AudioEncoder: state property

Limited availability

This feature is not Baseline because it does not work in some of the most widely-used browsers.

Secure context: This feature is available only in secure contexts (HTTPS), in some or all supporting browsers.

Experimental: This is an experimental technology
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Note: This feature is available in Dedicated Web Workers.

The state read-only property of the AudioEncoder interface returns the current state of the underlying codec.


A string containing one of the following values:


The codec is not configured for decoding.


The codec has a valid configuration and is ready.


The codec is no longer usable and system resources have been released.


The following example prints the state of the AudioEncoder to the console.



# dom-audioencoder-state

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