Media Working Group

What we do

The goal of the Media Working Group is to develop and improve client-side media processing and playback features on the Web. Learn more about the goals, scope, and deliverables.


The group settled on a monthly call cadence. Day and time of these calls are still to be determined.

The group meets face-to-face at least once per year during W3C's annual Technical Plenary Advisory Committee (TPAC). Additional face-to-face meetings may be organized. Past face-to-face meetings:

Get involved

This group works in public. We welcome comments and discussion from the web community on our mailing-list public-media-wg@w3.org (publicly archived) and, preferably, through issues in one of the group's GitHub repositories, where most of the work happens:

w3c/media-wg / issues
The group's home page. Issues used to track group-wide discussions
w3c/autoplay / issues
Repository of the Autoplay Policy Detection specification
w3c/encrypted-media / issues
Repository of the Encrypted Media Extensions (EME) specification
w3c/media-capabilities / issues
Repository of the Media Capabilities specification
w3c/media-playback-quality / issues
Repository of the Media Playback Quality specification
w3c/mediasession / issues
Repository of the Media Session specification
w3c/media-source / issues
Repository of the Media Source Extensions (MSE) specification
w3c/picture-in-picture / issues
Repository of the Picture-in-picture specification

Notes get taken during meetings on IRC: irc.w3.org:6665#mediawg / IRC web client