SpeechRecognition: audioend event

The audioend event of the Web Speech API is fired when the user agent has finished capturing audio for speech recognition.


Use the event name in methods like addEventListener(), or set an event handler property.

addEventListener("audioend", (event) => {});

onaudioend = (event) => {};

Event type

A generic Event with no added properties.


You can use the audioend event in an addEventListener method:

const recognition = new webkitSpeechRecognition() || new SpeechRecognition();

recognition.addEventListener("audioend", () => {
  console.log("Audio capturing ended");

Or use the onaudioend event handler property:

recognition.onaudioend = () => {
  console.log("Audio capturing ended");


Web Speech API
# eventdef-speechrecognition-audioend
Web Speech API
# dom-speechrecognition-onaudioend

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