Advancement in technology make rich media like video one of the essential content of a website. You will see video on almost every site nowadays. There are lots of flash plugins for WordPress CMS and choosing an ideal one is quite challenging. Here are 17 best free WordPress flash plugins for wordpress blogs.
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1. Gallery Bank
Gallery Bank is a WordPress Plugin designed to create elegant and beautiful gallery albums with images, videos using Grid Albums, List Albums, Individual Albums, Masonry Layouts and Thumbnail Layouts, Special Effects & Animation Effects.
2. WP Fastest Cache
This plugin creates static html files from your dynamic WordPress blog. When a page is rendered, php and mysql are used. Therefor, system needs RAM and CPU.
3. NextCellent Gallery – NextGEN Legacy
The aim of NextCellent is to provide an alternative for traditional NextGEN users to keep their sites updated without breaking compatibility. Older subplugins will be also compatible. Site managers handling several sites using specialized software as InfiniteWP or ManageWP, wanting to keep their sites running with automatic updates.
4. mb.YTPlayer for Background Videos
A Chrome-less Youtube video player that let you play any YouTube video as background of your WordPress page or post. You can activate it for your home page from the settings panel or on any post or page using the short code as described in the Reference section of the settings.
5. Grand Flagallery – Photo Gallery Plugin
Grand Flagallery – powerfull media and image gallery plugin. Easy interface for handling photos, image galleries, audio and video galleries. With this gallery plugin you can easy upload images, create music and video playlists, create photo gallery, group pictures in photo slideshow.
6. YouTube Advanced by Embed Plus
YouTube Advanced Embed is a plugin that enhances the YouTube videos you embed in your WordPress site. It’s a feature-rich and smart upgrade to the standard YouTube embed.
7. NextGEN Gallery
NextGEN Gallery is the most popular WordPress gallery plugin, and one of the most popular WordPress plugins of all time. It provides a powerful engine for uploading and managing galleries of images, with the ability to batch upload, import meta data, add/delete/rearrange/sort images, edit thumbnails, group galleries into albums, and more.
WordPress users deserve a gallery plugin that doesn’t frustrate them as they use it – they want a gallery plugin that is actually a joy to use. Other gallery plugins claim to be the best simply because they’ve been around the longest and have the most downloads.
9. VideoStir Spokesperson
VideoStir transforms your basic video into an interactive “video spokesperson” that can run on top of any website. The floating clip can be created within 5 minutes using VideoStir DYI service (green background is not needed, any camera will do the trick).
10. FV WordPress Flowplayer
FV WordPress Flowplayer WordPress plugin is a free, easy-to-use, and complete solution for embedding FLV or MP4 videos into your posts or pages. With MP4 videos, FV WordPress Flowplayer offers 98% coverage even on mobile devices.
11. Vixy YouTube Embed
Vixy YouTube Embed and Download is a simple, powerful method of embedding YouTube videos, offering your readers an easy way to download videos.
12. VideoWhisper Video Presentation
VideoWhisper Video Consultation is a web based video communication solution designed for online video consultations, interactive live presentations, trainings, webinars, coaching and online collaboration.
13. CP Media Player
CP Media Player – Audio Player and Video Player allows to publish files: MP4, OGG, WebM, WMV, MP3, WAV, WMA and WebSRT subtitle files. CP Media Player – Audio Player and Video Player is based on MediaElement.js which guarantees support for all browsers that implement the HTML5 standard.
14. Advanced Dewplayer
Advanced Dewlayer is developed by WesternDeal allows you to show list of MP3’s on your site or blog by fetching them from single directory on your server. Get all MP3 files from sindle directory to display list of playable MP3s with other information and download option.
15. Yendif Player
The Yendif Player WordPress Plugin makes it extremely easy to deliver Flash and HTML5 media through your WordPress website. This plugin has been developed by Yendif Technologies Pvt Ltd, the creator of the Yendif Player itself.
16. WordPress Video Gallery
WordPress Video Gallery Plugin has a whole set of utile features and options that make the product a versatile one. In addition to the quickly visible options such as recent Videos, popular Videos and featured Videos.
17. Global Flash Gallery
Global Flash Gallery plugin can help you to create fast and perfectly wonderful and unique galleries of great albums, photos, cards and other images. Global Flash Galleries plugin is easy and convenient for use. It’s captivating and beautiful to execute in practice.