MediaInfo

MediaInfo supplies technical and tag information about a video or audio file. This is a free software (free of charge and free for access to source code, GPL or LGPL licence) MediaInfo supplies information about multimedia files (only if the information is available in that file): general information (title, author, director, album, track number, date, duration etc); information about the video (codec, aspect, fps, bitrate etc); information about the audio (codec, sample rate, channels, language, bitrate etc); information about the text (language of subtitle); information about chapters (count of chapters, list). 

Here is the full feature list of the MediaInfo program:

  • 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: count of chapters, list of chapters
  • DivX, XviD, H263, H.263, H264, x264, ASP, AVC, iTunes, MPEG-1, MPEG1, MPEG-2, MPEG2, MPEG-4, MPEG4, MP4, M4A, M4V, QuickTime, RealVideo, RealAudio, RA, RM, MSMPEG4v1, MSMPEG4v2, MSMPEG4v3, VOB, DVD, WMA, VMW, ASF, 3GP, 3GPP, 3GP2
  • 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…
  • multiplexer, demuxer, mixer, muxer, video decoder, audio decoder, PAL, NTSC
  • Read many video and audio file formats
  • Multiple means to view information (text, sheet, tree, HTML…)
  • You can customize theses views
  • Exporting possibilities: text, CSV, HTML…
  • Graphical Interface, or Command Line, or DLL
  • Integration with MS-Windows shell (drag'n' drop, and Context menu)
  • Internationnalisation: any language diplay on any version of your Operating System
  • Localization capacities (but volonteers needed)

The requirements of the MediaInfo program include:

  • Windows 98SE/NT/2K/ME/XP/2003
  • At least 32MB of RAM and 500Mhz CPU
  • At least 5MB of free hard drive space
Review by Jared Moya

MediaInfo has an average rating 3.5 out of 5 based on 2 user ratings.