WebM video support has been added in macOS Big Sur 11.3 beta 2

After over a decade of availability, Apple has finally added support for Google’s WebM video codec in Safari on macOS Big Sur 11.3.

WebM is a video format from Google that provides good video quality with a small file sizeWebM is a video format from Google that provides good video quality with a small file size

Google’s video format WebM has existed since 2010 but for reasons unknown, Apple is only just adding support to macOS Safari now. WebM files will only play on desktop Safari when running the macOS 11.3 beta 2, and does not work on mobile Safari as of yet.

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