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HTML Audio/Video DOM videoTracks Property

❮ HTML Audio/Video DOM Reference


Get the number of available video tracks:

var vid = document.getElementById("myVideo");
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Definition and Usage

The videoTracks property returns a VideoTrackList object.

The VideoTrackList object represents the available video tracks for the video.

Each available video track is represented by an VideoTrack Object.

Browser Support

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Return Value

Type Description
VideoTrackList Object Represents the available video tracks for the video.

VideoTrackList Object:

  • videoTracks.length - get the number of video tracks available in the video
  • videoTracks.getTrackById(id) - get VideoTrack object by id
  • videoTracks[index] - get VideoTrack object by index
  • videoTracks.selectedIndex - get the index of the current VideoTrack object

Note: The first available VideoTrack object is index 0

VideoTrack Object Represents a video track.

VideoTrack Object Properties:

  • id - get the id of the video track
  • kind - get the type of the video track (can be: "alternative", "captions", "main", "sign", "subtitles", "commentary", or "" (empty string)) 
  • label - get the label of the video track
  • language - get the language of the video track
  • selected - get or set if the track is active (true|false)

❮ HTML Audio/Video DOM Reference