canPlayType() reports how likely it is that the current
browser will be able to play media of a given MIME type.
canPlayResponse = audioOrVideo.canPlayType(mediaType);
DOMStringcontaining the MIME type of the media.
DOMString indicating how likely it is that the media can be played.
The string will be one of the following values:
- Media of the type indicated by the
mediaTypeparameter is probably playable on this device.
- Not enough information is available to determine for sure whether or not the media will play until playback is actually attempted.
- Media of the given type definitely can't be played on the current device.
var obj = document.createElement('video'); console.log(obj.canPlayType('video/mp4')); // "maybe"
|HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'canplaytype' in that specification.
The definition of 'HTMLMediaElement.canplaytype' in that specification.
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