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Version 19.04
  • Release Date: Apr 25, 2019
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  • Version 19.04, 2019-04-23
    + USAC: DRC effect types, Sample peak level, True peak level, Program loudness
    + HDR: SMPTE ST 2094 App 4 (including HDR10+) support
    + HDR: move HDR10, Dolby Vision and SL-HDR meta to specific generic "HDR Format" lines
    + Matroska: SMPTE ST 2086 (HDR10) support
    + Matroska: FieldOrder support
    + HEIF image format support
    + AV1: support of AV1 in MP4, HEIF, IVF
    + MOV: Add a lot more countries to AppleStoreCountry field internal list
    + MXF: Fix memory leak when fully parsing big file with acquisition metadata
    + HEVC: more HEVC profiles (Multiview, Scalable, Screen Content...)
    + AAC: better handling of corrupted streams
    + AAC: better handling of unknown channel layouts
    + AVC in MP4: better support of corrupted streams
    x B1101, AVI: fix crash with some invalid streams
    x B1101, SMPTE ST 337: fix crash with some invalid streams
    x Matroska: chapters timestamp were not display if chapters have no name
    x MXF: Fix false positive truncated file detection when there is no Random Index Pack
    x AAC: channel layout typos (Rls instead of Lrs, Lr instead of Rb)
    x ProRes: correctly show color space if alpha plane is present
    x MPEG Audio: some VBR files use "Info" Xing header, so we ignore the difference between "Info" and "Xing"
    x I943, MPEG-4: wrong display aspect ratio in some corner cases (32-bit release only)
    x I1096, OGG: assign METADATA_BLOCK_PICTURE tag to cover
Version 18.12
  • Release Date: Dec 12, 2018
  • Download(s):
  • Version 18.12, 2018-12-10
    + Android version:
    + DCP: support of multi-reel packages
    + EBUCore: added some FFV1 related metadata
    + JPEG: better info display of CYMK files
    + Provide source of the color related metadata (container or stream) (hidden by default)
    + MXF: display more information when wrapper/essence values are detected as not same
    + MXF: ProRes profiles
    + MPEG-4: ProRes RAW support
    + MPEG-TS: add support of parsing some ETSI TS 103-433 messages
    x MPEG-2 Video: variable GOP detection fix
    x MPEG-7 export: some fields were missing due to the removal of some legacy fields
    x ADTS: Fix display of channel count for 8-channel streams
    x ID3v2: fix some date related issues
    x I298, ID3v2: fix wrong read of recording date in some cases
    x I1032, PBCore2: fix essenceFrameSize with non Video tracks
    x I1096, JPEG: fix crash with one file
    x Several other crash and memory leak fixes
Version 18.08.1
  • Release Date: Sep 12, 2018
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  • Version 18.08.1, 2018-09-10
    x Fix XML/MPEG-7/PBCore2 output discarding non ANSI characters
Version 18.08
  • Release Date: Sep 1, 2018
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  • Version 18.08, 2018-08-31
    + 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
    x MIXML: hide fields which were hidden in normal output
    x Hybrid AC-3/E-AC-3 (in Blu-rays): bit rate info was wrong
    x Lot of bug fixes, see full log for more info
Version 18.05
  • Release Date: May 10, 2018
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  • Version 18.05, 2018-05-09
    + PBCore 2.1 export update, sponsored by WGBH as part of the NEH-funded PBCore Development and Preservation Project
    + TIFF: more IFDs are supported (density, software...)
    + NISO Z39.87 output
    x Mastering Display Color Primaries: was always showing BT.709 instead of real value, when present
    x Attachments: do not provide anymore attachments content in XML by default, fixes
Version 18.03.1 Version 18.03
  • Release Date: Mar 21, 2018
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  • Version 18.03, 2018-03-19
    + AV1: support of AOmedia AV1 based on latest specifications draft, raw (OBU) and in MKV
    + MXF: HDR metadata support
    + MXF: detection and parsing of ProRes (SMPTE RDD 44)
    + MXF: framerate container/stream incoherence detection
    + DPX: endianess, packing mode, compression mode
    + AVC: add consumer camera recording date/time
    + AVC: add consumer camera model name and iris F number
    + JPEG: ICC parsing, display of ICC color space
    + EBUCore: possibility to inject external metadata in the output from MediaInfo
    + JSON output
    + Attachments: do not provide anymore attachments content in XML by default, reducing XML output size
    x colour description: trying (again!) to have more coherent labeling
    x DCP/IMF: fix crash with some CPL files
    x I782, FFV1: Golomb Rice parsing was wrong
    x I210, FFV1: remove sar_den test must be 0 if sar_num is 0
    x AAC: SBR parsing issue with 3+ channel streams, with sometimes false-positive PS detection
    x BMP: was wrongly considering 4-bit without palette as with palette so wrong bit depth
    x DPX: some elements in trace were wrongly displayed (wrong endianess)
    x B1082, Ancillary data: fix infinite loop
Version 17.12
  • Release Date: Dec 22, 2017
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  • Version 17.12, 2017-12-21
    + MediaInfoOnline:
    + JavaScript build and example
    + Dolby Vision: detection of Dolby Vision and display of profile for MPEG-TS and MP4 files
    + MPEG-4: Support of external time code tracks (.qtc)
    + JPEG 2000: Support of IMF profiles
    + F523, BDMV: Support of UHD Blu-ray playlist
    + Endianness and Sign report for PCM Matroska tracks
    + MPEG-4: Resolume DXV display
    + MPEG-4: support of file names >64 chars long or non ASCII for referenced files
    + Slight binary size optimizations
    + colour_description: some changes in order to have more readable names (DCI P3, Display P3, sRGB)
    x MP4: crash with some HEVC streams with Dolby Vision
    x VC-3: frame rate should not be detected as wrong when there are several frames per block
    x Matroska: wrong color range info
    x Matroska: fix crash with some corrupted files
    x MXF: better support of height when there is an incoherence between header and footer
    x transfer_characteristics: fix BT.2020 difference between values 14 and 15
    x Trace: fix freeze with some files
    x Trace: invalid character encoding with some MOV files
    x Some memory leak fixes
Version 17.10
  • Release Date: Nov 3, 2017
  • Download(s):
  • Version 17.10, 2017-11-02
    + We need your support! Visit
    + Version scheme is now YY.MM (year dot month, 2 digits each)
    + New MediaInfo XML output, with XSD, more suitable for automatic parsing. Use Option("Inform", "OLDXML") for keeping previous behavior
    + New "Info_OutputFormats" option for listing supported output formats
    + Universal Ad ID: refactored display, better display of value and registry, XML name slightly modified
    + MOV: support of HDR metadata (MasteringDisplayColorVolume, MaxCLL, MaxFALL)
    + BWF: display of UMID and loudness info
    + AAC: show program_config_element in trace
    + MPEG Audio: frame rate info
    + PCM in WAV and Matroska: Support of ValidBitsPerSample
    + I197, EBUCore: 1.8 output uses now final version of XSD and final XSD location
    + Matroska: tweaking frame rate empirical detection for some corner cases
    x I1070, LAME 3.100 info tag was incorrectly parsed
    x B1068, MPEG Audio: Incoherent duration between General and Audio parts, Audio part duration fixed
    x Matroska: showing "A_MS/ACM" Matroska CodecID
    x MXF: Fix crash with some buggy files
    x MXF: was not well supporting MXF referencing only 1 file
    x PCM in WAV: 8-bit content is unsigned and without endianess
    x PCM in WAV and Matroska: More coherency between Wave info and ExtensibleWave Info (bitdepth, sign)
    x WAV: GUID display was with first 8 bytes in wrong order
    x Several crash fixes

