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    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2.70a, released on 22 February 2007, can be still downloaded from the official website.
    • Displays all the info of an audio/video file that mediainfo displays AFAIK RaizAug 2015 Disagree   Agree
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    Open Source Windows

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    Small application that scans movie/video files for their properties like used codecs, audio tracks, audio languages, subtitles (embedded) and subtitle languages, video...

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    • You get less data but the most important. Guest • Jul 2016 Disagree   Agree
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    Quickly calculate the total play time of a list of most any music or movie file. That was the original request. Due to further user requests, PlayTime has since been...

    Open Source Windows

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    GUI for MediaInfo, an open source tool for displaying technical information about media files.

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  • Moo0 Video Info icon

    Moo0 Video Info

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    Free Personal Windows

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    VideoSpec is a free AppleScript studio App (Xcode 3.0 on Leopard) making use of MediaInfo CLI, MPlayer, FFmpeg, qt_tools and AtomicParsley binaries to display detailed...

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    VideoInspector is a tool designed to provide you with as much information as possible about your video files. With VideoInspector you'll know why your video files...

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  • Invisor icon


    Invisor displays technical information about your video, audio and photo files with ability to compare collected data. Video and audio: detailed info about file's...

    Commercial Mac

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  • Themonospot icon


    Themonospot is a simple application that can be used to scan multimedia files and extract some informations about audio and video streams: * Video codec used ...

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    Media Inspector

    Media Inspector, formerly MediaInfo Mac, is a tool designed for the Audio & Video professional or enthusiast. It helps in the process of analysis and reporting of...

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MediaInfo Comments

False Alarm

Positive Comment by igenn
about MediaInfo Mar 2016

It is clean and works fine.


Detected Adware/Malware (v0.7.72)

Negative Comment by snakyjake3
about MediaInfo Jan 2015




Warning. Do not download beyond version 0.7.60

Comment by EchoSeven
about MediaInfo Sep 2013

scan from virustotal at 2013-09-15 04:33:09 UTC

MediaInfo 0.7.64

SHA256: fbc685cdfe89d63c30279f70905260a7537db4f461d037633da082b67390bea3
SHA1: dada7dbce6fcd7abcdf10f6d10be5d1373f8e624
MD5: c7379ab2a44990f80cc73f0a523b9623
File size: 4.3 MB ( 4499008 bytes )
File name: MediaInfoGUI0.7.64_Windows.exe
File type: Win32 EXE
Detection ratio: 2 / 46

Which is recognized to be OpenCandy. thus making you a definite target for ads. And potentially more dangerous types of malware.

link to scan of the latest MediaInfo at virustotal

you can get MediaInfo 0.7.60 from

direct link to older version of MediaInfo at filehippo

while i checked Neutral at my opinion I do like this Program a lot. unfortunately I'll be sticking with the version 0.7.60 until i find an alternative.


I use Media Info constantly when I'm working with video. T ...

Comment by LyricsLuvr
about MediaInfo Jun 2011

I use Media Info constantly when I'm working with video. The information it provides is especially helpful when you want to convert to a different format and want to keep the same quality.