Encrypted Media Extensions (EME)

Defines a common API that may be used to discover, select and interact with Digital Rights Management systems for use with HTMLMediaElement.


Historical note: A prefixed API shipped in Chrome 26 for desktop and Chrome 32 for Android (http://crbug.com/173059). It was disabled on all platforms in Chrome 47 and removed in Chrome 50.




Working draft or equivalent

Status in Chromium

Enabled by default (launch bug) in:

  • Chrome for desktop release 42
  • Chrome for Android release 42
  • Android WebView release 43
  • Opera release 29
  • Opera for Android release 29

Consensus & Standardization


Last updated on 2017-05-01