The abstract superclass for objects that output the media recorded in a capture session.
- iOS 4.0+
- macOS 10.7+
- Mac Catalyst 13.0+Beta
AVCapture is an abstract base class describing an output destination of an
AVCapture provides an abstract interface for connecting capture output destinations, such as files and video previews, to a capture session (an instance of
AVCapture). A capture output can have multiple connections represented by
AVCapture objects, one for each stream of media that it receives from an
AVCapture. A capture output does not have any connections when it is first created. When you add an output to a capture session, the capture session creates connects that map media data from that session’s inputs to its outputs.
You can add concrete
AVCapture instances to a capture session using