With the FileSystem API, a web app can create, read, navigate, and write to a sandboxed section of the user's local file system.

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Specification

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Specification currently under development in a Working Group

Status in Chromium

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Enabled by default

Consensus & Standardization

After a feature ships in Chrome, the values listed here are not guaranteed to be up to date.

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Comments

Mozilla submitted a different API proposal to WebApps WG (http://w3c.github.io/filesystem-api/). Discussions ongoing http://www.w3.org/2013/11/11-webapps-minutes.html#item04

Last updated on 2020-11-09