An ImageBitmap object represents a bitmap image that can be painted to a canvas without undue latency. An ImageBitmap object can be obtained from a variety of different objects, using the createImageBitmap() method. ImageBitmap provides an asynchronous and resource efficient pathway to prepare textures for rendering in WebGL.




Editor's draft

Status in Chromium


Enabled by default (tracking bug) in:

  • Chrome for desktop release 50
  • Chrome for Android release 50
  • Android WebView release 50

Consensus & Standardization

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

  • Shipped/Shipping
  • No signal
  • No signal
  • Strongly positive


Last updated on 2020-11-19