Browser Capabilities

Test your Browser

After a couple of years of slow adoption of the HTML5 and in particular the HTML5 MSE/EME by browsers, we now see a majority of them supporting it. To check if your browser is equipped with the MSE/EME, we prepared capability checker for you. It runs a test on your browser and provides useful information about the availability of the MSE/EME and supported Codecs and DRM solutions. You can see the results below.

Media Source Extension – MSE

MSE is ? by your current browser.

Encrypted Media Extension – EME

EME is ? by your current browser.

Detailed Support Matrices

Adaptive Streaming Formats

Device DASH HTML5 DASH Flash DASH Native HLS Flash HLS native
Chrome (≥ v30) tick_green_sm2 tick_green_sm2 tick_green_sm2
Chrome (< v30) tick_green_sm2 tick_green_sm2
Safari (≥ v8) tick_green_sm2  tick_green_sm2 tick_green_sm2 tick_green_sm2
Safari (< v8)  tick_green_sm2 tick_green_sm2  tick_green_sm2
Firefox (≥ v42) tick_green_sm2  tick_green_sm2 tick_green_sm2
Firefox (< v42)  tick_green_sm2 tick_green_sm2
IE 11 on Windows 8 tick_green_sm2  tick_green_sm2 tick_green_sm2
IE (< v11)  tick_green_sm2 tick_green_sm2
Edge tick_green_sm2  tick_green_sm2  tick_green_sm2 tick_green_sm2 tick_green_sm2
HbbTV (≥ v1.5)  tick_green_sm2  tick_green_sm2
HbbTV (< v1.5)  tick_green_sm2
ChromeCast  tick_green_sm2
Apple TV  tick_green_sm2
Android ≥ v4.0
with Chrome
tick_green_sm2
Android ≥ v4.1
with ExoPlayer
tick_green_sm2  tick_green_sm2
Windows Phone 8 tick_green_sm2
iOS  tick_green_sm2

Audio & Video Codecs

Browser H.264 H.265 VP8 VP9 MP3 AAC Vorbis Opus
Chrome on Desktop 4+ 25+ 25+ 4+ 12+ 4+ 33+
Firefox on Desktop 22+ 20+ 28+ 22+ 22+ 20+ 20+
IE on Windows 9+ 9+ 9+
Edge 12+ 12+ 12+ 12+
Opera on Windows 25+ 11+ 16+ 15+ 11+ 12+
Safari on OS X 3+ 3+ 3+
Firefox on OS X 35+ 35+ 35+
Mobile
Chrome on Android 30+ 30+ 30+ 30+ 30+
Stock Browser of Android 2.3+ 4.0+ 2.3+ 2.3+ 2.3+
Firefox on Android 20+ 20+ 28+ 20+ 20+ 20+
Safari on iOS 3+ 3+ 3+
IE on Windows Phone 7.5+ 7.5+ 7.5+

MediaSource API

Browser MSE Supported Media EME Supported Key Systems
Chrome on Desktop 34+ mp4, webm 34+ clearkey, widevine
Firefox on Desktop 42+ mp4 42+ clearkey, primetime
IE on Windows 11+1 mp4, ts 11+1 clearkey, playready
Edge 12+ mp4, ts 12+ clearkey, playready
Opera on Desktop 15+ mp4, webm 31+ clearkey, widevine
Safari on OS X 8+ mp4, ts 8+ fairplay
Chrome on Android 34+ mp4, webm 34+ clearkey, widevine
IE on Windows Phone 8.1+ mp4 8.1+ 2
  • 1 support for IE 11 only on Windows 8
  • 2 apparently no key system supported

DRM

Browser WidevineCLASSIC WidevineMODULAR PlayReady FairPlay Access(PrimeTime)
Chrome (35+)  tick_green_sm2
Firefox (42+ on Windows)  tick_green_sm2
IE (11+ on Windows 8.1+)  tick_green_sm2
Edge  tick_green_sm2
Opera (31+)  tick_green_sm2
Safari (8+ on OS X)  tick_green_sm2
Mobile
Android (3+)  tick_green_sm2
Android (4.3+)  tick_green_sm2  tick_green_sm2
iOS (6+)  tick_green_sm2
Windows Phone tick_green_sm2
Set-top Boxes
Chromecast  tick_green_sm2 tick_green_sm2
Android TV  tick_green_sm2  tick_green_sm2
Apple TV  tick_green_sm2
TVs
HbbTV 1.5+  tick_green_sm2
Samsung Smart TVs (2011+ models) tick_green_sm2  tick_green_sm2
Smart TV Alliance (most models)  tick_green_sm2  tick_green_sm2
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