MediaInfo supplies technical and tag information about a video or audio file. MediaInfo provides details about a both video and audio details, including an tag information. Links are provided to Web locations for download of most video codecs and applications. File data is exportable in a variety of formats including CSV, text and HTML. Note: MediaInfo tries to install sponsored OpenCandy software during installation, make sure to cancel that before continuing.
What can I do with it?
- Read many video and audio file formats
- Different methods of viewing information (text, sheet, tree, HTML...)
- You can customise these views
- Exporting information as text, CSV, HTML...
- Graphical Interface, or Command Line, or DLL
- Integration with MS-Windows shell (drag 'n' drop, and Context menu)
- Internationalisation: any language display on any version of your Operating System
- Localisation capability (but volunteers needed)
What information can I get from MediaInfo?
- General: title, author, director, album, track number, date, duration...
- Video: codec, aspect, fps, bitrate...
- Audio: codec, sample rate, channels, language, bitrate...
- Text: language of subtitle
- Chapters: number of chapters, list of chapters
What format (container) does MediaInfo support?
- Video: MKV, OGM, AVI, DivX, WMV, QuickTime, Real, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, DVD (VOB)... (Codecs: DivX, XviD, MSMPEG4, ASP, H.264, AVC...)
- Audio: OGG, MP3, WAV, RA, AC3, DTS, AAC, M4A, AU, AIFF...
- Subtitles: SRT, SSA, ASS, SAMI...
+ Slovak translation updated
+ Export in XML, MPEG-7, PBCore, or reVTMD format (with possibility to export to sidecar files)
+ DV: option for ignoring transmitting flags (TF1/TF2/TF3) (DLL and CLI only)
+ Matroska: ProRes detection
+ MPEG-4: official DTS CodecIDs (dtsc/dtsh/dtsl/dtse) support, thanks to Lionel Duchateau
+ Matroska: stream order (hidden by default), in order to provide the same numbers as mkvtoolnix 5.2+ Track ID
+ #3471516, BLu-ray: wrong channel count for mono/3-channel/5-channel/7-channel PCM streams
+ AVI: ISMP (SMPTE Time code), Tdat tc_o/tc_a (Adobe Premier time code) support
+ reVTMD output
x QuickTime: crash and sometimes wrong info with some files having compressed header
x MPEG-4: commercial format typo error (EX422 instead of HD422)
x MXF: handling wrong MXF header having frame height instead of field height
x #3471053, Tags: Id3v1 tag was used instead of Id3v2 if the file is short
x #3463117, MPEG-TS: crash if Conditioal Access PID is same as the PES
x Custom output: better handling of cases with special character strings (\n...) in the file content
x #3440664: Audio only AVI file is missing duration
x #3453476: detection so incorrect duration information in tkhd atom
x Detailled XML output was producing duplicate xml-tags