Deprecated AVAssetWriter Methods

A method identified as deprecated has been superseded and may become unsupported in the future.

Deprecated in iOS 6.0


Completes the writing of the output file. (Deprecated in iOS 6.0.)

- (BOOL)finishWriting
Return Value

YES if writing can be finished, otherwise NO.


This method blocks until writing is finished. When this method returns successfully, the file being written by the receiver is complete and ready to use. You can check the values of the status and error properties for more information on why writing could not be finished.

  • Available in iOS 4.1 and later.
  • Deprecated in iOS 6.0.
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