“Media Capture from DOM Elements” document by W3C defines captureStream() method that allows the capture of the <canvas> element in the form of a MediaStream. We want to implement the necessary Blink and Chromium sections that would create this stream by accessing the canvas output according to the given frame rate constraints.




Specification link

Specification currently under development in a Working Group

Status in Chromium


Enabled by default (tracking bug)

Consensus & Standardization

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  • In development
  • No signal
  • No signal
  • Positive


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canvas, media stream,

Last updated on 2020-11-09