Version 0.7.99
  • Release Date: Sep 12, 2017
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  • Version 0.7.99, 2017-09-11
    + EBUCore: JSON output (--Output=EBUCore_1.8_JSON)
    + EBUCore: add writingLibraryName and writingLibraryVersion attributes
    + Ad-ID identifier display on a single line ("Value (Registry)" format)
    + MPEG-4: Better display of format of VobSub tracks
    + MPEG-4: CodecID is stsd name + ObjectTypeId for mp4a, mp4v, mp4s
    + AVC: preferred_transfer_characteristics support
    + MPEG Video, MPEG-4 Visual, AVC, HEVC, MPEG-4, Matroska: correct detection of RGB
    + matrix_coefficients: detection of Y'D'zD'x and Chromaticity-derived
    + AAC: info about SBR/PS being implicit/explicit/NBC (Not Backward Compatible)
    + AAC: indicate audioObjectType in CodecID
    x Fix a weird 1.334 DAR due to a rounding issue

Version 0.7.98
  • Release Date: Aug 10, 2017
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  • Version 0.7.98, 2017-08-08
    + Matroska: handling of files with Tracks element after Cluster elements
    + Matroska: detection of Duration tag alone and use it even if tag writing date is not there.
    + Matroska: mapping of colour description elements, timecode and handler name to corresponding MediaInfo fields
    x I169, WAV: too much aggressive detection of wrong 5-channel audio, now limited on AC-3 and DTS
    x transfer_characteristics and matrix_coefficients slight change in order to have them unique per ISO integer value
    x EBUCore: All XML elements are correctly escaped
    x PBCore: All XML elements are correctly escaped
Version 0.7.97
  • Release Date: Jul 1, 2017
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  • Version 0.7.97, 2017-06-30
    + Ubuntu 17.04 packages
    + HEVC: support of stream having VPS hrd_parameters
    + FLV: support of FLV files with an ID3v2 header
    + FLV: detect some incoherent frame rates in buggy files
    + TIFF: support of more tags
    + I518, AAC: consider 4 back channels as 2 side + 2 back channels
    + Matroska: integrate all elements from Matroska specs in MediaTrace
    + WAV: parsing of MPEG Audio extension "mext" chunk and displayed in MediaTrace
    + MPC: channels count
    + AAC: ADTS/ADIF duration in case of full parsing and/or "risky bitrate estimation" option
    x MXF: less false-positive detection of some files as MXF
    x B1053, WAV: metadata coherency, ignore "fact" chunk more often in order to avoid bad information when this chunk is buggy
    x B1029, DPX: DPX endianess not considered with some fields in MediaTrace
    x Custom template: can check "Other" part as any other parts
    x Matroska: fix parsing issue with small byte blocks are taken from the file e.g. when reading from HTTP link
    x Matroska: files with unknown block size were flagged as truncated
    x MediaTrace: values with a n were breaking the text report lines
    x Some typos (RefFrames, SPF)
Version 0.7.96
  • Release Date: Jun 2, 2017
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  • Version 0.7.96, 2017-06-01
    + MPEG-4: display of recorded date from DV substream
    x I505, AC-3: crash with some potentially malformed frames
    x I477, AVC: fix hang when open .mpls from some 3D BD
    x MPEG-4: does not show "1904" year is raw value is 0 (Mac/Linux)
    x Dedicated read thread disabled by default (rare dead locks)
    x #B1027, MPEG-TS: some files where detected as MPEG-TS or BDAV but they aren't
    x Sequence of files : frame count was wrong with sequence of MPEG-TS files (was count of files)
    x MXF: detection of more 608/708 with parsing of few frames in the middle of the file was broken
Version 0.7.95
  • Release Date: May 6, 2017
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  • Version 0.7.95, 2017-05-04
    + EBUCore: EBUCore 1.8 with acquisition metadata output.
    + Better support of growing files, especially when accessed by FTP
    + Matroska: better support of some broken files (high EBMLMaxSizeLength, padding before start of EBML)
    + EXR: showing Multipart and Deep flags
    + EXR: show image compression method
    x EBUCore: fixed display aspect ratio (was using rational)
    x EBUCore: fixed frame rate factor (was num/den instead of factor)
    x AVC: some streams with dynamic frame type were having a wrong frame rate
    x MPEG-4: some old AAC tracks were not correctly detected
    x Matroska: was sometimes displaying "Bit depth: Bit0" when bit depth is unknown
    x Nut: fix crash with some files
    x FFV1: PixelAspectRatio was an integer, switched to 3-digit rational
    x DTS: fix frame count
    x Dolby E: fix frame count
    x EBUCore: fix regression creating invalid XML files
    x AVC: some streams with dynamic frame type were having a wrong frame rate
    x I490, EXR: was not supporting valid 31-char attribute names
Version 0.7.94
  • Release Date: Mar 31, 2017
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  • Version 0.7.94, 2017-03-31
    + VC-3: detection of embedded time code
    + VC-3: better support of stream with width 960 or 1440
    + VC-3: support of version 3 (a.k.a. DNxHR), including profile and level for version 1/2 (a.k.a. DNxHD)
    + Matroska trace feature: reduction of its size
    + MXF trace feature: reduction of its size
    + Visual Studio 2017 project files
    x M143, MXF with Acquisition Metadata: crash fixed
    x Several crash fixes
Version 0.7.93
  • Release Date: Mar 3, 2017
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  • Version 0.7.93, 2017-02-28
    + Matroska: detection of native FFV1 CodecID ("V_FFV1")
    + AC-3/E-AC-3: detection of Atmos inside core streams
    + AC-3/E-AC-3: slight reorganization of metadata display for dual mono and surround
    + AC-3/E-AC-3: "complete main" and similar info moved to "Service kind" dedicated line
    + AC-3/E-AC-3: more precision about how is built a stream (e.g. "E-AC-3+Atmos / E-AC-3" or "TrueHD+Atmos / TrueHD / AC-3")
    + WTV: basic detection
    + MPEG-TS: Detection of Opus
    + URL: "URLEncode" option for saying if the input should be URL encoded or not (default is guess = no change except if it contains spaces)
    x MediaTrace: for bitstreams (not bytestreams), bit offset was wrong
    x HLS: duration was sometimes wrong, reading only the first TS file duration. Now full duration is displayed
    x MPEG-TS: if stream is encrypted or invalid, level was sometimes not the expected one for AVC (e.g. "BaseLine@3.0" instead of "Baseline@3")
    x Matroska: FFV1 stream width/height was not initialized when Matroska track header width/height is after CodecID
    x FFV1: fix potential crash with some buggy slice headers
    x Matroska: crash in case of big attachment and CRC32 present

    Notes :
    + Added
    - Deleted
    x Bug correction
    #number is the identifier of bug report (B), requested feature (F) or patch (P)
    Bug reports and feature request are here :
Version Version 0.7.92
  • Release Date: Feb 1, 2017
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  • Version 0.7.92, 2017-01-31
    + #F507, MXF: detection of HLG Transfer Characteristic
    + #F508, HEVC: support of preferred_transfer_characteristics SEI (from HEVC/H.265 draft, preferred method for HLG in DVB)
    + MXF: parsing of AVC descriptors and crosscheck with the essence content
    + MP4: more AppleStoreCountry values mapped to countries, show the country number if unknown
    + File extension: test if the file extension correspond to the container format
    + AVI/WAV: test of truncated file
    + MIXML output: Format_Profile divided in Format_Profile, Format_Level, Format_Tier
    + ID3v2: TCAP tag is mapped to new field "PodcastCategory"
    x MIXML output: some *_Original values were missing
    x MXF/Teletext: was not correctly detecting non subtitle streams
    x ID3v2: TP2 tag was incorrectly mapped to "Accompaniment", now mapped to "Album_Performer"
    x ID3v2: TSO2 tag was incorrectly mapped to "Performer_Sort", now mapped to "Album_Performer_Sort"
    x ID3v2: TCMP tag was displayed twice (2 "Compilation" lines)
    x Windows version was sometimes showing a long character string in Windows explorer, changed to a shorter character string

    Notes :
    + Added
    - Deleted
    x Bug correction
    #number is the identifier of bug report (B), requested feature (F) or patch (P)
    Bug reports and feature request are here :
Version 0.7.91
  • Release Date: Dec 2, 2016
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  • Version 0.7.91, 2016-11-30
    + Add TIFF extension to Windows shell extension
    x Debian 9 and Ubuntu 16.10+: Remove unneeded dependency
    + IMF and PTX: more languages detected from file names (but the full list of common languages tags still need to be added)
    + IMF and PTX: support of non-standard but common "LAS" = "Spanish (Latin America)" language code
    + MXF: Support of color primaries, transfer characteristic, coding equations defined in SMPTE ST 2067-21:2016 e.g. xvYCC or BT.2020
    + Minor performance optimizations and cleanup (Thanks to Pavel Pimenov)
    + MediaTrace optimization for Matroska
    x Fixed parsing of FFV1 v0/v1
    x PTX: fix crash due to bad parsing of some file names while looking for track language

