The Window.crypto read-only property returns the Crypto object associated to the global object. This object allows web pages access to certain cryptographic related services.


var cryptoObj = window.crypto || window.msCrypto; // for IE 11


Specification Status Comment
Web Cryptography API
The definition of 'Window.crypto' in that specification.
Candidate Recommendation Initial definition

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Edge Opera Safari
Basic support 44 (Yes) (Yes) 6 ms 20 19 (Yes)
Feature Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile Firefox OS IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)

See also


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