MediaKeySystemAccess

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

The MediaKeySystemAccess interface of the EncryptedMediaExtensions API provides access to a Key System for decryption and/or a content protection provider. You can request an instance of this object using the Navigator.requestMediaKeySystemAccess method.

Properties

MediaKeySystemAccess.keySystem Read only
Returns a DOMString identifying the key system being used.

Methods

MediaKeySystemAccess.createMediaKeys()
Returns a Promise that resolves to a new MediaKeys object.
MediaKeySystemAccess.getConfiguration()
Returns a MediaKeySystemConfiguration object with the supported combination of configuration options.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Encrypted Media Extensions
The definition of 'MediaKeySystemAccess' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
Basic support
Experimental
Chrome Full support 42Edge Full support YesFirefox ? IE ? Opera ? Safari ? WebView Android Full support 43Chrome Android Full support 42Edge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android ? Opera Android ? Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android Full support 4.0
keySystem
Experimental
Chrome Full support 42Edge Full support 13Firefox ? IE ? Opera ? Safari ? WebView Android Full support 43Chrome Android Full support 42Edge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android ? Opera Android ? Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android Full support 4.0
createMediaKeys
Experimental
Chrome Full support 42Edge Full support 13Firefox ? IE ? Opera ? Safari ? WebView Android Full support 43Chrome Android Full support 42Edge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android ? Opera Android ? Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android Full support 4.0
getConfiguration
Experimental
Chrome Full support 42Edge Full support 13Firefox ? IE ? Opera ? Safari ? WebView Android Full support 43Chrome Android Full support 42Edge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android ? Opera Android ? Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android Full support 4.0

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Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.
Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.

Document Tags and Contributors

Contributors to this page: fscholz, libbymc, Sebastianz, jpmedley, kscarfone
Last updated by: fscholz,