How to detect HTML5 audio MP3 support

To detect HTML5 audio MP3 support, use the Modernizr library.

As stated in the official specification


Source − Screenshot from the official Modernizr documentation

 For detecting HTML5 audio MP3 support, you can also check the User-Agent to detect which browser is used.

You can also use JavaScript to test −

var x = document.createElement('audio');
return !!(x.canPlayType && x.canPlayType('audio/mpeg;').replace(/no/, ''));