OPUS codec support in WebAudio's decodeAudioData() API.

Extends support for OPUS to WebAudio's decodeAudioData() API.


We've long supported OPUS in <audio>, but due to technical complexity hadn't extended support to WebAudio previously. As of M56, OPUS can be used in decodeAudioData().



De-facto standard

Status in Chromium

Enabled by default (launch bug) in:

  • Chrome for desktop release 56
  • Chrome for Android release 56
  • Android WebView release 56

Consensus & Standardization

  • Shipped
  • Shipped
  • No public signals
  • Positive


Last updated on 2016-12-12