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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According to YouTube, MP4 video format with AAC audio codec and H.264 video codec is most recommended. However, this platform is also compatible with formats such as MOV, AVI, WebM, FLV, 3GPP, WMV, and more. Also, keep in mind that the maximum file size for YouTube is 128GB or 12 hours of playtime. So, you can use a video editor like Wondershare UniConverter to compress before uploading videos to YouTube.
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