Embedded audio does not play in SVG animation

By design Issue #7389811


Apr 29, 2016
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  • Microsoft Edge
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Embedded audio does not play in SVG animation in EDGE.
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No audio is reproduced. This works perfectly in other browsers (i.e. Chrome).


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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Status to “By design”

    • Thanks for your input. The SVG image seems to be using SMIL for animations.
      SMIL (<animate> etc) is a deprecated technology, and Chrome is planning to phase out support for it.

      We do not intend to support SMIL at this point, and resolved this bug as By Design.

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