VideoDecoder

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The VideoDecoder interface of the WebCodecs API decodes chunks of video.

Constructor

VideoDecoder.VideoDecoder()

Creates a new VideoDecoder object.

Properties

VideoDecoder.decodeQueueSizeRead only

An integer representing the number of decode queue requests.

VideoDecoder.stateRead only

Indicates whether the underlying codec is configured for decoding.

Methods

VideoDecoder.configure()

Enqueues a control message to configure the video decoder for decoding chunks.

VideoDecoder.decode()

Enqueues a control message to decode a given chunk of video.

VideoDecoder.flush()

Returns a promise that resolves once all pending messages in the queue have been completed.

VideoDecoder.reset()

Resets all states including configuration, control messages in the control message queue, and all pending callbacks.

VideoDecoder.close()

Ends all pending work and releases system resources.

Specifications

Specification
WebCodecs
# videodecoder-interface

Browser compatibility

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See also

Video processing with WebCodecs