Alternatives to MediaInfo for all platforms with any license

  • GSpot icon

    GSpot

    GSpot is a Windows-based freeware designed to identify codecs used in video files. In addition, the application checks if the required DirectShow filters or Video for Windows codecs are installed and configured for proper playback....

    Free Windows

    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated.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
  • AVInaptic icon

    AVInaptic

    AVInaptic is a program with a simple GUI (GTK +2) that analyzes file type AVI, ASF / WMV, MP4/MOV, Matroska (MKV), OGG, OGM, FLV, and shows a lot of information about technical characteristics (useful in predicting if the movie will...

    Open Source Windows

  • MovieScanner icon

    MovieScanner

    Small application that scans movie/video files for their properties like used codecs, audio tracks, audio languages, subtitles (embedded) and subtitle languages, video resolution, widescreen or not, etc. and stores this info in a...

    Free Mac Windows Linux

    • You get less data but the most important.
      Guest • Jul 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • PlayTime icon

    PlayTime

    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 expanded to be a fairly complete front-end for the MediaInfo library.

    Open Source Windows

  • MediaInfoXP icon

    MediaInfoXP

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

    Open Source Windows

  • Moo0 Video Info icon

    Moo0 Video Info

    Moo0 Video Info is a very easy tool which can dispaly each video / audio file's information. Have you ever wondered why the video file doesn't play on your machine?, what codecs it uses?, or what picture size it's...

    Free Personal Windows

  • Directory Lister Pro icon

    Directory Lister Pro

    Create and print listings of files from selected directories on hard disks, dvd-roms, usb storages and network shares in HTML, text, CSV or database format. Print EXE, DLL information, MP3, DOC, XLS, PPT, AVI, WAV properties, CRC32...

    Commercial Windows

  • VideoSpec icon

    VideoSpec

    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 informations on video files. Compatibility of analyzed media file...

    Free Mac

  • VideoInspector icon

    VideoInspector

    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 has no sound or refuses to play correctly. VideoInspector will...

    Free Windows

    • Warning The installer is bundled with browser toolbars, software offers, etc.
  • CodecInstaller icon

    CodecInstaller

    Ever had a movie where you could only hear the sound and there were no video? Or only video and no sound? That's almost certainly a codec missing! CodecInstaller is here to help you understand which codec you need and to let you...

    Free Windows

  • Invisor icon

    Invisor

    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 container and data streams including subtitles and chapters...

    Commercial Mac

  • Avicodec icon

    Avicodec

    AVIcodec is a free multimedia file analyser for Windows. Find avi and divx codecs, solve codecs issues.

    Free Windows

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  • Themonospot icon

    Themonospot

    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 * Frame size * Average video bitrate * File size ...

    Open Source Linux

  • Media Inspector icon

    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 multimedia files of any type. For it's impressive multimedia...

    Commercial Mac

MediaInfo Comments

False Alarm

Positive Comment by igenn
about MediaInfo Mar 2016

It is clean and works fine.

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Detected Adware/Malware (v0.7.72)

Negative Comment by snakyjake3
about MediaInfo Jan 2015

MediaInfoGUI0.7.72_Windows.exe

OpenCandy
Artemis
Suspicious_GEN.F47V0107

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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 www.filehippo.com.

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.

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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.

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