Friday, November 09, 2007

Know audio,video information of your multimedia files with MediaInfo

This is a freeware tool which analyze multimedia files. It can give you information about the audio and video format, video resolution, duration, etc.

MediaInfo supports MP3, MP4, OGG, WAV, RA, AC3, DTS, AAC, M4A, AU, AIFF audio formats. It supports 3GP, AVI, DivX, WMV, MKV, MP4, OGM, QuickTime, Real, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, DVD (VOB) video formats. MediaInfo supports 98/ME/2000/XP/2003/Vista.

It is very easy to use this tool. Just install the tool. Now right click the media file you want to know it's audio,video information, then select MediaInfo. Now MediaInfo displays information about the audio and video format, video resolution, duration etc of that file as shown below.

Now if you want full details just go to View menu then select Text. Now MediaInfo displays the file's audio and video information in detail.

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Note: Win 95/98 and Windows Milenium users must enable the Unicode functionality for those Operating Systems. For this download the following utility.

Microsoft Layer for Unicode on Windows 95/98/ME Systems

Play QuickTime files with QuickTime Alternative

QuickTime Alternative plays all QuickTime formats like .mov .qt .3gp etc without having to install QuickTime Player. Present QuickTime Alternative version is based on QuickTime 7.3. QuickTime Alternative allows you to play QuickTime files in Media Player Classic. But Lite version of QuickTime Alternative does not contain Media Player Classic. You must install K-Lite Codec for playing QuickTime files with Windows Media Player or other DirectShow players. QuickTime Alternative supports windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista. It is a Freeware application.

Download QuickTime Alternative

Download K-Lite Codec