FreeTubeCordova VS mediaelement

Compare FreeTubeCordova vs mediaelement and see what are their differences.


A fork of FreeTube which squashes everything into a webapp and exports it to Android via Cordova (by MarmadileManteater)


HTML5 <audio> or <video> player with support for MP4, WebM, and MP3 as well as HLS, Dash, YouTube, Facebook, SoundCloud and others with a common HTML5 MediaElement API, enabling a consistent UI in all browsers. (by mediaelement)
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FreeTubeCordova mediaelement
4 1
68 8,022
- 0.2%
10.0 0.0
11 days ago 3 days ago
JavaScript JavaScript
GNU Affero General Public License v3.0 MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of FreeTubeCordova. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-02-05.
  • Which Youtube alternative do you use?
    2 projects | /r/PrivacyGuides | 5 Feb 2023
    There is a FreeTube fork called FreeTubeCordova, which uses the HTML/JS from the Electron based Freetube app, and ports it to Android and the web. Its a really cool project, although has a few bugs and missing FreeTube features that are being worked on.


Posts with mentions or reviews of mediaelement. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

We haven't tracked posts mentioning mediaelement yet.
Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing FreeTubeCordova and mediaelement you can also consider the following projects:

video.js - Video.js - open source HTML5 video player

video-react - A web video player built for the HTML5 world using React library.

Plyr - A simple HTML5, YouTube and Vimeo player

jPlayer Jukebox - jPlayer Jukebox is add-on to jPlayer that allows to play media files on the page by scanning all links and adding them to a playlist.

clappr - :clapper: An extensible media player for the web.

react-player - A React component for playing a variety of URLs, including file paths, YouTube, Facebook, Twitch, SoundCloud, Streamable, Vimeo, Wistia and DailyMotion

flowplayer - The HTML5 video player for the web

Ion.Sound - JavaScript plugin for playing sounds and music in browsers

Play-em JS - ▶️ Streams a list of tracks from Youtube, Soundcloud, Vimeo...

FitVids.js - A lightweight, easy-to-use jQuery plugin for fluid width video embeds.

AmplitudeJS - AmplitudeJS: Open Source HTML5 Web Audio Library. Design your web audio player, the way you want. No dependencies required.

html5media - Enables <video> and <audio> tags in all major browsers.