VideoSpec Alternatives for Windows

    VideoSpec is not available for Windows but there are some alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows 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 VideoSpec and nine of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to VideoSpec are GSpot (Free), VideoInspector (Free), MediaInfoXP (Free, Open Source) and MovieScanner (Free).

    This page was last updated Oct 21, 2021

    1. [The standard installer is bundled with adware, but the portable version is clean and adware free: http://www.videohelp.com/software/MediaInfo ]

      Bundleware

      The standard installer is bundled with adware, but the portable version is clean and adware free: http://www.videohelp.com/software/MediaInfo

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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      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.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2.70a, released on 22 February 2007, can be still downloaded from the official website.



    2. VideoInspector is a tool designed to provide you with as much information as possible about your video files.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      GUI for MediaInfo, an open source tool for displaying technical information about media files.
    3. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      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 be read from your portable player).
    4. 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 install it in minutes.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • Windows S
      For Windows 10 Desktop. Extract immediatelly all video and audio info from any given Media file (video or audio). View filmstrip of the video. Provides 6 actions for the file (share, open with,etc).Use with "Share", Right Click,Open with on Windows!.
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    5. AVIcodec is a free multimedia file analyser for Windows. Find avi and divx codecs, solve codecs issues.
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