MediaInfo 18.08


MediaInfo provides easy access to technical and tag information about video and audio files.

  • Read many video and audio file formats
  • View information in different formats (text, tree)
  • Export information as text
  • Graphical user interface, command line interface, or library (.dll/.so/.dylib) versions available
  • Integrate with the shell (drag-and-drop, and Context menu)

What's New Version 18.08

  • Dolby Atmos (in E-AC-3 or TrueHD): support of bed channel count/configuration
  • objects count
  • complexity index
  • AC-3/DTS/AAC: display of info about legacy decoders behavior removed
  • AC-3/DTS/AAC: some changes in how format is displayed
  • AC-3/DTS/AAC: better split between technical names and commercial names
  • AAC: support of profile information from MP4_IOD_Tag AudioProfileLevelIndication
  • USAC (xHE-AAC) support
  • Audio channel layout: using a new terminology, better suited for 3D Audio, see
  • DSD (DSF & DSDIFF) support
  • DXD (Digital eXtreme Definition) commercial name
  • Dolby Vision: use new form for profile (numbers instead of acronyms)
  • New format "Directory" when image sequence
  • audio file is detected (1 directory style for the moment)
  • PBCore2 export update, thanks to WGBH
  • MPEG-7 export update
  • NISO export update
  • AV1: support of AOmedia AV1 based on 1.0.0 specifications
  • ATRAC9 detection
  • Versionned RPMs
  • HEVC: better support of buggy SEI
  • ADTS: CodecID
  • Support of injection of external metadata
  • HTTPS: support of AWS extension "x-amz-*" in HTTPS headers, permitting to manage temporary credentials (AssumeRole)
  • MPEG-4, #1005: Obey edit list in QuickTime Timecode track
  • MIXML: hide fields which were hidden in normal output
  • Hybrid AC-3/E-AC-3 (in Blu-rays): bit rate info was wrong
  • Lot of bug fixes, see full log for more info