Although you may not have heard of WebM, it is actually an open source and royalty-free video format that was designed for the web, mainly as an alternative that could be used for HTML5 video. It tends to use VP8 or VP9 codecs to deliver superior performance for streaming, which is why you may be thinking about converting your MP4 videos to WebM.
If that is the case, you need a video converter that will let you convert MP4 to WebM, and Movavi Video Converter can help to address that. Not only does it support WebM and will let you convert videos into the format – but it also will make it easy to set up and start the conversion.
All you need to do to convert a video from MP4 to WebM using Movavi Video Converter is launch the software then add the MP4 video. If you find it convenient you can drag and drop the MP4 video into the main working area to add it, or you could click ‘Add Media’ then ‘Add Video’ and browse for it.
When videos are added to Movavi Video Converter they’ll be listed in the main working area, and you can add several videos to convert at the same time if you like. The next step you need to take is to set the format – which in this case means you should select the ‘Video’ tab in the bottom part of the interface and find the ‘WebM’ category.
Under the ‘WebM’ category you’ll see several different presets that you can choose from that use different codecs and resolutions. Take your time and choose the one that you want, or alternatively click on the ‘Devices’ tab if you want to use one of the built-in presets in Movavi Video Converter to optimize your video for a specific device.
After you’ve selected a format or preset, all that remains is to convert the video. Before that you may want to click on the small ‘folder’ icon beside the ‘Save to’ field and set the destination folder, and then you can click on the ‘Convert’ button to have Movavi Video Converter begin converting your video.
As you may be starting to see, you can use the steps listed above to not only convert MP4 to WebM – but also to other formats or presets. In fact if you want you could even convert audio and image files, or create animated GIFs out of video clips, grab screenshots or extract audio tracks from videos.
Additionally Movavi Video Converter has numerous editing tools that you can use to improve your video quality, merge clips together, crop or rotate frames, or trim out unwanted parts. All these features can help you to prepare your videos better when you want to upload them to stream online, or even just prepare to share them with others. In a nutshell – you should be able to handle most anything that comes your way with the help of this software.