It's obvious that WebM format is more and more popular and it's quite common to find some interesting WebM videos on YouTube and other online video sharing sites. If you want to download WebM video from YouTube and other video sites, now you've definitely right being here. In this article, we'll show you how to use a WebM video downloader to capture and save WebM video with ease.
The recommended tool to grab online WebM video is iTube HD Video Downloader (Fully compatible with macOS 10.14 Mojave and Windows 10). With it, you can download WebM movies in a single click and convert WebM video to any popular video/audio format so you can play them anywhere.
Note that here WebM downloader for Mac screenshots are used for a better illustration. The method to capture WebM videos in Windows (Windows 8) is almost the same. Just make sure you've downloaded the right version according to your situation.
After downloading, install and launch the program. The main interface is as below and it tells you there are three ways to download online WebM videos: 1>Click the Download button above the video. 2> Copy and paste the video URL to the address bar. 3> Drag the video URL to the program to add it to the download list. Then find the video you want to download and play it in Safari, Firefox or Chrome. Then download the video using one of the three ways to capture and save the video to your hard drive.
Method 1: Click the Download button above the video.
Method 2: Copy and paste the video URL to the address bar.
After the videos are downloaded, you can play and convert them with ease. With the built-in video player, you can play downloaded videos even in full screen. When the video is playing, you can take snapshots of your favorite video scenes.
And if you want to play downloaded WebM videos on portable media players like iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android, PSP, Xbox 360 and more, you can click Convert on the right of each video item and select an output video format to start converting your videos to any popular format you want.
WebM is one of those open video, royalty-free compression systems used with HMTL5 videos. The creation of this video file format was sponsored by the American search engine giant Google, although the initial developments of the system were achieved through the efforts of Matroska, Xiph, and On2.
WebM is widely used over the internet with many browsers supporting it. Aside from Google Chrome, both Opera and Mozilla Firefox supports the format. However, other web browsers such as the Internet Explorer 9 and Safari will require QuickTime to play WebM files. Adobe also announced that the Flash Player will soon support WebM. The same goes for other players such as Miro, Winamp, VLC, K-Mulimedia Player, and the MPlayer.