HTMLVideoElement.getVideoPlaybackQuality()

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

The HTMLVideoElement method getVideoPlaybackQuality() creates and returns a VideoPlaybackQuality object containing metrics about the current quality of the video.

Syntax

videoPQ = videoElement.getVideoPlaybackQuality();

Return value

A VideoPlaybackQuality object providing information about the video element's current playback quality.

Example

var videoElt = document.getElementById('my_vid');
var quality = videoElt.getVideoPlaybackQuality();

alert(quality.creationTime);

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Media Source Extensions
The definition of 'HTMLVideoElement.getVideoPlaybackQuality()' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support
Experimental
Chrome Full support 23Edge Full support 12Firefox Full support 42
Full support 42
No support 25 — 42
Notes Disabled
Notes Limited support to a whitelist of sites, for example YouTube, Netflix, and other popular streaming sites. The whitelist was removed when Media Source Extensions was enabled by default in Firefox 42.
Disabled From version 25 until version 42 (exclusive): this feature is behind the media.mediasource.enabled preference. To change preferences in Firefox, visit about:config.
IE Full support 11
Notes
Full support 11
Notes
Notes Only works on Windows 8+.
Opera Full support 15Safari Full support 8WebView Android Full support 4.4.3Chrome Android ? Edge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android No support NoOpera Android Full support 30Safari iOS No support NoSamsung Internet Android ?

Legend

Full support  
Full support
No support  
No support
Compatibility unknown  
Compatibility unknown
Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.
Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.
See implementation notes.
See implementation notes.
User must explicitly enable this feature.
User must explicitly enable this feature.

See also

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