Installed web applications can now receive file shares, e.g. images. Using the manifest, the web application can declare which MIME types and/or file extensions it accepts. Previously, mobile platforms allowed files to be shared to native applications, but not web applications.

Demo

Documentation

Specification

Editor's draft

Status in Chromium

A-N/A


Enabled by default (tracking bug) in:

  • Chrome for desktop release 89
  • Chrome for Android release 76

Consensus & Standardization

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

Owner

Intent to Prototype url

Intent to Prototype thread

Comments

In development on Chrome OS. Shipped on Android.

Search tags

share,

Last updated on 2021-04-08