Optimizing WebM Video for Mac

HTML 5 web standard is used by more and more websites, you can be easy to fond a WebM video, which is is a media file format designed for playback on the web,it is an open source. It defines a matroska-like multimedia container structure consisting of video compressed with the open VP8 video codec and audio compressed with the Vorbis audio codec. Sometimes, when we get a WebM video to play on video players, you can’t play the WebM  video on the player smoothly? why? because some player will not play WebM files with having to install some extra free software. The player is incapable of splitting the WebM container format or playing the video and audio content, or the video source need to be optimized for better layback. You also can install a third software to convert the WebM files to the player best supported format or find a new player which can play the WebM video. Here will provide you 3 ways to optimize the WebM video for faster streaming and seeking.

Way 1. Resource Optimization for playing WebM Video with faster streaming and seeking

Even your player can play the WebM video, you still ca n’t make sure the playback process is smooth, instead, you often meet these: Audio-Video Lag, Audio shuttering, frames being lost, unsynchronized subtitles, long buffering issue etc. The direct way is to optmize the source.You can free up a lot of space for streaming and seeking the WebM video fast.

First, you can delete all offline content and browser history for getting more space, just need to open your computer Control panel, the choose"Internet options > General tab > Delete files > Delete all offline content", it’s so easy.

Second, you can close all the running applications, such as: Close all windows that are unnecessary, shut down unnecessary programs, remove all the startup programs from startup window. Sometimes, you may use the antivirus app to ccheck you commputer, you can stop antivirus blocking, etc, these operation can be helpful for you.

Way 2. Install a better Mac player which can play WebM Video with faster streaming and seeking

When we play the WebM video on the main popular video player, such as: QuickTime Player which supports MOV, MP4, M4V and some camcorder AVI clips. But if you try to play WebM on Mac, QuickTime will be break off. Because the QuickTime Player can’t decode the WebM video. If you want to play WebM video for faster streaming and seeking, you can choose a Mac video player which can support WebM video format, like Elmedia Player, it is an outstanding product with high quality and is very easy to operate. When you install this software, the open the app, in the app’s main menu choose “File”, then “Open” to find the WebM video for playback.

Another good app is VLC Player for Mac OS X, which announces they can support the WebM video, you can install it for playing your WebM video on Mac.

Way 3. Optimize the WebM Video decoding for faster streaming and seeking

If you like to use the QuickTime Player and don’t want to install a new player or you don’t want to add the computer load, how to play the WebM Video on QuickTime Player? You just need a iMedia Converter for Mac, which is a powerful video converter, you can switch the video to the device best supported format, such as the MOV is the best QuickTime Player supported format. It is a professional video converter software for Mac users which able to convert WebM video to all popular video formats, including AVI, MOV, MP4, FLV smoothly. Meanwhile, it can also convert video to Mac portable devices such as iPad, iPhone (iPhone 7 included), iPod, Apple TV with fast speed.You can find these devices in the format list quickly, which has been defined and you don’t need to edit the WebM Video anymore.

Fast ripping speed is always the main factor for user to choose a good software, This WebM Video converter can optimize WebM video with high speed and high quality. Except, if you want to pursue the higher speed, you can convert the WebM Video to H.264 or H.265 format, this tool can support H.264 and H.265 accelaration. A powerful video editing is also important, sometimes, we want to reduce the video size for better placback, you can change the video size in the setting menu. Sometimes, you want to remove the
mother tongue in the video, this tool provide the forced subtitle option for you. Sometimes, you want to change the video background color or brightness, this tool also can satisfy you.

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Steps on converting the WebM Video to QuickTime Player best supported format

Step 1. Import the WebM Video

 Click “File” > “Add Video/Audio” or “Add from Folder” to import source files to the program.

Load MOV files into the program

Step 2.Choose the output format

Click the “Format” bar, select your desired output file format from “Format” drop-down options. For example, you want to play the WebM video on QuickTime Player, you can click "Common Video" to choose “MOV – QuickTime MOV(*.mov)” which is the best format supported by QuickTime Player. Then click"Browse" to choose the save location.

TIP: If you use other media player, you can choose other video format which is acceptable by it. Any video format, you can find in this tool.

Choose output file format

Step 3. Start the conversion

Just press the button"Convert" and wait for a while, you will get a new video with the original quality.

Although way 1 and way 2 can help you to solve the problem, but they are too tedious, sometimes you may delete other important files when you are optimizing the source. If you want to do other things on the computer and play the WebM video at the same time, the best way is to convert the WebM video to the popular format for faster streaming and seeking.

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