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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.