How to Fix a WebM File without Audio Problem Effectively?

Author: Vita
Publish date
Updated on Jul 18, 2023
How to Make WebM with Sound
  • Free download Free download the efficient video transcoder and follow the steps to fix WebM no sound issue readily:
  • Step 1. Import all WebM files that have no sound.
  • Step 2. Select MP4 as the target format.
  • Step 3. Press "Run" to finalize the transcoding process.
Quick Navigation
1. Transcode WebM Files
–– Add WebM Files
–– Choose MP4 Profile
–– Start Transcoding
2. Other Methods to Fix WebM No Audio Problem

"I exported the same video file as H264 and WebM from Adobe Premiere, only to find that H264 has audio while WebM version has no audio. I checked the WebM video has audio. What can be the reason?" -- A question from the forum

WebM is a video container format for VP8/VP9/AV1 video and Vorbis/Opus audio. If the video or audio codec is incompatible with your device or player, you will fail to play WebM with sound. In this case, you can convert WebM files or change the codec to be supported by your device. Beyond that, improper audio settings can lead to WebM no sound issue. For instance, the sound is muted, or hardware acceleration is enabled on the device, Chrome, YouTube, Windows Media Player, etc.

The following post will share four easy ways to fix your WebM no audio problem. Read on.

1. Transcode WebM Files to Fix Codec Incompatibility Issue

To fix WebM not playing audio error caused by the unsupported video or audio codec, a video converter is necessary for transcoding. And you can use WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro. It offers more than 500 optimized presets with a variety of video/audio codecs, able to solve any format incompatibility issue. It can convert WebM VP8/VP9/Vorbis/Opus to MP4, H.264, AVI, WMV, AAC, MP3, etc. for easy playback with sound on any media players.

Now, free downloadfree download and install the software on your PC. Fix WebM file no sound issue by following the simple guide below.

HD Video Converter Factory Pro
Quick Fix to WebM No Audio

HD Video Converter Factory Pro offers the simplest way to fix any video/audio codec not supported issue. It can help you convert WebM files to device-compatible formats, and then you can play WebM with sound easily. Get this efficient video converter to start your work!

Free download Download for Free
Free download Download for Free

Step 1 – Add WebM Files

Launch HD Video Converter Factory Pro and select the Converter. Click Add Files or Add Video Folder to import all WebM files wihtout sound. Alternatively, you can drag and drop the files into the main interface.

Load WebM Files
Load WebM Files

Step 2 – Choose MP4 Profile

Click the format image on the right side, go to the Video tab, and select MP4 as the target preset. Then click the "Parameter settings" button to change the audio "Encoder" to "AAC", which is supported by most devices, hardware, and software. Press "OK" to save the change.

Meanwhile, you can modify the video bitrate, resolution, frame rate, aspect ratio, volume, and other settings based on your needs.

Select MP4 Preset
Select MP4 Preset

Step 3 – Start Video Transcoding

Click the inverted triangle button at the bottom to set an output folder. Then press Run to transcode videos and export the final files to your computer. Now, you have solved the WebM file no sound problem and can enjoy videos with audio hassle-free on your device.

Fix WebM File No Sound Issue
Fix WebM File No Sound Issue
WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro
Functional Video Converter
  • Batch convert WebM to MP4, MOV, H264, etc.
  • Replace or add a new audio track to a video.
  • Download movies and music online.
  • Screen record with audio (no lag/watermark).
  • Trim, crop, extract subtitles, make GIFs, etc.
Free download Download for Free
Free download Download for Free

2. Other Methods to Fix WebM No Audio Problem

In addition to transcoding WebM files to fix WebM file no sound caused by the codec incompatibility issue, you can install the required codec or play WebM files with other media players. Learn more details below.

Method 1 – Try Other Media Players

If your WebM files won't play audio on Windows Media Player or Chrome, you can use other media players like VLC and KMPlayer to check if they work well with sound. The two media players come with commonly-used video and audio codecs that can easily decode video files.

Related Tips: How to Play and Convert WebM Video Using VLC Media Player?
VLC Conversion No Audio? Here's How to Fix It!

Method 2 – Install the Required Audio Codec

The video file container WebM consists of VP8/VP9/AV1 video codec and Vorbis/Opus audio codec. Some of the codecs may be unsupported on the device or player. To play WebM video files with sound smoothly, you can install the proper audio codec from K-Lite Codec Pack. It contains everything you need to play almost all audio and video file formats, including WebM. It also provides useful functions, such as hardware-accelerated video decoding, broken codec detection, and much more.

Download link:

Method 3 – Use Windows Built-in Troubleshooter

If you fail to play WebM audio on Windows, you can use the native troubleshooter to fix the problem of WebM not playing sound. Here is how:

1. Open "Settings" on your PC.
2. Go to "Updated & Security". Click "Troubleshoot" on the left panel.
3. Navigate to "Get up and running". (If it's not on your interface, click "Additional troubleshooters")
4. Select "Playing Audio" and click "Run the troubleshooter".
5. Play the WebM video to check if the problem is solved.

Sum up

This article shares four solutions to the WebM no audio issue. Using VLC Media Player or troubleshooting audio playback problems is easy to operate but may not work sometimes. The most effective way is to solve the codec incompatibility problem by converting or installing the required audio codec.

Similar Articles
Fix MP4 No Sound

Fix MP4 No Sound

MOV File No Sound

MOV File No Sound

Fix TS File No Audio

Fix TS File No Audio

WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro
Best Solution to Digitize DVDs on Windows
  • Convert DVD to 300+ video, audio, and device presets.
  • Rip DVD to MP4/MKV with multiple audio tracks and subtitles.
  • Convert DVDs to be playable on various devices or websites.
  • Copy DVD to an ISO image or DVD folder with intact content.
  • Remove any advanced DVD copy protection.
  • Edit DVD movies and alter output settings for the digital version.
Free download Download for Free
Free download Download for Free
* Please refer to the DVD copyright laws in your country before ripping a copy-protected DVD.
Specialized in multimedia software solutions.
Since 2009

Terms and Conditions | Privacy Policy | License Agreement | Copyright © 2009-2024 WonderFox Soft, Inc.All Rights Reserved

Back to Top