WaveShaperNode.WaveShaperNode()

The WaveShaperNode() constructor of the Web Audio API creates a new WaveShaperNode object which is an AudioNode that represents a non-linear distorter.

Syntax

var waveShaperNode = new WaveShaperNode(context, options)

Parameters

Inherits parameters from the AudioNodeOptions dictionary.

context
A reference to an AudioContext.
options Optional
Options are as follows:
  • curve: The shaping curve used for the waveshaping effect. The input signal is nominally within the range [-1;1].
  • oversample: Specifies what type of oversampling (if any) should be used when applying the shaping curve. Valid values are 'none', '2x', or '4x'. The default is 'none'.

Return value

A new WaveShaperNode object instance.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Web Audio API
The definition of 'WaveShaperNode()' 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 supportChrome Full support 55
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Full support 55
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Notes Before Chrome 59, the default values were not supported.
Edge ? Firefox Full support 53IE No support NoOpera Full support 42Safari ? WebView Android Full support 55
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Full support 55
Notes
Notes Before Chrome 59, the default values were not supported.
Chrome Android Full support 55
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Full support 55
Notes
Notes Before Chrome 59, the default values were not supported.
Edge Mobile ? Firefox Android Full support 53Opera Android Full support 42Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android Full support 6.0

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