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WebM iOS - How to Play WebM on iPad and Other iOS Devices

Author by Hales

Updated on Mar 9, 2023

The WebM video file format developed by Google is becoming more and more popular. However, it is not supported by Apple iOS devices, so it is troublesome for Apple users who want to play WebM files on an iOS device like iPad.

Fortunately, a recommended WebM format converter is helpful enough to solve WebM iOS playback issues.

Why Can't iOS Devices Play WebM?

WebM is an open media file format designed for the Web and compressed with VP8 or VP9 video codecs, which is often used in high-quality videos such as YouTube and Reddit. Since iOS devices support only MP4, MOV, etc. video formats, it still cannot support WebM format, and Apple's QuickTime player codec does not support WebM. So, it is quite inconvenient for those who want to play WebM files on their iOS devices such as iPhone, iPad. But don't worry, this article will give you a workable way to easily play WebM on iPhone, iPad and your other iOS devices.

UPDATE: Apple has added WebM audio codec support to Safari with iOS 15, but WebM video playback is still not available.

How to Play WebM on iOS Devices?

In fact, there are still some practical ways to solve the problem of iOS WebM playback. WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro is a good helper for WebM iPad playback. It is both an excellent WebM editor and a useful WebM to MP4 /AVI / MOV converter. In order to play the WebMs iPad, you need to convert them to a format supported by iOS devices. The following are three solutions we provided to solve the iPad WebM playback.

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Method 1 – How to Convert WebM to iOS Compatible Formats

Import the WebM File

Before start, please free download and install HD Video Converter Factory Pro on PC.

Step 1. Import WebM File to the Software

Launch the WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro and find and click the “Converter” under the video list box. Add WebM file by clicking “+Add Files” on the top or drag WebM file to the interface directly.

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Step 2. Convert WebM to the Formats Supported by iOS

Click on the “Click to change output format” on the right to find the video option in the Select Format, select a format supported by iOS, such as MP4, MOV.

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Step 3. Change the Output Formats of iOS WebM and Save it

There is also a more convenient way: Find the Select Device, select the Apple logo icon, and then choose your device in the drop down box. Then click on the output folder in the lower left corner and select the save path to save the new file. Finally, click the "Run" button to start the process.

Method 2 – How to Convert WebM iOS Devices Online

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To learn how to view WebM on iPad and play WebM on an iOS device, you need to convert the WebM file into an iOS compatible format such as MP4, MOV. Please visit:

Step 1. In the drop-down list in Convert, select the format of the conversion: WebM to MP4, WebM to AVI, WebM to MKV.

Step 2. Select “From a URL” in Source and add the source video file (the maximum size of the video file is less than 200MB).

Step 3. Finally click Convert to download and play WebM on iPad.

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Method 3 – How to Play WebM on iOS Devices Using WebM Player

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Before start, download PlayerXtreme from the App Store, which can play WebM smoothly on various iOS devices such as iPhone, iPad, PC, Mac, TV, etc. Here you can find the answer to the problem of safari WebM playback.

Step 1. Find the URL of the WebM file in advance, then click on the "Open in" link in the Safari window.

Step 2. Select "Open in PlayerXtreme" in the list below.

Step 3. Finally, copy and paste the URL of the WebM video into the PlayerXtreme application for playback (you need to download PlayerXtreme Pro)

At last

We believe that you can easily enjoy WebM videos on your iOS device according to the above three methods we provide! We also have other tutorials on WebM: WebM to WMV and WebM to MOV. Please keep an eye on us.

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