It is not super easy to find a good app to play WebM files. For example QuickTime supports MOV, MP4, M4V and some camcorder AVI movies. So if you are only using native QuickTime player you won't be able to watch WebM videos. Also a lot of web browsers do not support this format at all, while some apps will support them, but with an unreasonable CPU consumption.
Knowing that it is not an easy task to play such files on your computer, we'll tell you about players for WebM files on Mac and how to use them. Just read on.
Elmedia Player is a free WebM player Mac. Elmedia Player supports the variety of formats, including the one this article is about. Elmedia is very easy to use with the moderate resources consumption. It offers perfect speed levels and output quality.
With this player you can choose your preferred language, encoding, and the looks of subtitles. It will even take your damaged AVI files and play them for you.
Additionally to a multitasking free version, Elmedia is offered in PRO. With PRO version you can stream WebM videos to Apple TV, play with video settings, make screenshots of any moments of the movie and save them as TIFF, PNG, GIF. And the big thing about Elmedia Player PRO, it can download videos from Internet.
MPlayerX is a very humble resource consumer and is easy to use. This player has been created specifically for Mac users. It supports Apple Remote, offers a full-screen mode, allows adjusting the subtitle size. It supports a variety of formats additionally to WebM. A lot of Mac users use this player because of how great it works and has all popular codecs.
Briefly about MPlayerX:
5KPlayer is a wonderful solution for playing WebM files on Mac without needing any extra codecs or third-party plug-ins. It offers smooth playback without any video to audio sync problems.
5KPlayer never comes with annoying programs, viruses, etc. It combines an audio player, AirPlay app, and an online video downloader.
VLC media player can also play WebM files on Mac! And it does it well. This player is rather popular among Mac users and supports a wide range of file types, which includes WMV, MKV, M4K, MOV, FLV, AVI, MTS, M2TS, and VOB. The only thing you have to keep in mind is that VLC only works on 64-bit systems.
Miro Video Player is an open-source audio and video player for Mac OS. This player supports an overwhelming number of file formats and has over 6,000 free Internet TV shows and video podcasts and has its own channel guide that is free and open to watch and broadcast for every user. This app allows you to subscribe to Internet channels, download online videos and watch them in full-screen mode.