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HTML Audio/Video DOM seekable Property

HTML audio Tag Reference HTML Audio/Video DOM Reference

Example

Get the first seekable range (part) of the video in seconds:

myVid=document.getElementById("video1");
alert("Start: " + myVid.seekable.start(0)
+ " End: " + myVid.seekable.end(0));

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Definition and Usage

The seekable property returns a TimeRanges object.

The TimeRanges object represents ranges of the audio/video that are available for seeking for user.

A seekable range is a time-range of audio/video where the user can seek (move playback position) to.

For non-streaming videos it is often possible to seek anywhere in the video even before it has been buffered.


Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

The seekable property is supported in all major browsers.

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


Syntax

audio|video.seekable

Return Value

Type Description
TimeRanges Object Represents the seekable parts of the audio/video.

TimeRanges Object Properties:

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

Note: The first seekable range is index 0



HTML audio Tag Reference HTML Audio/Video DOM Reference

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