Filter Effects is a module of CSS that defines a way of processing an element’s rendering before it is displayed in the document.

Reference

Properties

Data types

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Filter Effects Module Level 1
The definition of 'filter' in that specification.
Working Draft Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

backdrop-filter property

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
Basic support
Experimental
Chrome Full support 47
Disabled
Full support 47
Disabled
Disabled From version 47: this feature is behind the Enable Experimental Web Platform Features preference. To change preferences in Chrome, visit chrome://flags.
Edge Full support 17Firefox No support No
Notes
No support No
Notes
Notes See bug 1178765.
IE No support NoOpera Full support 34
Disabled
Full support 34
Disabled
Disabled From version 34: this feature is behind the Enable Experimental Web Platform Features preference.
Safari Full support 9
Prefixed
Full support 9
Prefixed
Prefixed Implemented with the vendor prefix: -webkit-
WebView Android No support NoChrome Android Full support 47
Disabled
Full support 47
Disabled
Disabled From version 47: this feature is behind the Enable Experimental Web Platform Features preference. To change preferences in Chrome, visit chrome://flags.
Edge Mobile Full support 17Firefox Android No support No
Notes
No support No
Notes
Notes See bug 1178765.
Opera Android ? Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android No support No

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Full support  
Full support
No support  
No support
Compatibility unknown  
Compatibility unknown
Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.
Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.
See implementation notes.
See implementation notes.
User must explicitly enable this feature.
User must explicitly enable this feature.
Requires a vendor prefix or different name for use.
Requires a vendor prefix or different name for use.

filter property

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
Basic support
Experimental
Chrome Full support 53
Full support 53
Full support 18
Prefixed Notes
Prefixed Implemented with the vendor prefix: -webkit-
Notes In Chrome 18 to 19, the saturate() function only takes integers instead of decimal or percentage values. From Chrome 20, this bug is fixed.
Edge Full support 12
Full support 12
Full support 12
Prefixed
Prefixed Implemented with the vendor prefix: -webkit-
Firefox Full support 35
Full support 35
Partial support 34
Disabled
Disabled From version 34: this feature is behind the layout.css.filters.enabled preference (needs to be set to true). To change preferences in Firefox, visit about:config.
Full support 49
Prefixed
Prefixed Implemented with the vendor prefix: -webkit-
Full support 46
Prefixed Disabled
Prefixed Implemented with the vendor prefix: -webkit-
Disabled From version 46: this feature is behind the layout.css.prefixes.webkit preference (needs to be set to true). To change preferences in Firefox, visit about:config.
IE No support No
Notes
No support No
Notes
Notes Internet Explorer 4 to 9 implemented a non-standard filter property. The syntax was completely different from this one and is not documented here.
Opera Full support 40
Full support 40
Full support 15
Prefixed
Prefixed Implemented with the vendor prefix: -webkit-
Safari Full support 6
Prefixed
Full support 6
Prefixed
Prefixed Implemented with the vendor prefix: -webkit-
WebView Android Full support 53
Full support 53
Full support 4.4
Prefixed
Prefixed Implemented with the vendor prefix: -webkit-
Chrome Android Full support 53Edge Mobile Full support Yes
Full support Yes
Full support Yes
Prefixed
Prefixed Implemented with the vendor prefix: -webkit-
Firefox Android Full support 35
Full support 35
Partial support 34
Disabled
Disabled From version 34: this feature is behind the layout.css.filters.enabled preference (needs to be set to true). To change preferences in Firefox, visit about:config.
Full support 49
Prefixed
Prefixed Implemented with the vendor prefix: -webkit-
Full support 46
Prefixed Disabled
Prefixed Implemented with the vendor prefix: -webkit-
Disabled From version 46: this feature is behind the layout.css.prefixes.webkit preference (needs to be set to true). To change preferences in Firefox, visit about:config.
Opera Android Full support 40
Full support 40
Full support 22
Prefixed
Prefixed Implemented with the vendor prefix: -webkit-
Safari iOS Full support 6
Prefixed
Full support 6
Prefixed
Prefixed Implemented with the vendor prefix: -webkit-
Samsung Internet Android Full support 6.0
On SVG elementsChrome Full support YesEdge No support NoFirefox Full support 35IE No support NoOpera No support NoSafari No support NoWebView Android No support NoChrome Android No support NoEdge Mobile No support NoFirefox Android Full support 35Opera Android No support NoSafari iOS No support NoSamsung Internet Android No support No

Legend

Full support  
Full support
No support  
No support
Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.
Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.
See implementation notes.
See implementation notes.
User must explicitly enable this feature.
User must explicitly enable this feature.
Requires a vendor prefix or different name for use.
Requires a vendor prefix or different name for use.

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