    Notes :
    + Added
    - Deleted
    x Bug correction
    #number is the identifier of bug report (B), requested feature (F) or patch (P)
    Bug reports and feature request are here :
Version 0.7.89
  • Release Date: Sep 30, 2016
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  • Version 0.7.89, 2016-09-30
    x Tree view for Windows: present the results at the top of the tree
    + QuickTime: support of Panasonic AVC-Intra 50/100/200 without SPS/PPS ("aixx" and "AVin" CodecID)
    + More QuickTime/MP4/AVC/HEVC color descriptions based on future ISO 23001-8:201x/PDAM1
    + FFV1: handling 16+ bitdepth (YUV and RGB) while handling buggy version <= 3 YUV 16-bit streams
    + Improved growing file detection, option for forcing the growing file test
    + Matroska: support of video FieldOrder, MatrixCoefficients, BitsPerChannel, Range, TransferCharacteristics, Primaries
    + Acquisition Metadata: support of more elements (IrisTNumber, IrisRingPosition, FocusRingPosition, ZoomRingPosition, ColorMatrix)
    + Add stream counts to MIXML output
    + I242, AVI/Matroska: mapping of mjp2 to JPEG 2000 format name
    + MPEG-4 Visual: parsing of Studio profiles, providing width/height/frame rate...
    + MXF: reading MPEG-4 Visual profile from MXF sub-descriptor and/or EssenceCompression
    + MXF: reading Intra GOP info from descriptors
    + Sequence of images: detection of sequence even if the provided path separator is the Unix one (Windows only)
    x Acquisition Metadata: IrisFNumber, FocusPosition, LensZoom were not correctly reported
    x LXF: fixed crash in case of some malformed files
    x LXF: reject bad frames instead of displaying wrong duration and bit rate

    Notes :
    + Added
    - Deleted
    x Bug correction
    #number is the identifier of bug report (B), requested feature (F) or patch (P)
    Bug reports and feature request are here :
Version 0.7.88
  • Release Date: Sep 1, 2016
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  • Version 0.7.88, 2016-08-31
    + MediaInfo distributed with HTTP/HTTPS support: support of Amazon S3 with Signature Version 4
    + FFV1: parsing speed slight improvement
    x Duration: fixed regression in last release, sometimes duration was displayed with only count of minutes

    Notes :
    + Added
    - Deleted
    x Bug correction
    #number is the identifier of bug report (B), requested feature (F) or patch (P)
    Bug reports and feature request are here :
Version 0.7.87
  • Release Date: Jul 1, 2016
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  • Version 0.7.87, 2016-06-30
    + Spanish and catalan languages updated, thanks to Sergi Medina
    + Refactoring of the trace feature, for better performance and some bug fixes
    - Visual C++ 2012 project files removed
    x Review of symbols display, now using standard display (e.g. "k" instead of "K", " min" instead of "mn"...)
    x XML output: revert to old versioning method (version is MediaInfo software version)
    x I63, EBUCore/FIMS outputs: typo correction about WritingLibrary and WritingApplication
    x Matroska: files with CodecPrivate element before CodecID element where not always correctly parsed
    x OGG: crash/incoherent behavior with some buggy OGG streams having invalid chunk sizes

    Notes :
    + Added
    - Deleted
    x Bug correction
    #number is the identifier of bug report (B), requested feature (F) or patch (P)
    Bug reports and feature request are here :
Version 0.7.86
  • Release Date: Jun 1, 2016
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  • Version 0.7.86, 2016-05-31
    + Linux/Mac: more output formats (PBCore, EBUCore, FIMS)
    + FFV1 parsing optimization, avoiding by default a too verbose trace
    + Matroska: more elements support and typo fixes in the trace
    + #I172, Trace feature: provide the name of the main parser in the media element
    + Matroska: consider all values below 0x10 EBML names as 1-byte junk
    x Matroska: better support (including speed improvement) of huge lossless frames (e.g. 20 MB FFV1 4K)
    x #I144, Python binding: Python 2 on Linux does not automatically provide the locale to the shared object
    x HTML output: don't escape carriage returns from the input file
    x FFV1: some streams were rejected despite the fact they are valid
    x Python binding: some errors during call of Get() API with Python3 on Linux/Mac

    Notes :
    + Added
    - Deleted
    x Bug correction
    #number is the identifier of bug report (B), requested feature (F) or patch (P)
    Bug reports and feature request are here :
Version 0.7.85
  • Release Date: Apr 30, 2016
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  • Version 0.7.85, 2016-04-29
    + FFV1: ScanType and ScanOrder
    + Detection of Omneon VBI and move of the VBI track from Video part to Others part
    + N19/STL: Support of etection of less standard frame rates (23.976 and 29.970)
    + Teletext in MPEG-TS: Teletext not subtitle moved to "Other" part
    + Teletext in MPEG-TS: display of CodecID and timestamp of first frame
    x Teletext in MXF: some IDs were wrong (when there are more than one Teletext service)
    x MPEG-4/MOV: default of raw audio to Signed in case of stsd atom version <2
    x MPEG Video: some CEA-608/708 captions were not correctly detected due to some packets discarded by the parser with interlaced content
    x MPEG-4/MOV: Dolby E with 2 or more audio services were not correctly reported

    Notes :
    + Added
    - Deleted
    x Bug correction
    #number is the identifier of bug report (B), requested feature (F) or patch (P)
    Bug reports and feature request are here :

Version 0.7.84
  • Release Date: Apr 1, 2016
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  • Version 0.7.84, 2016-03-31
    x #I122, MPEG-4/MOV: Crash if mdhd timescale is 0
    x MPEG-4/MOV: Infinite loop if malformed stsc / stsz (detected by fuzzing)
    x MPEG-TS: some DVB Subtitles were not detected
    x HLS: better handling of media playlists having EXT-X-BYTERANGE

    Notes :
    + Added
    - Deleted
    x Bug correction
    #number is the identifier of bug report (B), requested feature (F) or patch (P)
    Bug reports and feature request are here :
Version 0.7.83
  • Release Date: Mar 1, 2016
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  • Version 0.7.83, 2016-02-29
    + HEVC: Maximum Content Light Level (MaxCLL) and Maximum Frame-Average Light Level (MaxFALL), metadata mandated by CEA-861.3 for HDR support
    + HEVC: Mastering display color primaries and luminance (based on SMPTE ST 2084), metadata mandated by CEA-861.3 for HDR support
    + HEVC: SMPTE ST 2048 and SMPTE ST 428-1 transfer characteristics
    + HEVC: Chroma subsampling location (indication of the location type described in the HEVC spec)
    + MPEG-TS: ATSC Modulation Mode (Analog, SCTE_mode_1 aka 64-QAM, SCTE_mode_2 aka 256-QAM, 8-VSB, 16-VSB)
    + #B981, MP4: support of buggy file having "hint" SubType
    x HLS: better handling of media playlists having EXT-X-BYTERANGE

    Notes :
    + Added
    - Deleted
    x Bug correction
    #number is the identifier of bug report (B), requested feature (F) or patch (P)
    Bug reports and feature request are here :
Version 0.7.82
  • Release Date: Jan 28, 2016
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  • Version 0.7.82, 2016-01-27
    + Matroska: CRC-32 validation
    + Matroska: support of padding/junk at the start of a segment
    + Matroska: trace is activated for all elements (but report is still based on the first element met)
    + Matroska: add an intermediate level in the trace for the raw stream parser
    x FLV: potential infinite loop fixed
    x #B966, DTS: DTS-HD HR 3840 not detected anymore
    x AC-3: wrong sample rate with 32 kHz streams
    x #B948, EBUCore 1.6: invalid output due to position of containerEncoding element
    x #B957, MPEG-7 output: No XML encoded value output

