MediaKeys

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

The MediaKeys interface of EncryptedMediaExtensions API the represents a set of keys that an associated HTMLMediaElement can use for decryption of media data during playback.

Properties

None.

Methods

MediaKeys.createSession()
Returns a new MediaKeySession object, which represents a context for message exchange with a content decryption module (CDM).
MediaKeys.setServerCertificate()
Returns a Promise to a server certificate to be used to encrypt messages to the license server.

Examples

//TBD

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Encrypted Media Extensions
The definition of 'MediaKeys' 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 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
createSession
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
setServerCertificate
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

Legend

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Full support
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Compatibility unknown
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,