mediainfo

MEDIAINFO(1)                     User Commands                    MEDIAINFO(1)



NAME
       MediaInfo - command line utility to display information about
       audio/video files

       MediaInfo-Gui - graphical utility to display information about
       audio/video files

SYNOPSIS
       mediainfo [-Options...] FileName1 [Filename2...]
       mediainfo --Inform=FMT FileName
       mediainfo-gui [-Options...] FileName1 [Filename2...]
       mediainfo-gui --Inform=FMT FileName

DESCRIPTION
       MediaInfo supplies technical and tag information about a video or audio
       file

       What information can I get from MediaInfo?

       - General: title, author, director, album, track number, date,
       duration...
       - Video: codec, aspect, fps, bitrate...
       - Audio: codec, sample rate, channels, language, bitrate...
       - Text: language of subtitle
       - Chapters: number of chapters, list of chapters

       What format does MediaInfo support?

       - Video: MKV, OGM, AVI, DivX, WMV, QuickTime, Real, MPEG-1, MPEG-2,
       MPEG-4, DVD (VOB)...
       - Video Codecs: DivX, XviD, MSMPEG4, ASP, H.264, AVC...
       - Audio: OGG, MP3, WAV, RA, AC3, DTS, AAC, M4A, AU, AIFF...
       - Subtitles: SRT, SSA, ASS, SAMI...

       What can I do with it?

       - Read many video and audio file formats
       - View information in different formats (text, sheet, tree, HTML...)
       - Customise these viewing formats
       - Export information as text, CSV, HTML...
       - Graphical Interface, Command Line, or library versions available

OPTIONS
       MediaInfo supports the following case-insensitive options:

       --Help, -h
           Display help and exit

       --Help-Inform
           Display help for --Inform option

       --Help-AnOption
           Display help for "AnOption"

       --Version
           Display MediaInfo version and exit

       --Full, -f
           Full information Display (all internal tags)

       --Output=HTML
           Full information Display with HTML tags

       --Output=XML
           Full information Display with XML tags

       --Inform=FMT
           Template defined information display.

           FMT is "[xxx;]Text", where xxx can be any one of General, Video,
           Audio, Text, Chapter, Image, or Menu. Text can be the template
           text, or a filename in the form of file:///path

           See --Info-Parameters for available parameters in the text.
           Parameters must be surrounded by "%".

       --Info-Parameters
           Display list of --Inform parameters

       --Language=raw
           Display non-translated unique identifiers (internal text)

       --LogFile=LogFile
           Save the output in LogFile

EXAMPLES
   Display information about a video file
        $ mediainfo foo.mkv

   Display aspect ratio
        $ mediainfo --Inform="Video;%DisplayAspectRatio%" foo.mkv
        $ mediainfo --Inform="Video;file://Video.txt" foo.mkv

       Both forms are equivalent if Video.txt contains:
        %DisplayAspectRatio%

   Display aspect ration and audio format
        $ mediainfo --Inform="file://Text.txt foo.mkv

       If Text.txt contains:

       - "Video;%DisplayAspectRatio%"
           Then the display aspect ratio is printed out.

       - "Audio;%Format%"
           Then the audio format is printed out.

AUTHOR
       This manual page was written by Chow Loong Jin <hyperair@debian.org>
       for the Debian system (but may be used by others). Permissions is
       granted to copy, distribute, and/or modify this document under the
       terms of the GNU General Public License, Version 3 or any later version
       published by the Free Software Foundation.

       On Debian systems, the full text of the GNU General Public License,
       Version 3 can be found in /usr/share/common-licenses/GPL-3.



MediaInfo 0.7.52                  2018-12-27                      MEDIAINFO(1)