A new rendering context that streamlines the display of ImageBitmap objects. This new rendering context uses transfer semantics to take ownership of the pixels of an ImageBitmap object, thus avoiding memory duplication and rasterization overhead.



Established standard

Status in Chromium


Enabled by default (tracking bug) in:

  • Chrome for desktop release 66
  • Chrome for Android release 66
  • Android WebView release 66

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
  • No signals



Feature was accidentally shipped with the wrong method name in Firefox (transferImageBitmap instead of transferFromImageBitmap)

Search tags

ImageBitmap canvas OffscreenCanvas transfer,

Last updated on 2020-11-19