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

The MediaKeys.createSession() method returns a new MediaKeySession object, which represents a context for message exchange with a content decryption module (CDM).


​var mediaKeySessionObject = MediaKeys.createSession([MediaKeySessionType]);


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

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Edge Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support 42.0 (Yes) ? ? ? ?
Feature Android Android Webview Edge Firefox Mobile (Gecko) Firefox OS IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile Chrome for Android
Basic support No support 43.0 (Yes) ? ? ? ? ? 42.0

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