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Updated on Sep 6, 2023

Since Apple doesn't support WebM, people who want to watch WebM videos on iPhone always have problems with WebM iPhone playback. This article introduces two methods on how to play WebM on iPhone to help you get rid of the troubles. One option is to use a third-party player, another is to download and convert the WebM video using the excellent WebM Converter (click the link to download the program in advance):

Apple already has a great H264 implementation and hardware support. However, when WebM, a royalty-free alternative to the H.264 standard, was widely adopted by Google, Firefox, Internet Explorer, and well-known video-sharing sites such as YouTube, Apple did nothing. WebM is often used for high-quality videos that use less bandwidth. However, you must face incompatibility issues when you watch WebM videos on iPhone in Safari web browser or iTunes. Don’t worry, this article explains two great ways on how to watch WebM on iPhone. Continue reading.

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Method 1: How to Open WebM on iPhone by Using PlayerXtreme Media Player

PlayerXtreme Media Player supports files in virtually any video formats, such as WebM, 3GP, AVI, MP4, VOB and so forth. You can watch HD WebM files from Safari in simple clicks. Let’s learn the concrete steps.

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Step 1. Install PlayerXtreme Media Player:

Step 2. To fix WebM iPhone problem, open the WebM video page and open its URL in a new tab.

Step 3. Hit “Open in” link and select Open in PlayerXtreme.

Step 4. The WebM video will be played automatically.

Tips. If you want to play your own WebM video, locate the video path and tap on the video so you’re able to select Open in PlayerXtreme. Besides PlayerXtreme Media Player, VLC for IOS is also a good option to play WebM on iPhone.

Method 2. How to Play WebM on iPhone with WonderFox Free HD Video Converter Factory

WonderFox Free HD Video Converter Factory can convert WebM to iPhone supported formats in one click. You don't even need to know which formats your phone supports, as the program provides optimized ready-to-use presets for a variety of Apple devices, including the latest iPhones, iPads, iPods and Apple TVs. It can also be used as a functional free video downloader to download online videos to MP4. Download the software and follow the section below to learn more about how to view WebM on iPhone.

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Two methods to add WebM files

Before start, please free downloadfree download the software for preparation.

Step 1. Import WebM videos into the WebM iPhone converter

Run WonderFox Free HD Video Converter Factory.

If you need to play your own WebM videos, select Converter, hit “Add Files” and navigate to the location of the file. Next import it into the program.

If you wish to play a WebM video online, select Downloader, click on “Download Video” and then copy & paste the video URL for downloading, then import the downloaded video into the Converter.

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Step 2. How to Play WebM on iPhone - Convert WebM videos

Click the output format button on the right and you’ll see the output format menu. Move your mouse to the Apple icon. Next select your device model.

As the picture shows, the software offers the presets for various Apple devices. With the help of it, you can not only play WebM on iPhone, but also WebM on many other devices. 

Run the process

Step 3. Finish the process

Click on the triangle icon on the main interface and choose an output path.  Now click on “Run” button to start the conversion. The conversion process is quick and easy to handle.

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The methods above also apply to other devices, such as WebM iPad, Mac, iTunes and QuickTime. If this WebM iPhone tutorial helped you, please share it with others.

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WonderFox Free HD Video Converter Factory enables you to convert and download files to Apple supported devices. So you can play almost any videos and audio on your iPhone, Mac, iPad, iPod, QuickTime and other Apple products and software.

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