This feature is not on a current W3C standards track, but it is supported on the Firefox OS platform. Although implementations may change in the future and it is not supported widely across browsers, it is suitable for use in code dedicated to Firefox OS apps.

This API is available on Firefox OS for privileged or certified applications only.


The recorderProfiles property is an object with attributes for each of the supported recorder profiles, e.g., recorderProfiles.cif, recorderProfiles.qvga.


var profiles = instanceOfCameraControl.capabilities.recorderProfiles


Return an object.


var options = {
  camera: navigator.mozCameras.getListOfCameras()[0]
function onSuccess(camera) {
  var profiles = camera.capabilities.recorderProfiles;
  for (var key in profiles) {
    console.log(key + ": " + profiles[key])

navigator.mozCameras.getCamera(options, onSuccess)


Not part of any specification; however, this API should be removed when the WebRTC Capture and Stream API has been implemented.

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