canPlayType() reports how likely it is that the current
browser will be able to play media of a given MIME type.
Note: This feature is not available in Web Workers.
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"
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