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MediaEncryptedEvent: MediaEncryptedEvent() constructor

The MediaEncryptedEvent constructor creates a new MediaEncryptedEvent object.

Note: In normal cases, you don't need to call this constructor in your code as such events are usually generated by the browser when needed.


new MediaEncryptedEvent(type)
new MediaEncryptedEvent(type, options)



A string with the name of the event. It is case-sensitive and browsers always set it to encrypted.

options Optional

An object that, in addition of the properties defined in Event(), can have the following properties:


A string with the type of the initialization data contained in this object


An ArrayBuffer with the initialization data, or null if there is none.

Return value

A new MediaEncryptedEvent object.


Browser compatibility

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