Video – Two Free Video Analysis Tools; MediaInfo and Bitrate Viewer

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By | 2011-03-19T00:00:00+00:00 March 19th, 2011|Articles|Comments Off on Video – Two Free Video Analysis Tools; MediaInfo and Bitrate Viewer

There are two tools that I have on every computer that will run them; MediaInfo on all my Mac and Windows workstations, and Bitrate Viewer, which is Windows only and is installed on every Windows computer that I own. The first provides information about my files like data rate, resolution, codec, bits per pixel and encoding details like Profile and Level for H.264. The second shows a frame graph of the video file so I can diagnose problems like mid-stream interruptions.

In this video tutorial, you’ll learn why you need these programs and where to get them.