Graphics and Media

Graphics and Media

This section includes documentation for HTML5 audio/video, as well as Canvas, Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG), and the WebGL APIs.

In this section


HTML5 Audio and Video

Describes the support for HTML5 Audio and Video APIs that Windows Internet Explorer provides.

HTML5 Canvas

Provides an API to draw, render, and manipulate two dimensional images and graphics on a document.

Media Capture and Streams

Describes support for Media Capture and Streams APIs which allow webpages to access to media capture devices, like webcams or microphones.

Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG)

SVG is a language to describe two-dimensional vector and mixed vector/raster graphics in an XML format.

Web Audio

Web Audio provides a wide range of APIs to support rich gaming and music experiences.


WebGL is a low-level API to render 3D graphics in a canvas element.


Related topics

Document Object Model (DOM)



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