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.
Status in Chromium
Enabled by default (tracking bug) in:
- Chrome for desktop release 89
- Chrome for Android release 76
Consensus & Standardization
Intent to Prototype urlIntent to Prototype thread
Last updated on 2021-01-19