This change adds the SourceBuffer.changeType() method to improve cross-codec or cross-bytestream transitions during playback with Media Source Extensions.

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Specification being incubated in a Community Group

Status in Chromium

Blink>Media


Enabled by default (tracking bug)

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We are incubating this feature via the WICG, with goal of eventually working with WebPlatformWG to get the result of WICG incubation as part of the next version of the Media Source Extensions API (MSE).

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MSE, changeType, MediaSource, codec switching, bytestream switching,

Last updated on 2021-05-05