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The Navigator.mediaDevices read-only property returns a MediaDevices object, which provides access to connected media input devices like cameras and microphones, as well as screen sharing.

Syntax

var mediaDevices = navigator.mediaDevices;

Return value

The MediaDevices singleton object. Usually, you just use this object's members directly, such as by calling navigator.mediaDevices.getUserMedia().

Specifications

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

Browser compatibility

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Feature Chrome Edge Firefox (Gecko) Microsoft Edge Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support 51.0 (Yes) 36.0 (36.0) (Yes) (Yes) No support No support
Feature Android Android Webview Edge Firefox Mobile (Gecko) Firefox OS IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile Chrome for Android
Basic support 51.0 51.0 (Yes) 36.0 (36.0) 36.0 (36.0) No support No support No support 51.0

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