Open WEBM file

WebM video in Matroska format

How to open webm files?

webm file icon Have you had trouble opening the webm file on your computer? What are webm files? We explain what they are and recommend software that we know will open them.

What is webm file?

WebM extension files are video files that use the Matroska specific WebM format.

More information about webm files: WebM video in Matroska format

WebM is a video file format developed by Google. It is primarily intended to offer a royalty-free alternative to use in the HTML5 video and the HTML5 audio elements.

It has a sister project WebP for images. The development of the format is sponsored by Google, and the corresponding software is distributed under a BSD license. The WebM container is based on a profile of Matroska. WebM initially supported VP8 video and Vorbis audio streams. In 2013, it was updated to accommodate VP9 video and Opus audio.

Suggested software to open webm file

Media Player

Windows 11 default media player.

VLC media player

One of the most popular multi-platfom multimeda player

What file extension actually is?

Simply put, file extensions are the characters after the dot in the computer file name, so for example document-name.pdf has file extension „pdf“. This helps Windows to identify which program should be used to open the file.

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