Non-standard: This feature is non-standard and is not on a standards track. Do not use it on production sites facing the Web: it will not work for every user. There may also be large incompatibilities between implementations and the behavior may change in the future.

The HTMLMediaElement.msInsertAudioEffect() method inserts the specified audio effect into the media pipeline.

This proprietary method is specific to Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge.


msInsertAudioEffect(activatableClassId, effectRequired)
msInsertAudioEffect(activatableClassId, effectRequired, config)



A string defining the audio effects class.


A Boolean which if set to true requires an audio effect to be defined.

config Optional

An optional Object to help with defining any additional configuration needed.

Return value

None (undefined).

See also