I can use the nodownload video attribute on a VF page. Can't seem to get it to work on component. Is there a way to get nodownload attribute to work?

<aura:html tag="div">
    <video width="640" height="480" poster="{!$Resource.NIIMBL_Logo}" controls="true" controlsList="nodownload" >
        <source src="/resource/video" type="video/mp4"  />

  • Even I am facing the same problem – Yogesh Malbhage Aug 16 '18 at 6:03
  • By not working do you mean it just doesn't appear in the rendered markup? Is there a way you could add it via JS after rendering? – Matt Lacey Aug 16 '18 at 6:28
  • Matt - It is not appearing in the rendered markup. I haven't looked into JS yet. – Michele Kleinhomer Aug 16 '18 at 13:55
  • I did not find a way to do it with a lightning component. I use Visualforce components to display my videos. – Michele Kleinhomer Sep 27 '20 at 2:14

we found the solution for it! yes salesforce is escaping some attributes from video tag after loading the page.

it works if we do it like below:

    <aura:attribute name="vidVal" type="String"/>
    <aura:handler name="init" value="{!this}" action="{!c.doInit}"/>
    <aura:unescapedHtml value="{!v.vidVal}"> </aura:unescapedHtml>

 doInit : function(component,event){

            var vid = component.get("v.slide.mediaUrl");

            var ele = '<video aura:id="videoRenderer" disablePictureInPicture="true" controls="Play,Pause" controlsList="nodownload"> <source src="'+vid+'" type="video/mp4"> </source>Browser dont support Videos.</video> '
            component.set("v.vidVal" , ele);


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