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 customize 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)
- Internationalization: any language display on any version of your Operating System
- Localization 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...
What's new in this version:
- #3285550, GUI: added shell extension icon
- MPEG-TS/PS: improved detection of buggy time stamps
- DPX: color primaries and transfer characteristics
- MPEG-TS: Added support of scrambled streams without transport_scrambling_control bit set (e.g. PlayReady)
- MPEG-TS: Name of some scrambling algorithms
- MPEG-TS: detection of CBR/VBR at container level
- MPEG Video: better detection of variable GOP
- Matroska: some streams were wrongly detected sa VFR
- #3538378, XML output: invalid characters, now if there is an invalid character, data is transported in base64
- LXF: wrong video bit rate with some files
- AC-3/E-AC-3: hang up with some Little Endian streams
- AAC: wrong min and max bit rate in case of partial (default) parsing, disabling it
- AVC: crash or hang up with some malformed/scrambled streams
- Opus: wrong duration in case of non-48kHz stream
- MOV: 25 fps + drop frame time codes were not handled correctly