    Notes :
    + Added
    - Deleted
    x Bug correction
    #number is the identifier of bug report (B), requested feature (F) or patch (P)
    Bug reports and feature request are here :
Version 0.7.81
  • Release Date: Jan 1, 2016
  • Download(s):
  • Version 0.7.81, 2015-12-31
    + Acquisition Metadata: support of all SMPTE RDD18 elements
    + Matroska: cover presence and content of the cover, thanks to Max Pozdeev
    + #F446, Matroska: Handling of cropping values, thanks to Max Pozdeev
    + Improvement of Python binding: Mac Os X support, Python2 and Python3 can use same
    + #F484, AVI: OpenDML Interlaced / Progressive scan type detection
    + MP4: support of AtomicParsley imdb tag
    x #B959, MPEG-TS: MPEG-1 Video appeared as MPEG-2 Video
    x #B914, Matroska: Undefined number of chapters in some M4V with Timed Text, thanks to Max Pozdeev
    x #B962, Matroska: negative timecodes were not correctly handled
    x #B964, FLV: was hanging trying to open some FLV files
    x JPEG in AVI or MOV: better handling of buggy APP0/AVI1, avoiding some false positives about interlacement
    x DVCPRO HD: some containers consider DVCPRO HD as with width 1920 despite the fact it is 1280 or 1440, using 1280 or 1440 in all cases

    Notes :
    + Added
    - Deleted
    x Bug correction
    #number is the identifier of bug report (B), requested feature (F) or patch (P)
    Bug reports and feature request are here :
Version 0.7.80
  • Release Date: Dec 1, 2015
  • Download(s):
  • Version 0.7.80, 2015-11-30
    + Matroska: support of MKVMerge statistics tags (duration frame count, stream size, bit rate) per track, thanks to ndjamena
    + FLAC: Channel positions, thanks to ndjamena
    + FLAC: difference between detected bit depth and stored bit depth
    + MPEG-TS: if DTVCC transport stream is present and no DTVCC service descriptor, scan also in the middle of the file in order to detect more caption services
    + Subtitle frame rate computing if frame count and duration are available (hidden by default)
    + Subtitles in Matroska: count of elements
    + Matroska, MXF and MP4/MOV: detection of truncated files
    + DTS: difference between ES Matrix and ES Discrete
    + DTS: display ES Matrix or ES Discrete even if HRA or MA is present
    + DTS: difference between DTS-HRA with 96k option and pure DTS-96/24
    + DTS: detection of DTS:X
    + Samples per frame info
    + AC-3: detection of Atmos inside TrueHD
    + Video frame rate: showing precision of 1/1.001 frame rates (e.g. "23.976 (24000/1001) fps" and "23.976 (23976/1000) fps")
    + MPEG-4/MOV: showing the complete list of compatible brands in the CodecID field
    + MPEG-4/MOV: Alternate groups
    + MPEG-4/MOV: "Disabled" tag
    + MPEG-4/MOV: "Forced" tag
    + MPEG-4/MOV: showing links between tracks (chapters for, subtitles for, fallback for)
    + MXF: handling of more acquisition metadata items
    + MXF: Package name
    + AVC: Store method of interlaced content (Interleaved Fields or Separated Fields)
    + EBUCore: acquisition metadata (Proof of concept, for feedback only)
    x Matroska: frame rate detection algorithm revisited, less wrong numbers are expected
    x SDP/Teletext: some pages were sometimes (when present in 2 different SDP lines) displayed several times
    x MPEG-4/MOV: some hint tracks were not displayed
    + Hongkongese language added
    + Option "Full parsing"

    Notes :
    + Added
    - Deleted
    x Bug correction
    #number is the identifier of bug report (B), requested feature (F) or patch (P)
    Bug reports and feature request are here :
Version 0.7.79
  • Release Date: Nov 3, 2015
  • Download(s):
  • Version 0.7.79, 2015-11-02
    + CLI/DLL only, XML: new option --Output=MIXML, with XML v2.0beta1 status, not for production, see for more details
    + MediaTrace: support of more than 1 file in XML output.
    + CLI/DLL only, XML: new option --Output=MAXML, with XML v0.1 status, in order to have bot MediaInfo and MediaTrace in the same output, not for production, see for more details
    x MediaTrace: fixed some invalid outputs
    x #B951, Amazon S3 support (REST API v2), CLI/DLL only and if compiled with libcurl support: URL without credential were badly interpreted
Version 0.7.78
  • Release Date: Oct 2, 2015
  • Download(s):
  • Version 0.7.78, 2015-10-02
    + MOV: AVrp CodecID support
    + Video Stored_Width/Stored_Height and Sampled_Width/Sampled_Height added (hidden by default)
    + Speed optimization for the parsing of tiny files e.g. JPEG files
    + Option (command line / DLL) --Legacy=0 for disabling some legacy fields
    + Option (command line / DLL) --Output=MAXML, XML with MediaInfo and MediaTrace output together, technology preview (not for production)
    x MPEG-TS: Teletext and Teletext Subtitle were missing in the menu list
    x Chroma subsampling "4:4:4" was sometimes indicated for RGB, which is not useful

    Notes :
    + Added
    - Deleted
    x Bug correction
    #number is the identifier of bug report (B), requested feature (F) or patch (P)
    Bug reports and feature request are here :
Version 0.7.77
  • Release Date: Sep 3, 2015
  • Download(s):
  • Version 0.7.77, 2015-09-02
    + #B941, MXF: files having only a video stream and an ancillary data stream were having incorrect second video stream
    + MOV: detection of r210 CodecID as raw RGB
    + Ancillary data: detection of all metadata blocks (previously: only the first one was detected)
    x MPEG-TS: Wrong demux of TSP (188+16 TS) files having PES with only padding
    x MediaTrace #2: XML malformed with Flags items (hotfix, flags meaning disabled in XML output)
    x MediaTrace #3: XML malformed with some MP4 files
    x MediaTrace #6: XML duplicated attributes
    x MediaTrace #10: versioned xsd, creating library name and version
    x MediaTrace: XML content was not escaped
    x #B947, Amazon S3 support (REST API v2), CLI/DLL only and if compiled with libcurl support: Analyze file on s3 was not working if secret key contains / character

    Notes :
    + Added
    - Deleted
    x Bug correction
    #number is the identifier of bug report (B), requested feature (F) or patch (P)
    Bug reports and feature request are here :
Version 0.7.76
  • Release Date: Aug 7, 2015
  • Download(s):
  • Version 0.7.76, 2015-08-06
    + XML output: line breaks and indents in between attributes for readability
    + Trace feature: XML trace update, only if compiled with trace feature
    + Amazon S3 support (REST API v2), CLI/DLL only and if compiled with libcurl support
    + FFV1: improved slice analysis (currently activated only with trace feature and for 1st frame)
    x MXF: optimization of the parsing, reading a lot less data (e.g. can be reduced from 1 GB to 10 MB with some UHD files)
    x MXF: wrong frame count with files not having the video stream as the first stream
    x Dolby E in MPEG-TS: "SMPTE ST 302" information was accidentally removed
    x MPEG-TS: avoid filling delay from file name, not applicable on MPEG-TS
    x MXF: better handling of huge padding blocks, better handling of descriptors without link to a TrackID
    x IMX: streams claiming that they are IMX are actually pure MPEG Video, probing both IMX and MPEG Video

    Notes :
    + Added
    - Deleted
    x Bug correction
    #number is the identifier of bug report (B), requested feature (F) or patch (P)
    Bug reports and feature request are here :
Version 0.7.75
  • Release Date: Jul 3, 2015
  • Download(s):
  • Version 0.7.75, 2015-06-30
    + MXF: consideraing 60 fps timecode tracks with 2 components having a difference of 2 frames as a single timecode
    + EBUCore 1.6: switch to the link of the final XSD
    x XDCAM: some directory structures were wrongly detected as XDCAM structure having a XML file
    x MXF: SDTI 60 fps times were wrong
    x #B927, DPX: date/time specific DPX format was used instead of the ISO-like one
    x #B927, EBUCore: invalid content in attribute startDate
    x ProRes: streams with apcs CodecID were displayed with an incoherent bit depth instead of no bit depth

