An AudioContext can now be explicitly closed, thereby releasing any hardware resources associated with the AudioContext. Without this, developers had to depend on garbage collection of the AudioContext to release hardware resources.

Specification

Editor's draft

Status in Chromium

Blink


Enabled by default (tracking bug) in:

  • Chrome for desktop release 43

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

Owners

Last updated on 2021-05-05