HTML <audio> muted Attribute

The muted attribute on a <audio> element mutes (silences) the audio. The audio file can be played, but without sound.

Example

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A muted attribute on a <audio> element.
The audio can be played, but without sound.

<audio controls muted>
  <source src="/media/epic.mp3" type="audio/mpeg">
  <source src="/media/epic.wav" type="audio/wav">
</audio>

Using muted

The muted attribute mutes (silences) the audio control.

Pressing the start button will play the audio file, but without sound.

To get sound back, click the mute button (to unmute), or remove the muted attribute.


Syntax

<audio muted>

Browser support

Here is when muted support started for each browser:

Chrome
4.0 Jan 2010
Firefox
11.0 Mar 2012
IE/Edge
10.0 Sep 2012
Opera
11.5 Aug 2011
Safari
7.1 Sep 2014

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