In this article, learn how to play Webm files directly without any third party software.
Let me explain first What is a WebM File?
WebM file format is a royalty-free alternative for using in HTML5 video tag. This video format is based on a profile of Matroska and primarily supports VP8 video streams and Vorbis audio streams. WebM is supported by the most popular web browsers like Chrome, Firefox, and Opera. For example, in majority of the browsers, video sharing platforms such as YouTube uses the WebM format.
Which means, you can run Webm video files in most of the browsers like Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, and more, easily, without using any software. So, let’s see how to run Webm file without any software.
How to Run Webm Files easily Using Major Browsers
Step 1. First of all, navigate to the video file and double-check the format. To do that, right-click on the video file and select Properties.
Step 2. When the Webm File Properties window pops up, navigate to the Type of file section, and then check the video file format. It should be WEBM file (.webm).
Step 3. Close the Properties window, and then open your Chrome browser. Press Ctrl + O to open the file location. Choose the Webm video file you want to play and click on Open.
Step 4. Now, Chrome runs the Webm file.
In the same method, you can try playing the Webm file on your Mozilla Firefox, Edge or Opera browser.
In this video, we are gonna show you how to play your Webm video on the Chrome browser.
Hope something helps you.