Audio element

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Method of playing sound on webpages (without requiring a plug-in). Includes support for the following media properties: currentSrc, currentTime, paused, playbackRate, buffered, duration, played, seekable, ended, autoplay, loop, controls, volume & muted

IE

  1. 5.5 - 8: Not supported
  2. 9 - 10: Supported
  3. 11: Supported

Edge

  1. 12 - 79: Supported
  2. 80: Supported

Firefox

  1. 2 - 3: Not supported
  2. 3.5 - 19: Partial support
  3. 20 - 71: Supported
  4. 72: Supported
  5. 73 - 74: Supported

Chrome

  1. 4 - 79: Supported
  2. 80: Supported
  3. 81 - 83: Supported

Safari

  1. 3.1 - 3.2: Not supported
  2. 4 - 12.1: Supported
  3. 13: Supported
  4. TP: Supported

Opera

  1. 9: Not supported
  2. 9.5 - 10.1: Partial support
  3. 10.5 - 65: Supported
  4. 66: Supported

iOS Safari

  1. 3.2: Not supported
  2. 4 - 13.1: Supported
  3. 13.2: Supported
  4. 13.3: Supported

Opera Mini

  1. all: Not supported

Android Browser

  1. 2.1 - 2.2: Not supported
  2. 2.3 - 4.4.4: Supported
  3. 76: Supported

Blackberry Browser

  1. 7: Supported
  2. 10: Supported

Opera Mobile

  1. 10: Not supported
  2. 11 - 12.1: Supported
  3. 46: Supported

Chrome for Android

  1. 79: Supported

Firefox for Android

  1. 68: Supported

IE Mobile

  1. 10: Supported
  2. 11: Supported

UC Browser for Android

  1. 12.12: Supported

Samsung Internet

  1. 4 - 9.2: Supported
  2. 10.1: Supported

QQ Browser

  1. 1.2: Supported

Baidu Browser

  1. 7.12: Supported

KaiOS Browser

  1. 2.5: Supported
Resources:
Detailed article on support
HTML5 Doctor article
File format test page
Demos of audio player that uses the audio element
The State of HTML5 Audio
Detailed article on video/audio elements
has.js test
WebPlatform Docs
Sub-features:
Wav audio format
MP3 audio format
Opus
Ogg Vorbis audio format
AAC audio file format
FLAC audio format