The ImageBitmap rendering context for canvas elements

The interface ImageBitmapRenderingContext is a low overhead path for bringing pixel data in the form of an ImageBitmap object to the display. It uses transfer semantics to avoid memory copy and compositing ovehead and to reduce memory consumption



Established standard

Status in Chromium


Enabled by default (tracking bug) in:

  • Chrome for desktop release 56
  • Chrome for Android release 56
  • Android WebView release 56
  • Opera release 43
  • Opera for Android release 43

Consensus & Standardization

  • Shipped
  • No public signals
  • No public signals
  • Positive


Last updated on 2017-06-14