    Notes :
    + Added
    - Deleted
    x Bug correction
    #number is the identifier of bug report (B), requested feature (F) or patch (P)
    Bug reports and feature request are here :
Version 0.7.74
  • Release Date: May 26, 2015
  • Download(s):
  • Version 0.7.74, 2015-05-25
    + FIMS: Preliminary version (not for production)
    + D-10 audio: display of real bitrate beside the encoded bitrate
    + VC-3: detection of CDP packets (608/708 captions), created by Nexio, inside the VC-3 private data
    + AES3: generic term AES3 replaced by more precise SMPTE ST numbers (302, 331, 337)
    + NUT: basic detection
    + FFV1: more parsing of the bitstream, support of any version of FFV1 in MOV and Matroska
    + DPX: color space and frame rate
    x #B906, Matroska: duration was missing if Info block is at the end of the file
    x #B908, AC-3: bit depth removed
    x #P86, MPEG-4: moov_trak_edts_elst Atom was ignoring version of the atom
    x Dolby E: the MXF channel count value was sometimes reported instead of the real channel count
    x VorbisComment: WAVEFORMATEXTENSIBLE_CHANNEL_MASK "0X" ("x" in uppercase) is accepted now
    x EBUCore: TotalProgrammeDuration was wrongly filled with IdentClockStart value
    x EBUCore: Source/Material moved from timecodeStart to timecodeTrack
    x MPEG-4: info is missing for some streams in some specific cases

    Notes :
    + Added
    - Deleted
    x Bug correction
    #number is the identifier of bug report (B), requested feature (F) or patch (P)
    Bug reports and feature request are here :
Version 0.7.73
  • Release Date: Apr 10, 2015
  • Version 0.7.73, 2015-04-09
    + BPG: basic support, thanks to Kurtnoise
    + CAF: basic support of Apple Core Audio Format, sponsored by FlavorSys
    + JPEG-2000: Display of profile (Rsiz)
    + JPEG-2000: detection of XYZ colorspace (based on D-Cinema profile)
    + FFV1 in MOV: more details (version...)
    + MOV/MPEG-4: handling of clcn (little endian nclc) Color parameter type
    + #P84, Matroska: Add TEXTST support to the MKV Parser, thanks to Kurtnoise
    + #P85, MPEG-TS: Add TEXTST support to the MPEG-PSI Parser, thanks to Kurtnoise
    + MediaInfoDLL interface: clean up, more debug features added
    + MediaInfoDLL interface: Giant threads lock removed
    + #F460, VC-3/DNxHD: detection of RGB 444 and other SMPTE ST 2019 (2014) new CIDs
    + VC-3/DNxHD: version number (HVN)
    + Clean aperture size is move from width/height to its own field
    + HEVC: tier
    + MXF: writing library and writing application fields are cleaned up
    + ProRes: support of 4444 profiles
    + CAP: detection of CAP files from Cheetah and Lambda
    x B886, XML and HTML outputs were broken
    x B902: EBU AspectRatio invalid in case of non classic numerator:denominator format
    x #B758, VC-3/DNxHD: wrong color space and subsampling in case of unknown CID, now empty if format version is not known
    x #B903, MXG: Incorrect timecode track used for AS-11 DPP MXF files
    x #B904, MXF: Handling repetition of Header Metadata in MXF files
    x MXF: AFD value was wrong (displaying the complete byte, but AFD is only 4 bits of this byte)
    x DTS: some streams in Little endian were not detected
    x MPEG-4: some files were having an incorrect frame count
    x AVC: Some SCTE 128 caption streams were displayed twice
    x BMP; accepting files with file size information set to -1
    x RF64: samplesCount was not always right
    x MOV: avoid wrong parsing in case of "colr" atom with "prof" color parameter type
    x DCP/IMF: ID has now the AM/PKL CPL order in order in all cases (not only when there is more than one CPL)
    x #B893, MXF: Crash with Panasonic P2 3.0 files
    x DPX: time information was with native ":" character
    x Images sequence: "Delay" field is filled from the number in the name of the first file
    x FLV: some files were not having the right duration
    x DPX: Cineon files were detected as DPX Version 1, version number was not corresponding to the real version
Version 0.7.72
  • Release Date: Jan 8, 2015
  • Version 0.7.72, 2015-01-07
    + Swedish translation updated, thanks to Åke Engelbrektson
    + MXF: MXF version (e.g. "1.3")
    + Option "File_IsImageSequence" for being able to skip frames in a sequence of files.
    + EBUCore: EBUCore 1.6 draft output, sponsored by EBU
    + EBUCore: AS-11 to EBUCore mapping, sponsored by EBU
    + EBUCore: more technicalAttributes, sponsored by EBU
    + MXF Acquisition Metadata (RDD-18, EBU Tech 3349) basic support
    x EBUCore: time code tracks moved to their own "format" block
    x EBUCore: audioTrackConfiguration removed (not the expected behavior)
    x EBUCore: OverallBitRate information changed from technicalAttributeString to technicalAttributeInteger
    x PBCore: invalid output in case of time code stream, fix thanks to Dave Rice
    x PBCore2: codecid changed, thanks to Dave Rice
    x OP-47/SDP/Teletext: some streams were not detected
    x Previous version was built with SSE2 instructions, switching back to SSE instructions
    x AVC: infinite loop fix
    x AVC: trying to avoid the wrong detection of AVC in the case of invalid (e.g. encrypted) streams
    x Crash on Windows Vista and Win7 pre-SP1 and a CPU having FMA support, due to a bug in MSVC2013, since 0.7.72. Thanks to Pavel Pimenov for the report and patch
    x MXF: AS-11 Typo (SerieTitle changed to SeriesTitle), TotalProgrammeDuration added
    x ID3v2: support of 3-byte ID3v2.3 tags
    x CEA-608 in MPEG-4: demux PTS was wrong in case of multiple blocks in one frame
    x MOV: better Grey scale files and color palettes handling, with help from Vittorio Giovara

    Notes :
    + Added
    - Deleted
    x Bug correction
    #number is the identifier of bug report (B), requested feature (F) or patch (P)
    Bug reports and feature request are here :
Version 0.7.71
  • Release Date: Nov 11, 2014
  • Version 0.7.71, 2014-11-09
    + AS-11 (Core, Segmentation, UK DPP items) display
    + MXF: support of TTML (SMPTE ST 2052) detection
    + MXF: option --File_Mxf_TimeCodeFromMaterialPackage for using the time code track from Material package instead of Source package (CLI/DLL only)
    + Duration in HH:MM:SS:FF format (hidden by default)
    + AVC: detection of Intra profiles
    + MXF: both Material and Source package time codes are displayed
    + MPEG-TS: more information for Teletext subtitle e.g. "For hearing impaired people"
    + Detecting sidecar XML files for captions (e.g. TTML/DFXP), option for CLI and Lib
    + AVC and HEVC: colour_range information (Limited/Full), thanks to Vittorio Giovara
    + OP-47/SDP/Teletext: detection of magazine numbers
    + MOV/MPEG-4: basic support of iTunMOVI tag
    + MOV/MPEG-4: support of track title and few other track related tags
    + MOV/MPEG-4: detection of Dolby E in a stereo track
    + AVC: using the first pic_struct as fallback for scan order if other methods fail, thanks to Smit for the idea
    + IMF: better compatibility with packages from different vendors
    + PBCore 2.0 technical metadata output option, thanks to Dave Rice
    + WMV: Time code track and value of first frame display, sponsored by AVCOM
    + MPEG Video: Open/Closed GOP status
    + HEVC: Support of Pixel Aspect Ratio in VUI, thanks to Kurtnoise
    x SMPTE ST 331: wrong channel positions
    x B872, MOV: StreamOrder field was wrong in case of chapter references
    x More coherency between the File interface and the By buffer interface
    x Matroska: wrong dection of video/audio delay in case of B-frames before the first I-frame
    x Time code striped/not striped information is moved from "Format_Settings" to "TimeCode_Striped"
    x SMPTE ST 337: infinite loop during scanning of some non ST 337 streams
    x MP4/MOV: Using less data during detection of Dolby E hidden in a PCM track
    x Matroska: some crashs after file name of attachments update
    x MXF: MXF time code track was not displayed with some compilation options (e.g. the default Windows build)

