HTMLMediaElement.fastSeek()

 

This is an experimental technology
Check the Browser compatibility table carefully before using this in production.

The HTMLMediaElement.fastSeek() method quickly seeks the media to the new time with precision tradeoff.

Note: If you need to seek with precision, you should set HTMLMediaElement.currentTime instead.

Syntax

HTMLMediaElement.fastSeek(time);

Parameters

time
A double.

Return value

None.

Example

This example quickly seeks to 20-second position of the video element.

let myVideo = document.getElementById("myVideoElement");

myVideo.fastSeek(20);

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'fastSeek()' in that specification.
Living Standard Initial definition; living specification.
Unknown
The definition of 'fastSeek()' in that specification.
Unknown Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
fastSeekChrome No support NoEdge No support NoFirefox Full support 31IE ? Opera ? Safari Full support YesWebView Android ? Chrome Android ? Firefox Android Full support 31Opera Android ? Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android ?

Legend

Full support  
Full support
No support  
No support
Compatibility unknown  
Compatibility unknown

See also