Top 5 Jquery file upload plugins

1)  jQuery File Upload

File Upload widget with multiple file selection, drag&drop support, progress bars, validation and preview images, audio and video for jQuery.
Supports cross-domain, chunked and resumable file uploads and client-side image resizing.
Works with any server-side platform (PHP, Python, Ruby on Rails, Java, Node.js, Go etc.) that supports standard HTML form file uploads.


  • Html Progress bar
  • Add multiple files
  • Drag & Drop
  • Resume file uploads
  • Show alerts when upload fails
  • Responsive Widget Plugin
  • File validation and size information
  • Cancel Upload
  • Delete upload files


2) Plupload

Plupload is based on multi-runtime pollyfills for XMLHttpRequest L2, File and Image APIs. So when there’s no
HTML5 available in the browser, we emulate it ourselves.

  • Add Multiple Files
  • Flash based progress bar
  • Image resizing on the fly
  • Queued Files
  • Submit button for uploading files.
  • Error message for format others than images.
  • Stop upload anytime.



3) Uploadify

Almost every aspect of Uploadify is fully customizable so you can create the uploader that suits your site perfectly.
Versions are available in both Flash and HTML5 for ultimate compatibility. Fallback methods allow for graceful degredation.


  • Multiple File Uploads
  • Drag & Drop
  • Real-Time Progess bars
  • Specifiy restrictions for file
  • Premium support
  • HTML5 version costs 5$



Droparea is a HTML5 drag and drop image/file upload jQuery plug-in.
It has following features:-


  • Client side image resizing with canvas on browser option
  • Data url option for sending a file/image as a text field with ajax
  • Click event for browsing files


5) Dropzone JS
DropzoneJS is an open source library that provides drag’n’drop file uploads with image previews.
It’s lightweight, doesn’t depend on any other library (like jQuery) and is highly customizable and well documented.


  • Multiple File Uploads
  • All File Formats supported
  • Top interface
  • Cancel, Remove Options
  • Drag’n’drop
  • Sequential Upload
  • Responsive Design
  • Free Script/ plugin
  • Image preview for images


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  1. Carrie May 10, 2017 Reply

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