WebM is an open multimedia file format developed by Google's IT giant. It was first introduced by the developer on May 19, 2010 at the Google I / O conference. Typically, WebM files store video with compression using VP8 technology, as well as audio with compression using Ogg Vorbis compression. The initial developer of VP8 technology is ON2, which Google later acquired. WebM format provides efficient compression and high quality video. The format is supported by Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Opera. When installing the necessary codecs in Windows, this format is also supported in Internet Explorer.
OGV is a video file format that uses an open OGG container. The name of the format is also associated with this - an abbreviation for Ogg Video File. The developer of both formats is Xiph.Org. The OGV format stores video streams that use either one or several different codecs (for example, Theora). OGV files can be played on almost any media player. They are also used when displaying web pages using HTML5, however, these files (even videos) often have the .OGG extension. OGV video compression is lossy.