WebGLTransformFeedback

This is an experimental technology
Check the Browser compatibility table carefully before using this in production.

The WebGLTransformFeedback interface is part of the WebGL 2 API and enables transform feedback, which is the process of capturing primitives generated by vertex processing. It allows to preserve the post-transform rendering state of an object and resubmit this data multiple times.

When working with WebGLTransformFeedback objects, the following methods of the WebGL2RenderingContext are useful:

Examples

Creating a WebGLTransformFeedback object

in this example, gl must be a WebGL2RenderingContext. WebGLTransformFeedback objects are not available in WebGL 1.

var transformFeedback = gl.createTransformFeedback();

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
WebGL 2.0
The definition of 'WebGLTransformFeedback' in that specification.
Editor's Draft Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
Basic supportChrome Full support 56Edge No support NoFirefox Full support 51IE No support NoOpera Full support 43Safari No support NoWebView Android Full support 58Chrome Android Full support 58Edge Mobile No support NoFirefox Android Full support 51Opera Android Full support 43Safari iOS No support NoSamsung Internet Android Full support 7.0

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