DecompressionStream()

The DecompressionStream() constructor creates a new DecompressionStream object which decompresses a stream of data.

Syntax

let DecompressionStream = new DecompressionStream(format);

Parameters

format
One of the following compression formats:
  • "gzip"
  • "deflate"

Exceptions

TypeError
Thrown if the format passed to the constructor is not supported.

Examples

In this example a blob is decompressed using gzip compression.

const ds = new DecompressionStream('gzip');
const decompressedStream = blob.stream().pipeThrough(ds);

Specifications

Specification
Compression Streams
# dom-decompressionstream-decompressionstream

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