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WebM File Extension Details and Tips

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WebM format has received a rising popularity and you may have got some WebM video files from video sharing sites like YouTube. Well, to make full use of these WebM media files, it is important to understand exactly what WebM files are and how to play, convert WebM videos effortlessly. Now we share the WebM File Extension Details and Tips with you.

What is WebM

The Webm is a compressed, open, high-quality video standard; stores video compressed using VP8 technology and audio compressed using Ogg Vorbis compression; commonly used for delivering online videos using the HTML5.

The WEBM container format is based on the Matroska container, which stores Matroska video in .MKV files. Most major Web browsers will support WebM as part of HTML5 video delivery. WebM is an alternative to the patented h.264 and MPEG4 standards, and is suitable for commercial and non-commercial applications.

How to Play a WebM file

VLC media player, MPlayer and K-Multimedia Player have native support for playing WebM files. By the way, WebM video streaming is supported by various web browsers such as Firefox, Opera, Chrome etc.

Note:For Windows uers, you can also play WebM in Windows Media Player. For Windows Media Player 12 on Windows 7 or 8, install the WebM Media Foundation Components. And For earlier versions of Windows Media Player, you will need to install the WebM DirectShow filters.

Why Convert WebM files

As you see, there are some media players can support WebM videos although, a lot of limits and potential troubles exist still. Popular media devices(Nexus 7, Galaxy S6, Galaxy Tab 4, iPad, etc), None-Linear Editing Systems(FCP, iMovie, Sony Vegas, etc) can't natively support WebM format. So have a WebM file and you just can't get it to play, edit share as you want? A wise way is to convert WebM to more common formats including AVI, MP4, WMV, MPG, FLV, MKV, etc.

Why Choose Brorsoft WebM Converter

Obviously, to play, edit, share your WebM videos freely, you need the help with conversion software. And Brorsoft WebM Video Converter is considered to be the most sought after.

As the best WebM file converter, it provides all you need and thus is the ultimate solution for you to convert WebM videos. You can use it to convert WebM to MP4(H.264, H.265), MOV, FLV, AVI, MKV, WMV, MPG and more with fast conversion speed and high output video quality. And the outstanding feature is that this video converter provides 150+ ready presets for iPhone, iPad, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Apple TV and other media devices; various professional encoders - Apple Intermediate Codec, ProRes and DNxHD, DVCPRO, HDV, MPEG-2 - ensuring maximum editing quality and efficiency when working with iMovie, Final Cut Pro, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere.

What's more, it not only does it functions as a WebM movie converter, but also as a WebM editor that you can use to trim, crop, set effects, add subtitles and more to personalize your movies. If you are running on Mac OS X, please get WebM Converter for Mac.

Learn the full guide: How to Convert WebM to MP4, MOV, AVI, FLV, MPEG

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