    Notes :
    + Added
    - Deleted
    x Bug correction
    #number is the identifier of bug report (B), requested feature (F) or patch (P)
    Bug reports and feature request are here :
Version 0.7.70
  • Release Date: Sep 4, 2014
  • Version 0.7.70, 2014-09-03
    + DTS Neural Audio: display of DTS Neural Audio descriptor information (matrix encoded channels count and position), sponsored by Numericable
    + FFV1: version, bit depth, color space, chroma subsampling, versions 0 to 3, sponsored by NOA Audio Solutions
    + HuffYUV: version, bit depth, color space, chroma subsampling, versions 1 to 3, sponsored by NOA Audio Solutions
    + PDF: basic detection (goal is to detect PDF/A profile)
    + HLS: support of encrypted streams (key must be in FileName.FileExt.key or provided via the library API)
    + CDP: using CDP service descriptor for the list of 708 services + language information
    + MXF: showing the real bit depth ("Quantization bits"); the count of bits stored in the file is in a new field "Stored bit depth" if it differs
    + MXF: Audio "frame rate" (how PCM content is split in packets) information
    + MXF: Audio block alignment byte size (hidden by default)
    + VC-3: adding the commercial name "DNxHD" + bitrate class
    + MXF: SMPTE ST 377-4 (MXF Multichannel Audio Labeling Framework)
    + MXF: "ChannelLayoutID" new field (hidden by default) containing the MXF Channel Assignment Label
    + Wave64: Duration
    + CDP: frame rate
    + IMF: improvements (still work in progress)
    + QuickTime: ia13 CodecID
    + CDP: using ccsvcinfo_section() for service presence and language information
    + MXF/CDP: law rating (from CEA-608 XDS) information added (other containers were already supported)
    + CEA-608: Program name information
    + BMP: support of OS/2 headers
    + HLS: support
    + ISM: ISMT / text (TTML) streams support
    + MXF: detection of buggy BlockAlign from some muxers, so PCM bit depth is correctly detected despite the buggy metadata
    + HEVC: library name of some encoding libraries
    + MPEG-2 Video: picture structure for interlaced content (interlaced content can have a frame structure)
    + HLS: support of some encrypted files (AES-128 with default IV and per segment), key is provided by the command line --File_Encryption_Key=(Base64 data)
    + HEVC: adding support of x265 library name and x265 encoding settings
    + ProRes: more details about ProRes in AVI or Matroska
    + DV: support of AVd1 CodecID
    + CMake: scripts improvements, thanks to Ivan Romanov
    + Matroska: file name of attachments, thanks to Marshall
    x HEVC: some streams with VUI were not parsed
    x MPEG Video: was not correctly handling 1000:1001 frame rates and NDF time codes combination during frame count computing
    x MPEG Video: was not correctly detecting the time stamp of the first frame in case of closed GOP with first frame not the I-frame
    x XDCAM: information about the MXF header presence was not provided if MOV header has a glbl atom
    x Some specific C++11 code is removed for full compatibility with older C++
    x MXF: Time codes values were buggy in case of MXF with pre-charge ("Origin" not 0)
    x MPEG-4 Visual: wrong analysis in case on video_object_layer_shape not set to regular
    x MPEG-4/MOV: trying to display the summary differently when there is a difference between container and raw stream channels count information (long term method to be discussed)
    x Non-Unicode version was not building anymore
    x DyLib: trying to have a better support of pure C compilers

    Notes :
    + Added
    - Deleted
    x Bug correction
    #number is the identifier of bug report (B), requested feature (F) or patch (P)
    Bug reports and feature request are here :
Version 0.7.69
  • Release Date: Apr 25, 2014
  • Version 0.7.69, 2014-04-24
    + Italian translation updated, thanks to Roberto
    + Russian translation updated, thanks to solokot
    + MPEG-TS: support of HEVC streams with stream_type of 36
    + EBUCore 1.5: update with support of more fields and valid against final XSD
    + Added interlaced content store method (Separated fields or interleaved fields)
    + HEVC: Better support of the different containers (including MP4/MKV/FLV)
    + #B844, Matroska: detection of covers, thanks to Max Pozdeev
    + Sequences of files: optimization of the detection of sequences with 200k+ files
    + Sequences of files: File_IgnoreSequenceFilesCount option for speeding up the detection of sequences (con: no detection of the latest file in the sequence)
    + Sequences of files: File_IgnoreSequenceFileSize option for speeding up the detection of sequences (con: no detection of total size of the sequence)
    + Sequences of files: detection when there is additional characters after the numbers (e.g. "filename[000001].png")
    + MPEG-TS: detecting sequences of files
    + ADTS: detecting sequences of files
    + MediaInfoList: removing files detected as part of a sequence
    + Arri Raw: basic detection
    + DDS (DirectDraw Surface) support
    + OpenMG (.oma) partial (Atrac3 only) support
    + WebVTT detection
    x #B841, QuickTime TFF/BFF: using now Technical Note TN2162 as the reference documentation for 'fiel' atom
    x Matroska: slow parsing of some files
    x MOV/IMX: IMX was not detected when glbl atom is present

