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

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic supportChrome Full support YesEdge Full support 12Firefox Full support YesIE No support NoOpera Full support YesSafari ? WebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesEdge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android ? Opera Android Full support YesSafari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android Full support Yes

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