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The ignoreMutedMedia property of the MediaRecorder interface indicates whether the MediaRecorder instance will record input, when the input MediaStreamTrack is muted. If this attribute is false, MediaRecorder will record silence for audio and black frames for video. The default is false.


var boolean = MediaRecorder.ignoreMutedMedia
MediaRecorder.ignoreMutedMedia = boolean


A Boolean.


Specification Status Comment
MediaStream Recording
The definition of 'ignoreMutedMedia' in that specification.
Working Draft Initial definition.

Browser Compatibility

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
Chrome No support 49 — 57Edge No support NoFirefox ? IE ? Opera Full support 36Safari ? WebView Android No support 49 — 57Chrome Android No support 49 — 57Firefox Android ? Opera Android Full support 36Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android Full support 5.0


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Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.
Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.