    Notes :
    + Added
    - Deleted
    x Bug correction
    #number is the identifier of bug report (B), requested feature (F) or patch (P)
    Bug reports and feature request are here :
Version 0.7.68
  • Release Date: Apr 3, 2014
  • + Turkish translations updated thanks to Burak
  • + QuickTime: new field ScanOrder_Stored, displayed when display and Stored orders are not same (replacing ScanOrder_StoredDisplayedInverted field)
  • + IMF: better support of IMF files having more than 1 ressource per track
  • + IMF: better support of IMF files EntryPoint and SourceDuration fields
  • + MPEG-TS: EBP detection
  • + Excel VBA example (32 and 64 bit), in contrib directory
  • + Node.js examples added, in contrib directory
  • + GXF: support of DVCPRO HD
  • + GXF: Media Type is reported
  • + HEVC: added support of scaling_list_data
  • + HEVC: deactivated general_profile_compatibility_flag validity test because some encoders do not implement it correctly
  • + MPEG-4/MOV: Speed improvement, especially for full parsing of 100+ GB files.
  • + File reading: Speed improvement of big files, especially for full parsing, with the help of a dedicated reading thread
  • + Java binding: adding support of memory buffer as input, example with InputStream class (from RandomAccessFile or from FileUrl, including Amazon S3 authorization)
  • + PTX: more files are supported
  • + Ancillary data: more fomats are detected (OP-47 WST, OP-47 Multipacket, WSS, CEA-608, MPEG-2 Recoding Information...)
  • + EBUCore output: update, with EBUCore 1.5 support
  • + MXF: detection of Sony RAW SQ (by reverse engineering, not sure)
  • + F432, AVI: detection of MPEG Video with Codec Id 0x02000010
  • + AVI: detection of captions inside MPEG Video
  • + MPEG-4/MOV: showing non-media streams (e.g. hint/rtp tracks)
  • + #P81, HEVC: raw stream frame rate info, thanks to Kurtnoise
  • + AIFF/Dolby E: detection duration of hidden Dolby E increased from 0.1 second to 1 second
  • x #B833, FLV: some (out of specs) files were no more fully detected
  • x #B828, HEVC/H265: parsing of final specification (vui_parameters() specs were modified)
  • x #B835, HEVC/H265: bug fixes, thanks to KP Lau
  • x #B838, AVC/H264: bug fixes, thanks to KP Lau
  • x #B831, MPEG Audio: files with MusiFile header/trailer are correctly detected (but header/trailer are currently discarded)
  • x #B836, XCode 5.1 compilation issue fixed, thanks to masterkain
  • x STL: better support of non-English characters during decode
  • x MXF: some properties were not displayed with OP-Atom files
  • x JPEG-2000: wrong implmentation of COD parsing, with undefined behavior for some files
  • x MXF: potential crash with small files
  • x AAF: potential crash with small files
  • x HLS: potential crash with small files
  • x MXF: some video streams were wrongly detected as MPEG-2 video
  • x MXF: better detection of some weird cases with interlace JPEG-2000 content
  • x MXF: better support of files with more than 16 MB per frame (2.5 Gbps bit rate)
  • x removal of problematical typos, thanks to Dmitrij D. Czarkoff
  • x Files with the wrong extension: the file was sometimes fully read (very slow!)
  • x AVI: Huge files (2GB+, with OpenDML) were sometimes parsed slowly
  • x MOV: better display of metadata when tvsh atom is present
  • x AC-3: some dependent streams ere not correctly detected
  • x removal of problematical typos, thanks to Dmitrij D. Czarkoff
  • x #B834, OpenBSD port: correction of compilation failure, thanks to Dmitrij D. Czarkoff
Version 0.7.67
  • Release Date: Jan 11, 2014
  • x Windows version: translation files were corrupted
  • x Mac App Store version: "Can not open file(s)" message when trying to open files having diacritics in file name.
  • x MXF: duplicate display of some time code streams in ancillary data
  • x B814, AAC: Wrong detection of audioObjectType==29
  • Notes :
    + Added
    - Deleted
    x Bug correction
    #number is the identifier of bug report (B), requested feature (F) or patch (P)
    Bug reports and feature request are here :
Version 0.7.66
  • Release Date: Jan 9, 2014
  • + EBUCore 1.4 output support
  • + IMF AssetMap (AM), PackageList (PKL) and CompositionPlaylist (CPL): improved support
  • + Channel layout information for AAC, AC-3, E-AC-3, DTS, Dolby E
  • + MXF: CodecID field (EssenceContainer-EssenceCompression)
  • + Pro Tools 10+ Session file (.ptx) support, by reverse engineering (=it may not work)
  • + Playlist files: trying to detect language and channel layout from file names
  • + QuickTime: new field ScanOrder_StoredDisplayedInverted, set to "Yes" when display and Stored orders are inverted
  • + Wave: Detection of wrong byte rate in header in order to provide right duration of some PCM streams
  • + ARIB captions: detection of captions in ancillary data (tested with MXF)
  • + AAF: basic support of playlist files
  • x QuickTime: false-positive detection of incoherency between container and raw stream scan order due to inverted display and tored orders
  • x MXF: Dolby E stream not detected in some cases
  • x #P78, HEVC: general_level_idc shall be set equal to a value of 30 times the level number, not 10 times, thanks to Kurtnoise
  • x C# binding example: was not working with 2GB+ files, was parsing sometimes the whole file
  • x #B802, AAC: Infinite loop, thanks to Sébastien Michel
  • x #B805, AC-3: Segfault on files falsely recognized as AC3 files, thanks to Gildas Desnos
  • x #B808, PCM: Infinite loop, thanks to Gildas Desnos
  • x #B809, APE tags: Infinite loop, thanks to Gildas Desnos
  • x #B810, AVC: Infinite loop, thanks to Gildas Desnos
  • x #B813, bug ("eats all resources" while compiling)
  • x LATM: false-positive detection of some files
  • x MXF: Crash with some files
  • Notes :
    + Added
    - Deleted
    x Bug correction
    #number is the identifier of bug report (B), requested feature (F) or patch (P)
    Bug reports and feature request are here :
Version 0.7.64
  • Release Date: Jul 6, 2013
  • + New canonical URL of the website:
  • + Portuguese, Basque and Russian translations updated
  • + E-AC-3: support of streams having substreams (e.g. more than 6 channels)
  • + JPEG: detection of YUVA, RGB, RGBA and YCCK color spaces
  • + MPEG Audio: detection of Id3v1 inside an MPEG Audio frame
  • + Matroska: support of HEVC/H.265 (based on specifications draft from DivX inc)
  • + Canopus: detection of scan mode, scan order, pixel aspect ratio
  • + MD5 generation option (work in progress)
  • + Id3v2: reading of all Id3v2 blocks (no more only the first one) at the beginning of the file
  • + MPEG-4: support of few additional iTunes tags, thanks to Kurtnoise
  • + AVI: detection of Ut Video, thanks to Kurtnoise
  • + MXF: detection of Dolby E even if EssenceCompression is not SMPTE 337
  • + AIFF: detection of Dolby E
  • + AIFF: detection of not aligned Dolby E
  • + ARIB B24/B37: Caption_conversion_type display (HD, SD, Mobile)
  • + MPEG-TS: displaying CEA-708 service and CEA-608 presence if the corresponding ATSC descriptor is present
  • + MPEG-TS: quicker analysis in the case of quick parsing option
  • + #F412, Matroska: Handling of files having no DocType
  • x #B761, MPEG-TS/ARIB: crash with some streams, thanks to maki
  • x #B765, Matroska: was parsing the complete file if a stream indicated in the header is not present
  • x #B763, MXF: detection of incoherency of channel count between bitstream and wrapper
  • x #B762, Matroska: detecting 23.976 frame rate (instead of 23.962 fps due to imprecise timestamp)
  • x #B759, QuickTime: detection of time codes having tcmi not embedded in tmcd box
  • x #B766, RMVB: a/v delay is incorrect, currently disabling it
  • x #B768, MPEG-4, crash with some MPEG-4 files
  • x #B769, MPEG-4, crash with some MPEG-4 files
  • x #B764, AVC: wrong parsing of some streams having pic_scaling_matrix
  • x AVC, crash with some AVC streams
  • x AAC, infinite loop with some AAC streams
  • x FLV, infinite loop with some FLV files
  • x Matroska: crash with some malformed files
  • x MOV: crash/long parsing with some malformed files
  • x AC-3: crashes and freezes fix
  • x Java 64-bit: Count_Get(StreamKind) was always returning 0
  • x Python 64-bit: Count_Get(StreamKind) was always returning 0
  • x DTS: some streams were not detected
  • x DTS: some memory leaks with 14-bit streams
  • x SMPTE ST 302: memory leaks
  • x SMPTE ST 337: memory leaks
  • x Total failure if MEDIAINFO_REFERENCES_NO #define was used
  • x QuickTime: Time code name is in "Title" field
  • x MPEG-4/QuickTime: handling of weird "negative" frame duration is stts

