Large blobs previously blocked the renderer while transferring data to the browser. This is now asynchronous, which speeds up blob construction. This is the first part of the plan to allow blob data to be saved on disk, which removes the 500MB limit on blob storage.


Status in Chromium


Enabled by default (tracking bug) in:

  • Chrome for desktop release 51
  • Chrome for Android release 51
  • Android WebView release 51

Consensus & Standardization

After a feature ships in Chrome, the values listed here are not guaranteed to be up to date.

  • No signal
  • No signal
  • No signal
  • Positive


Search tags

blob, blobs,

Last updated on 2020-11-09