H.264 is a video compression standard used for HD videos. In fact, it’s the most widely-used video codec today. As such, this codec can be incorporated into several container formats like MP4, 3GP, MOV, FLV, and others. Most of the time, it’s encoded with the Advanced Audio Coding (AAC) codec.
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WebM is an open-source, royalty-free multimedia format for streaming content online. It contains compressed video streams of either VP8 or VP9 codec and compressed audio streams of Oupus or Vorbis codec. Today, it’s one of the most widely used file formats to stream videos online because of its lightweight and real-time delivery nature.
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