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(ArrayBuffer);
sourceBuffer.appendBuffer(ArrayBufferView);

Parameters

ArrayBuffer
The ArrayBuffer that is the source of the media segment data you want to append to the SourceBuffer.
ArrayBufferView
The ArrayBufferView that is the source of the media segment data you want to append to the SourceBuffer.

Returns

Void.

Errors

None.

Example

TBD.

Specifications

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

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Edge Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support 23 (Yes) 25.0 (25.0)[1]
42.0 (42.0)
11[2] 15 8
Feature Android Edge Firefox Mobile (Gecko) Firefox OS (Gecko) IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support 4.4.4 (Yes)

No support

No support 11 30 No support

[1] Available after switching the about:config preference media.mediasource.enabled to true. In addition, support was limited to a whitelist of sites, for example YouTube, Netflix, and other popular streaming sites. The whitelist was removed and Media Source Extensions was enabled by default in 42+ for all sites.

[2] Only works on Windows 8+.

See also

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