YouTube has been providing all kinds of videos for people with different interests in the recent couple of years. There are billions of people from all over the globe uploading, searching and watching YouTube videos every single day. What’s more, with various YouTube video downloading tools and services, nowadays we can not only view our favorite YouTube videos online, but also download the videos to local and carry them with us wherever we go. However, because there are so many different YouTube video downloader tools and approaches, there is not a certain standard for the YouTube you download. A same video downloaded by different tools could have huge differences in video quality, file format, frame rate or other specs. In order to give your downloaded YouTube video a good compatibility and guarantee a high video quality, it’s suggested that you convert YouTube video to MP4 HD with some YouTube to MP4 HD converters. If you are not sure how to do that, I’m positive that this article will do you a favor.

Part 1: Convert YouTube Video to WebM HD with Leawo Video Converter

Generally speaking, there are two kinds of video converter for you to convert YouTube video to WebM HD. One is a desktop converter, and the other is an online converter. Leawo Video Converter is a professional desktop video converting program allows you to convert video and audio file between 180+ formats. Of course, we can use it to convert YouTube video to WebM HD. To be more specific, the formats supported by Leawo Video Converter include Common Video (MP4, H.265 MP4, MKV, H.265 MKV, MOV, etc.), Common Audio (AAC, AC3, WAV, MP3, WMA, FLAC, etc.), HD Video (HD MP4, HD AVI, HD TS, HD VOB, etc.), and 4K Video (4K MP4 and 4K MKV). This professional YouTube to WebM HD converter is equipped with an internal video editor that allows users to trim video length, crop video size, add video watermark, adjust video effect, create 3D video, and remove video noise, and at the same time, the internal video player allows you to play video file after the file is imported. Please note that Leawo Video Converter does not have support for WebM HD output, but there is still a solution to set WebM HD as the output. Firstly, you need to choose WebM as the output format, and then you need to edit the resolution of output video as 1280*720 as HD video.

Mac users can turn to the Mac version of Leawo Video Converter for help. Download and install the right version of Leawo Video Converter based on the system of your computer, and follow the guide below to convert YouTube video to WebM HD with Leawo Video Converter. Here we take the Windows version of Leawo Video Converter as an example.

Step 1. Import Source YouTube Video
Click off the program after installation, click “Video Converter” on the main interface or click “Convert” tab at the top left menu bar to enter the interface of Leawo Video Converter, where you need to click “Add Video" to choose and add your source YouTube video file. Optionally, you can directly drag and drop your source YouTube video file into the program. After video file is imported, you can freely choose an audio track and add an external subtitle to the output video.

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Step 2. Set Output Video Format
After source YouTube video file is imported, to convert it to WebM HD, you need to set WebM HD as the output video format. However, Leawo Video Converter has no output support for WebM HD, but we can take a roundabout way by choosing WebM format first, and then set the resolution to 1280*720 to meet HD requirement. Click the drop-down box named “MP4 Video” by default next to the “Add Photo” button. On the drop-down list, select “Change” option. As VP8 is codec with WebM container, you can choose “VP8” as the output video format. Then on the popup Profile window, select “VP8” from “Format” column as output format. Please note that once you change the output format, the name of the drop-down box will change as well.

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Step 3. Edit Video Resolution to 1280*720
After output video format is set, you will be returned to the main interface, where you need to click “Edit” button on the drop-down profile setting box to edit video and audio parameters including video codec, aspect ratio, frame rate, resolution, audio codec, bit rate, channel, sample rate, etc. To convert to HD, you need to set video resolution to 1280*720. After editing job is done, click “OK” to return to the main interface.

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Step 4. Start to Convert YouTube Video to WebM HD
Click the big green “Convert” button on the sub-menu bar next to the format setting drop-down box. Then, on the popup sidebar, set output directory. After setting output directory, click the “Convert” button right below. Leawo Video Converter would start to convert YouTube to WebM HD.

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Part 2: Convert YouTube Video to WebM HD with iWisoft Free Video Converter

iWisoft Free Video Converter is the second desktop video converting program that we can use to convert YouTube video to WebM HD. Having an easy-to-use interface, this professional video converter is very popular among software green hands. Its conversion speed is very fast and it can output excellent quality. More amazingly, the video converter is free of charge. Here let me show you how to convert YouTube video to WebM HD with iWisoft Free Video Converter.

Step 1. Add Source YouTube Video File
Launch iWisoft Free Video Converter to enter the main interface, where you need to click “Add” button to choose and add source YouTube video file.

Step 2. Choose WebM HD as Output Format
Like Leawo Video Converter, you need to first choose WebM as the output video format from "Profile" drop-down list, and then click “Settings” to set the video resolution to 1280*720. You can click the button in Output bar to choose destination folder for saving output files.

Step 3. Start to Convert YouTube to WebM HD
Click the blue “START” button at the bottom right to start conversion from YouTube to WebM HD.

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Part 3: Convert YouTube Video to WebM HD with FLVTO

The third YouTube to WebM HD converter is an online video converter named FLVTO, which allows you to convert YouTube video to HD WebM online without having to download the original video in advance. Here is how to convert YouTube video to WebM HD using FLVTO.

Step 1. Find and Copy Source YouTube Video Link
Visit YouTube’s official site, locate your YouTube video, and copy the link of the YouTube video from your browser.

Step 2. Input the Link into FLVTO
Go to the official site of FLVTO, and input the copied link into the blank box and click “GO”.

Step 3. Convert YouTube to WebM HD
Select WebM HD as the output format and then press “Download” to begin the conversion process.

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Part 4: Convert YouTube Video to WebM HD with EncodeHD

The fourth one is also a desktop program for you to convert YouTube video to WebM HD. Its name is EncodeHD, which allows you to convert videos in an easy way. We can use EncodeHD to convert YouTube video to WebM HD.

Step 1. Add Target YouTube Video File
On the main interface of EncodeHD, click “+” button to add your target YouTube video file.

Step 2. Set WebM HD as Output Format
On the Apple TV drop-down list, choose WebM HD as the output video format. If you are using an old version of EncodeHD, you can set WebM as the output format, and then click “Advanced” to set the resolution to 1280*720.

Step 3. Start to Convert YouTube to WebM HD
After output format is set, click “Start” button to convert YouTube to WebM HD.

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Part 5: Download YouTube Video with Leawo Video Downloader

Now, you have known how to convert YouTube to WebM HD. But what if you don’t have a YouTube video beforehand? Then you can download YouTube video with Leawo Video Downloader. This professional video downloader allows users to download videos from more than 1000 sites like YouTube, Vimeo, Facebook, MTV, Vevo, etc. Check out the guide below to download YouTube video with Leawo Video Downloader.

Step 1. Kick Off Leawo Video Downloader
After you download Leawo Video Downloader, click “Download” tab to enter the main interface.

Step 2. Input Link of Target YouTube Video
Find and copy the link of your target YouTube video, and on the main interface of Leawo Video Downloader, you need to input the link into the address bar, and click the green right arrow icon to call out the video content page.

Step 3. Download YouTube Video
All available downloadable video contents will be shown on the right. You need to choose your desired content and then click “Download” button to download YouTube video. After downloading process completes, you can get downloaded contents under “Downloaded” tab.

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