10 Best Video Lightbox Plugin In JavaScript

by jQueryScript,

What Is Video Lightbox?

A Video Lightbox enables the visitor to open and play web videos (HTML5, Youtube, Vimeo, etc) in a lightbox with a fullscreen background overlay.

It is committed to delivering an immersive viewing experience to your end users while playing videos on the web page.

The Best Video Lightbox Plugin:

There are tons of Lightbox & Modal JavaScript plugins that support videos out there, while it is not an easy task to determine which one is right for you.

Here is a hand-crafted list of 10 best jQuery and Vanilla JavaScript Video Lightbox plugins ranked by downloads that are specially created and optimized for videos in the modern web design. I hope you like it.

Originally Published Sep 27 2020, updated Sep 30 2021

Table of contents:

Best jQuery Video Lightbox Plugins

Responsive HTML5 Video Popup Plugin With jQuery - videopopup.js

videopopup.js is a lightweight video lightbox plugin which displays and plays your HTML5 video in a responsive, configurable modal popup.

Responsive HTML5 Video Popup Plugin With jQuery - videopopup.js

[Demo] [Download]


Play Youtube Videos In A Fullscreen Popup - Youtube Overlay

A Javascript module that helps to build and play the required video player Iframes from Youtube. Requires jQuery library.

Play Youtube Videos In A Fullscreen Popup - Youtube Overlay

[Demo] [Download]


Open And Play Youtube Videos In A Modal - jQuery GRT Youtube Popup

Yet another jQuery Youtube popup plugin which allows you to place the YouTube video inside a responsive modal window with autoplay support.

Open And Play Youtube Videos In A Modal - jQuery GRT Youtube Popup

[Demo] [Download]


jQuery Lightbox Plugin For Youtube Videos - Video Lightning

Video Lightning is a highly customizable jQuery lightbox plugin that allows you to play youtube / vimeo videos in a stylish lightbox interface.

jQuery Lightbox Plugin For Youtube Videos - Video Lightning

[Demo] [Download]


Basic HTML5 Video Lightbox Plugin - jQuery VideoPopup.js

The VideoPopup.js jQuery plugin enables your visitors to open and play an HTML5 video in a customizable modal popup.

Basic HTML5 Video Lightbox Plugin - jQuery VideoPopup.js

[Demo] [Download]


Lightweight Vimeo/Youtube Video Popup Plugin For jQuery

Yet another jQuery based video popup plugin used to place your embedded Youtube & Vimeo videos in a customizable overlay that covers the entire webpage.

Lightweight Vimeo/Youtube Video Popup Plugin For jQuery

[Demo] [Download]


Best vanilla JS Video Lightbox Plugins

Responsive Youtube/Vimeo Video Lightbox With Vanilla JavaScript – MediaBox

An easy and lightweight vanilla JavaScript library which displays and plays Youtube or Vimeo videos in a fullscreen, responsive, modal-like lightbox popup.

Responsive Youtube/Vimeo Video Lightbox With Vanilla JavaScript – MediaBox

[Demo] [Download]


Minimal Image & Video LigthtBox In Pure JavaScript – BigPicture.js

A lightweight, CSS-less, responsive image & video viewer/lightbox built in pure javaScript. Supports local/remote images and Youtube/Vimeo/HTML5 videos.

Minimal Image & Video LigthtBox In Pure JavaScript – BigPicture.js

[Demo] [Download]


Customizable Multi-media Lightbox Library – Lightbox.js

The Lightbox.js JavaScript library allows media content (images, text, Youtube/Vimeo videos, etc) to be displayed in an elegant modal dialog. Also supports gallery mode which enables you to navigate through the media content in the lightbox.

Customizable Multi-media Lightbox Library – Lightbox.js

[Demo] [Download]


Video/Iframe/Gallery/Inline Content Lightbox Library – Tobii

A feature-rich, responsive, accessible, mobile-friendly lightbox library that makes it possible to display any content type (HTML5/Youtube video, iframe content, inline HTML, and even image gallery) in a modal popup.

Video/Iframe/Gallery/Inline Content Lightbox Library – Tobii

[Demo] [Download]


More Resources:

Want more jQuery plugins or JavaScript libraries to create video lightbox on the web & mobile? Check out the jQuery Video Lightbox and JavaScript Video Lightbox sections.

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