Audio played Property

Audio Object Reference Audio Object


Get the first played range (part) of the audio in seconds:

var x = document.getElementById("myAudio");
document.getElementById("demo").innerHTML = "Start: " + x.played.start(0)
+ " End: " + x.played.end(0)

The result of x could be:

Start: 0 End: 2.162583

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Definition and Usage

The played property returns a TimeRanges object.

The TimeRanges object represents ranges of the audio that has already been played by the user.

A played range is a time-range of played audio. The user gets several played ranges if he/she skips in the audio.

Note: This property is read-only.

Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

The played property is supported in all major browsers.

Note: This property is not supported in Internet Explorer 8 and earlier.



Return Value

Type Description
TimeRanges Object Represents the played parts of the audio.

TimeRanges Object Properties:

  • length - get the number of played ranges in the audio
  • start(index) - get the start position of a played range
  • end(index) - get the end position of a played range

Note: The first played range is index 0

Audio Object Reference Audio Object