Global Video Players Usage Statistics and Market Share

We are tracking usage statistics and market share of 18 web technologies in Video Players. In October 2023 the most popular web technology in Video Players is YouTube with 49% market share. In second place there is MediaElement.js with 30% market share. After that there are Vimeo with 10%, VideoJS with 1% and Plyr with 1% market share. Top 5 web technologies together have 91% market share. The remaining 13 web technologies in Video Players have a combined market share of 9%.

Video Players Market Share in October 2023
About Video Players

Video players are software products that allow you to play videos directly on a website without any additional plugin.

We are tracking 18 different technologies in Video Players.

There are 8,188,144 websites using Video Players in out database.

Video Players Usage Statistics and Market Share in October 2023
Technologies in Video Players
  • YouTube YouTube

    YouTube is a free video sharing website that allows users to watch, share, like, comment, and upload videos. It was founded in February 2005 by three former PayPal employees, Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim. YouTube has become a platform for users to watch and share videos, as well as a platform for users to create and upload their own original content. It provides a wide range of categories, from entertainment and music to news, tutorials, and more. YouTube also has a large community of viewers, with more than 2 billion users logging in every month. YouTube is also available in more than 80 languages and is now available in more than 100 countries.

  • MediaElement.js MediaElement.js

    MediaElement.js is a HTML5 video and audio player with support for YouTube, SoundCloud, Facebook, Vimeo, HLS, Dash, and others.

  • Vimeo Vimeo

    Vimeo is a video hosting, sharing and services platform. Vimeo operation an ad-free basis by providing subscription plans.

  • VideoJS VideoJS

    Video.js is a JavaScript and CSS library that makes it easier to work with and build on HTML5 video.

  • Plyr Plyr

    Plyr is a simple, lightweight, accessible and customizable HTML5, YouTube and Vimeo media player that supports modern browsers.

  • JW Player JW Player

    JW Player is a online video player with video engagement analytics, custom video player skins, and live video streaming capability.

  • Wistia Wistia

    Wistia is designed exclusively to serve companies using video on their websites for marketing, support, and sales.

  • Twitch Player Twitch Player

    Twitch is an American video live streaming service that focuses on video game live streaming, including broadcasts of esports competitions.

  • Flowplayer Flowplayer

    Flowplayer is a scalable, performance-first HTML 5 video player and platform hosting solution for publishers, broadcasters and digital media.

  • DPlayer DPlayer

    DPlayer is an HTML 5 video player that supports pop-up.

  • Magisto Magisto

    Magisto is a video management solution designed to help marketing professionals, agencies, and businesses of all sizes.

  • Shaka Player Shaka Player

    Shaka Player is an open-source JavaScript library for adaptive media.

  • Uscreen Uscreen

    Uscreen is a CMS to monetize VOD and live content. They provide site hosting, video hosting, and a payment gateway for selling video based content.

  • Kaltura Kaltura

    Kaltura is a video content management platform that allows users to upload, manage, share, publish, and stream videos.

  • Vimeo OTT Vimeo OTT

    Vimeo OTT allows brands and creators to launch their own white-label video subscription channels, where subscribers can access video content for free, as a rental, or for purchase.

  • SublimeVideo SublimeVideo

    SublimeVideo is a framework for HTML5 Video Player.

  • is a media platform for web series content and also a dashboard for producers of original web series to distribute and monetise their productions.

  • Asciinema Asciinema

    Asciinema is a free and open-source solution for recording terminal sessions and sharing them on the web.

Video Players Market Share History in Last 12 Months
Technology December 2022January 2023February 2023March 2023April 2023May 2023June 2023July 2023August 2023September 2023October 2023
JW Player0.64%0.65%0.66%0.68%0.69%0.70%0.72%0.73%0.74%0.74%0.74%
Twitch Player0.23%0.25%0.26%0.28%0.38%0.43%0.49%0.53%0.55%0.56%0.56%
Vimeo OTT0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.01%0.01%0.01%0.01%0.01%
Shaka Player0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.01%0.01%0.01%0.01%0.01%0.01%0.01%
Websites using Video Players in other countries