SourceBuffer.appendStream()

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The appendStream() method of the SourceBuffer interface appends media segment data from a ReadableStream object to the SourceBuffer.

Syntax

sourceBuffer.appendStream(stream, maxSize);

Parameters

stream
The ReadableStream that is the source of the media segment data you want to append to the SourceBuffer.
maxSize
An unsigned long value indicating the maximum number of bytes that can be appended in this operation.

Returns

Void.

Errors

None.

Example

TBD.

Specifications

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

Browser compatibility

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic supportChrome No support NoEdge Full support 12Firefox No support NoIE ? Opera No support NoSafari ? WebView Android ? Chrome Android ? Edge Mobile ? Firefox Android No support NoOpera Android ? Safari iOS No support NoSamsung Internet Android ?

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