SourceBuffer.appendBuffer()

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The appendBuffer() method of the SourceBuffer interface appends media segment data from an ArrayBuffer or ArrayBufferView object to the SourceBuffer.

Syntax

sourceBuffer.appendBuffer(source);

Parameters

source
A BufferSource (that is, either an ArrayBufferView or ArrayBuffer) which contains the media segment data you want to add to the SourceBuffer.

Return value

undefined.

Exceptions

None.

Example

TBD.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Media Source Extensions
The definition of 'appendBuffer()' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support

31

23 — 31 -webkit-

12

42

25 — 421 2

113158
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidOpera AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support33 ? Yes No30 No ?

1. Limited support to a whitelist of sites, for example YouTube, Netflix, and other popular streaming sites. The whitelist was removed when Media Source Extensions was enabled by default in Firefox 42.

2. From version 25 until version 42 (exclusive): this feature is behind the media.mediasource.enabled preference. To change preferences in Firefox, visit about:config.

3. Only works on Windows 8+.

See also

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