DailyVideo

<DailyVideo sessionId={sessionId} />

The DailyVideo component renders a <video> tag for a given participant's sessionId and track type.

Props

ParameterRequiredTypeDescription
sessionIdstringThe participant's session_id for which the video track should be played
automirrorbooleanWhen enabled, mirrors a local participant's user-facing camera video. Defaults to false
fit'contain' | 'cover'Determines wether the video should be fully contained or cover the element. See object-fit for details. Defaults to 'contain'
mirrorbooleanWhen set to true, video is mirrored. Defaults to false
playableStyleObjectInline styles to be applied, when the video is in a playable state. These will overwrite styles passed with the style prop. Use this to style the <video> differently when it's playing or not (e.g. when the participant's camera is muted or not). Defaults to {}
onResizeFunctionCallback when the video element is resized. Reports the video's height, width and aspectRatio.
styleObjectInline styles to be applied to the <video> element. Defaults to {}
type'video' | 'screenVideo'The participant's track type to play. Defaults to 'video'

DailyVideo also accepts any other React.VideoHTMLAttributes.

Data attributes

DailyVideo renders a couple of dynamic data attributes:

AttributeDescription
data-local"true" in case the video comes from the local participant
data-mirrored"true" in case the video is mirrored, due to automirror or mirror
data-playable"true" in case the video is in a playable state
data-session-idContains the corresponding sessionId
data-subscribed"true" or "staged" in case the video track is subscribed or staged
data-video-typeContains the corresponding type

Sample code