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Control volume of AudioContext




Developer Tools: Web Audio Editor
3 years ago
3 years ago


(Reporter: jsantell, Unassigned)


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Would be cool to just mute a context, as the most annoying thing about playing with web audio is hearing the same thing over and over again.

Experimented with AudioChannelService [http://143th.net/post/79292963535/audio-volume-and-mute-per-window-object] but unfortunately one must enable `media.useAudioChannelService` which changes how audio works in the entire browser (FxOS has this by default), so doesn't seem like a good solution.

Having a gain node generated at the start placed before the Destination node could work, but want to make this a last resort.
To use AudioChannelService, if we need to later:

let utils = this.tabActor.browser.contentWindow                                                   
utils.audioMuted = true;
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