MediaStreamTrack.kind

The read-only property MediaStreamTrack.kind returns a DOMString set to "audio" if the track is an audio track and to "video", if it is a video track. It doesn't change if the track is deassociated from its source.

Syntax

 var type = track.kind;

Value

The possible values are a DOMString with on of the following values:

  • "audio": the track is an audio track.
  • "video": the track is a video track.

Example

 

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Media Capture and Streams
The definition of 'MediaStreamTrack.kind' in that specification.
Candidate Recommendation Initial specification.

Browser compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support Yes12 Yes No Yes ?
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidOpera AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support Yes Yes Yes ? Yes ? Yes

See also

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