Brightcove Flowplayer

Brightcove vs Flowplayer

Flowplayer is an online video platform specifically designed for publishers and media houses. Learn why the media industry is switching to Flowplayer to make more out of their videos.

Feature comparison


  • Player skinning
  • Player configuration
  • Dynamic playlists
  • Manual playlists
  • Video recommendations
  • Domain locking
  • Multiple workspaces
  • Player-only embedding +
  • Multiple player token management +


  • Automatic quality swithing
  • 24x7 broadcasting
  • Recordings
  • Live clippings
  • Real-time analytics
  • Global video ingest +
  • Instant live clippings +
  • Real-time diagnostics +
  • Instant startup +

Flowplayer is strong on live streaming


  • VAST/VMAP support
  • VPAID support
  • Outstream ads
  • Ad tag configuration
  • Ad-scheduling
  • Extensive advertising partnership +
  • Ad analytics +


  • Platform API
  • Android SDK
  • iOS SDK
  • Player plugin framework
  • Native HTML5 player API +
  • SPA/React optimized +

Flowplayer is for publishers and media houses

Flowplayer optimizes for simplicity and ease of use. It is perfect for the editorial people.

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Flowplayer focuses on developers

Flowplayer is just a tiny extension to the HTML5 video tag. All your standard video extensions work with Flowplayer without extra glue code.

Flowplayer is just a tiny extension to the standard HTML5 video API.
I am so happy that we switched to Flowplayer for our player needs. The features are great, and the support staff is awesome!

Michael Deeter / Senior Web Developer at Syncbak

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