auto- +‎ play


autoplay (uncountable)

  1. (computing) Any software feature that plays (a video, a compact disc, etc.) automatically.
    • 2001, E. Ernst, The desktop guide to complementary and alternative medicine (page 445)
      If you have not enabled autoplay, click on the CD icon that appears on your desktop, then click on 'CAM' to open the application.
    • 2004, Tony Bove, Cheryl Rhodes, iLife '04 all-in-one desk reference for dummies (page 346)
      You can even combine the features and make a looping autoplay DVD for a kiosk or self-running demo.
    • 2011, Steve Fulton, Jeff Fulton, HTML5 Canvas (page 265)
      Adding controls, looping, and autoplay to an HTML5 video embed is simple.