MediaRecorder.state

The MediaRecorder.state read-only property returns the current state of the current MediaRecorder object.

Syntax

var state = MediaRecorder.state

Values

A string containing one of the following values:

inactive

Recording is not occurring — it has either not been started yet, or it has been started and then stopped.

recording

Recording has been started and the UA is capturing data.

paused

Recording has been started, then paused, but not yet stopped or resumed.

Example

...

  record.onclick = function() {
    mediaRecorder.start();
    console.log(mediaRecorder.state);
    // Will return "recording"
    console.log("recorder started");
  }

...

Specifications

Specification
MediaStream Recording
# dom-mediarecorder-state

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See also