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The type read-only property of the TrackDefault interface returns the type of track that this SourceBuffer's media segment data relates to (i.e. audio, video, or text track.)


var myType = TrackDefault.type;


A DOMString — one of audio, video or text.




Specification Status Comment
Media Source Extensions
The definition of 'type' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition.

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