The File.type property is an inbuilt function of File WebAPI which gives the media type (MIME) of the file represented by a file object.
var name = file.type;
Return Value: It returns a string containing media type (MIME) indicating the type of the file. For example: “image/png” for PNG images.
Supported Browsers: The browser supported by WebAPI File.type property are listed below:
- Google Chrome 13.0
- Firefox 3.6
- Opera 16.0
- Internet Explorer 10.0