Video seekable Property

Video Object Reference Video Object


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

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

The result of x could be:

Start: 0 End: 12.612
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Definition and Usage

The seekable property returns a TimeRanges object.

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

A seekable range is a time-range of 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.

Note: This property is read-only.

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.



Return Value

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

TimeRanges Object Properties:

  • length - get the number of seekable ranges in the 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

Video Object Reference Video Object