MediaInfo 0.7.66 – Supplies technical and tag information about a video or audio file.

MediaInfo 0.7.66MediaInfo provides easy access to technical and tag information about video and audio files.

A non-exhaustive list of the information MediaInfo can retrieve:

  • Container: format, profile, commercial name of the format, duration, overall bit rate, writing application and library, title, author, director, album, track number, date, duration…
  • Video: format, codec id, aspect, frame rate, bit rate, color space, chroma subsampling, bit depth, scan type, scan order…
  • Audio: format, codec id, sample rate, channels, bit depth, language, bit rate…
  • Text: format, codec id, language of subtitle…
  • Chapters: count of chapters, list of chapters…

A non-exhaustive list of the formats MediaInfo can analyze:

  • Container: MPEG-4, QuickTime, Matroska, AVI, MPEG-PS (including DVD), MPEG-TS (including Blu-ray), MXF, GXF, LXF, WMV, FLV, Real…
  • Tags: Id3v1, Id3v2, Vorbis comments, APE tags…
  • Video: MPEG-1/2 Video, H.263, MPEG-4 Visual (including DivX, XviD), H.264/AVC, Dirac…
  • Audio: MPEG Audio (including MP3), AC3, DTS, AAC, Dolby E, AES3, FLAC…
  • Subtitles: CEA-608, CEA-708, DTVCC, SCTE-20, SCTE-128, ATSC/53, CDP, DVB Subtitle, Teletext, SRT, SSA, ASS, SAMI…

A non-exhaustive list of the features:

  • View information in different formats (text, tree)
  • Export information as text
  • Graphical user interface, command line interface, or library (.dll/.so/.dylib) versions available
  • Integrate with the shell (drag ‘n’ drop, and Context menu)

What’s New

Version 0.7.66:

  • EBUCore 1.4 output support
  • IMF AssetMap (AM), PackageList (PKL) and CompositionPlaylist (CPL): improved support
  • Channel layout information for AAC, AC-3, E-AC-3, DTS, Dolby E
  • MXF: CodecID field (EssenceContainer-EssenceCompression)
  • Pro Tools 10Session file (.ptx) support, by reverse engineering (=it may not work)
  • Playlist files: trying to detect language and channel layout from file names
  • QuickTime: new field ScanOrder_StoredDisplayedInverted, set to "Yes" when display and Stored orders are inverted
  • Wave: Detection of wrong byte rate in header in order to provide right duration of some PCM streams
  • ARIB captions: detection of captions in ancillary data (tested with MXF)
  • AAF: basic support of playlist files
  • QuickTime: false-positive detection of incoherency between container and raw stream scan order due to inverted display and tored orders


OS X 10.6 or later


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