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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 AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support
Chrome Full support 49Edge ? Firefox ? IE ? Opera ? Safari ? WebView Android Full support 49Chrome Android Full support 49Edge Mobile ? Firefox Android ? Opera Android ? Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android Full support 5.0


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