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GSpot Alternatives for Mac

GSpot is not available for Mac but there are a few alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is MediaInfo, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to GSpot and three of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to GSpot are MovieScanner and VideoSpec.

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GSpot iconGSpot
  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

GSpot is a Windows-based freeware designed to identify codecs used in video files. In addition, the application checks if...

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  1. MediaInfo icon


    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    [The standard installer is bundled with adware, but the portable version is clean and adware free: ]


    The standard installer is bundled with adware, but the portable version is clean and adware free:

    MediaInfo vs GSpot opinions
    Most users think MediaInfo is a great alternative to GSpot.

    Adware bundled with installer! Beware, I had to disable my entire anti-virus program to get it to install (a risk I was willing to take on this system for now).

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  2. MovieScanner icon


    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Small utility to scan your video files and store the media details (audio, video, subtitles) into a small database. Support export end printing of data, multiple databases, external subtitle, HDR and 3D detection, etc.

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  3. VideoSpec icon


    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    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 with QuickTime Player v.7.6.


    The program is no longer developed. Last version, v.0.9.8, released in 2014, can be still downloaded from the official website

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