Converting WebM files for Playback, Editing on Mac OS X (El Capitan Included)
What's the WebM?
WebM is an open, royalty-free video container format designed for use with HTML5, similar to OGV format. WebM files save much space with the smaller file size than other web video files including FLV. Now most popular web browsers as Chrome, Firefox, Opera support playing WebM video without requiring plug-ins. IE and Safari can support it by install a plug-in.
Why we need to convert WebM on Mac?
In fact, although as popular as it being, the WebM format is only for HTML 5 websites to stream videos online and few portable devices and players currently support playing this kind of files. That's why many people often encounter kinds of problems when trying to play WebM videos on QuickTime or iTunes, edit WebM flies in NLE systems including Final Cut Pro, iMovie, Premiere Pro or import WebM movies to Apple devices like iPad, iPod, iPhone. So we have the need to transcode WebM videos for smooth editing, playing and streaming on Mac.
How can we convert WebM files on Mac flawlessly?
To be honest, it is not as difficult as you imagine as long as you have a professional Mac Video Conerter program like Brorsoft iMedia Converter for Mac in hand. Running it, not only can help you transfer the WebM Videos to some common videos, such as MOV, MP4. WMV, AVI, MPEG, MKV, MXF, FLV, etc but also has the preset output format for editing tools, like Adobe Premiere, Sony Vegas, Windows Movie Maker, FCP, Avid and more. By the way, Windows users can go to get the Windows version. Now just let's fast walk through the converting WebM to Mac process.
Simple Steps to Convert WebM files on Mac
Step 1. Add WebM files
Drag WebM files to the program directly. Or go to the "File" menu, choose "Add Video" to locate the WebM files you want to transcode. You can add several files to do batch conversion.
Step 2. Select output format
Navigate the Format and click Common Video; MP4, MOV, AVI, WMV, MPEG, M4V are all the popular output formats for you.
P.S. This conversion app provides 100+ video presets for Asus Transformer, Galaxy Tab, iPad, Apple TV, Galaxy S4, Nook HD and more, allowing you to convert WebM movies to fit your different portable media players. What's more, if you want to edit WebM in FCP, iMovie, Adobe Premiere Pro, Sony Vegas Pro, just choose the certain format as the target.
Step 3. Start to convert WebM videos
When all the settings are done, click the Convert button on the lower right to start converting the added files and wait for the conversion to be done. That's it!
When the conversion is finished, you can click "Open" button to get the converted WebM files effortlessly. Now, editing and playing WebM video on Windows and Mac is easy and smooth.