File Handling

File Handling provides a way for web applications to declare the ability to handle files with given MIME types and extensions. The web application will receive an event when the user intends to open a file with that web application.

Comments

This will depend on service worker launch events and writable files.

Specification

Editor's draft

Status in Chromium

UI>Browser>WebAppInstalls


Proposed (tracking bug)

Consensus & Standardization

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

Owners

Last updated on 2019-02-15