in Keyboard Shortcuts

A main feature of LeanBack Player in desktop browsers is to be controlled almost completely by keyboard. The controls are similar to keyboard shortcuts known from widely-used desktop media players. read more

Support for Extensions

As of version 0.8+ LeanBack Player comes with a powerfull build-in support for extensions. With this new and exciting possibility for developers to extend the player’s functionality we created an option to cover the needs of your website and web application. read more

Plugins for Content Management

With Plugins we offer tools to integrate LeanBack Player into Content Management Systems for HTML5 video and audio playback functionality.

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