  • Notes :
    + Added
    - Deleted
    x Bug correction
    #number is the identifier of bug report (B), requested feature (F) or patch (P)
    Bug reports and feature request are here :
Version 0.7.63
  • Release Date: May 14, 2013
  • + Switched to a BSD-2-Clause license
  • + LXF: AFD (from ancillary stream) support
  • + Detection of some side car files and showing them as a single package (optional)
  • + MOV: more channel positions information
  • + TTML: detection
  • + SAMI: detection
  • + ID3: updated list of genres, thanks to Mats
  • + .so: search a local copy of the library before trying default path
  • + AVI: Support of Adobe PARf (Aspect Ratio) chunk
  • + VC-3: Scan order
  • + #P65, Flac/Ogg DISCTOTAL metadata support, thanks to Kurtnoise
  • + #P67, MOV, add Hap Video to the database, thanks to Kurtnoise
  • + #P67, Matroska, add VP9 to the database, thanks to Kurtnoise
  • + #P68, FLV, add HEVC detection in the FLV parser
  • + #P66, MOV, tref/chap handling, with chapters information, thanks to Kurtnoise
  • + #P72, MOV, HEVC/H265 detection and basic support, thanks to Kurtnoise
  • + #F382/P75, PMP format detection
  • + MPEG-TS, HEVC/H265 support
  • + 16:10 DAR known value
  • x #B742, MPEG-4/MOV, crash with some truncated/invalid files
  • x #B746, MPEG-4/MOV: crash with files having moof atom and no moov atom
  • x #B747, Inconsistent hang with buffer API
  • x #B757, MediaInfoList was not working, thanks to Elbenfreund
  • x #B740, XML: dt:dt is replaced by dt (for binary data)
  • x MXF: Dolby E streams starting only at the second or third frame were not well detected
  • x MPEG-4/MOV: reducing analysis time for I-frame only video streams
  • x CEA-708: weird behavior phantom streams are displayed) in case of buggy CEA-708
  • x AVI: crash with audio delay and AvgBytesPerSec of 0
  • x Wrong demuxing of the caption stream in the case of AVC streams without frame_mbs_only_flag but having 2 fields in one slice.
  • x DPX: parsing was very slow with a sequence of files.
  • x MXF: Pre-charge duration was not read, time code of the first frame was wrong if "Origin" is not 0
  • x FLV: file was sometimes (e.g. most of the file padded with zeroes) fully parsed
  • x VC-3: Using values from specifications (based on compression ID) instead of SBD/SST/SPL/APLF from bitstream
  • x #738, mediainfo-qt doesn't build
Version 0.7.62
  • Release Date: Feb 23, 2013
  • Download(s):
  • + ARIB STD B24/B37 caption detection (both Japanese and Brazilian versions)
  • + LXF: support of AVC, VC-3, MPEG audio, AC-3, Dolby E, and AAC detection and analysis
  • + AC-3: support of 22.05 kHz streams (out of specs but they exist)
  • + MOV: AIC (Apple Intermediate Codec) scan type detection
  • + MOV: support of AVID metadata (interlacement information)
  • + Time code dedicated tracks (MOV, MXF, GXF)
  • + Time code track (MPEG-4/MOV, GXF, MXF)
  • + Time code in SDTI (MXF)
  • + Time code in System scheme 1 (MXF)
  • + Time code in SMPTE RP 188 (aka SMPTE ST 12-2 aka ATC aka VANC) (GXF, LXF, MXF)
  • + Time code in SMPTE RP 196 (aka HANC)
  • + MPEG Video Time code
  • + MPEG-TS: format_identifier, pointer_field, section_length (hidden by default)
  • + CEA-608/708: caption detection duration is increased to 15 seconds (or 64 MB) in order to miss less caption content
  • + Image files as a video stream: file name of the last file
  • x #727, MOV: crash with some malformed files (Time scale set to 0)
  • x #728, AAC: crash with some malformed streams
  • x #681, AVI: was not analyzing VBR streams without bit rate info in header
  • x #736: Division by 0 with 0-byte files
  • x Id3v2: crash with some malformed tags
  • x Bit rate display was "0 bps" if the real bit rate is more than 4 Gbps
  • x Division by 0 in case of 0 byte long file
  • x MPEG-4: wrong muxing mode information in case of A/53 captions in MPEG Video in MOV
  • x P2 Clip: wrong uppercase/lowercase in the file name of source files.
  • x MOV: PCM endianness was sometimes wrong
  • x MPEG-4: JPEG interlacement was sometimes wrong
  • x MPEG Video: wrong DAR information in case of DAR change between begin and end of the file
Version 0.7.61
  • Release Date: Oct 23, 2012
  • + x64 and i386 Windows installers are merged, now only one installer
  • + Italian translation updated
  • + Bigger default window
  • + MPEG-TS: SCTE 35 and KLV streams are better displayed (in Menu part)
  • + MPEG-TS: Menu part contains the list of PID with unknown format
  • + MPEG-TS: Menu part lists PID in the PMT order instead of increasing order
  • + Display of both container and stream scan type and scan order
  • + DV100: scan order
  • + MXF: scan order
  • + MPEG-TS: Maximum and minimum overal bit rate (only if parse speed is set to 1)
  • + MPEG-TS, MPEG-S, MXF, AVI, WM: StreamOrder field added
  • + MXF: better support of malformed VANC streams
  • + MPEG Video: improved detection of the GOP (more frames are used), "Variable" value
  • + MPEG-PS: FirstPacketOrder info added
  • + SkipBinaryData option
  • x #3564456, Matroska: some (other) streams were wrongly detected sa VFR
  • x #3570092, Id3v2: support of old COM and ULT fields
  • x CEA-708: crash with some malformed streams
  • x MPEG-TS: crash when PCR is corrupted (same value at different offsets)
  • x QuickTIme: wrong channel count report in case of buggy chan atom. Now the stream description has priority over chan atom
  • x E-AC-3: duration was wrong in some cases
  • x Matroska: random wrong analysis in case of SimpleBlock mode
  • x #3574436, MOV: hang on files having buggy "alis" atom
  • x MPEG-TS: bit rate mode detection was sometimes too much strict about CBR
  • x DV: wrong detection in case of buggy audio header (if present and set to 0xFF)
  • x MPEG-4: crash in case of buggy aperture size atom
  • x MediaInfo_Const.h was missing in the DLL package for Mac
  • x MPEG-PS: detection of phantom streams
  • x WAV: detection of malformed >4GB WAV files was no more working
  • x DTS: computing bit rate from frame size instead of targeted transmission rate
  • x DTS: setting the bit rate to "unknown" for Master Audio instead of instantaneous bit rate
  • x DTS: Display of endianess and word size was not coherent
Version 0.7.60
  • Release Date: Sep 3, 2012
  • + #3285550, GUI: added shell extension icon
  • + MPEG-TS/PS: improved detection of buggy time stamps
  • + DPX: color primaries and transfer characteristics
  • + MPEG-TS: Added support of scrambled streams without transport_scrambling_control bit set (e.g. PlayReady)
  • + MPEG-TS: Name of some scrambling algorithms
  • + MPEG-TS: detection of CBR/VBR at container level
  • + MPEG Video: better detection of variable GOP
  • x Matroska: some streams were wrongly detected sa VFR
  • x #3538378, XML output: invalid characters, now if there is an invalid character, data is transported in base64
  • x LXF: wrong video bit rate with some files
  • x AC-3/E-AC-3: hang up with some Little Endian streams
  • x AAC: wrong min and max bit rate in case of partial (default) parsing, disabling it
  • x AVC: crash or hang up with some malformed/scrambled streams
  • x Opus: wrong duration in case of non-48kHz stream
  • x MOV: 25 fps + drop frame time codes were not handled correctly

  • Legend:
    • + Added
    • - Deleted
    • x Correction
Version 0.7.59
  • Release Date: Aug 9, 2012
  • + License: Switched back to LGPLv2+Exceptions
  • + #3555183, PCX support, thanks to Lionel Duchateau
  • + #3555182, PSD support, thanks to Lionel Duchateau
  • + #3555181, Matroska: ALAC detection, thanks to Lionel Duchateau
  • + #3540425, OGG/MKV: Opus speech format support, thanks to Lionel Duchateau
  • + #3531808, AVI: detecting more inconsistencies in stream durations
  • + GXF: crash with Time code tracks without frame rate info
  • + MPEG-4: stream order (hidden by default), in order to provide the same numbers as mkvtoolnix 5.2+ Track ID
  • + QuickTime: default channel map is "L R" for stereo streams (as it seems to be in QuickTime player)
  • + MPEG-4: support of WMA (version 1, version 2, Pro, Lossless) in MPEG-4
  • + FLV: handling of metadata with an underscore before the real metadata name
  • + MXF: support of files with header missing TrackNumber in the descriptor (if it is present only in footer)
  • + MXF: Language from DMS-1
  • + ProRes: analysis of the ProRes raw stream (including scan order for interlaced content)
  • + colour_primaries, transfer_characteristics, matrix_coefficients: canonicalization of results
  • + MPEG-4 Visual: colour_primaries, transfer_characteristics, matrix_coefficients
  • + ProRes: colour_primaries, transfer_characteristics, matrix_coefficients
  • + GIF: Display Aspect Ratio
  • x #3533984, different behavior depending of compilation options (so Linux version was missing some info)
  • x MPEG-4: audio/video delay was wrong in case of negative delay
  • x CEA-608: Memory leaks removed
  • x AVC: crash in case of analyzing some invalid SEI
  • x MPEG Audio: crash with some files having Lyrics 2 tags
  • x MPEG Audio: crash with some files having APE tags
  • x AVI: secondary genre comes after primary genres in the "Genre" field
  • x FLV: better handling of files containing more than 1 meta chunk
  • x MPEG-TS/MPEG-PS: was aborting during full parsing in the case of very damaged streams
  • x Vorbis: infinite loop if codebook_entries>=256
  • x Id3v2: crash with some unsynchronized frames, especially with UTF-16 comments
  • x Id3v2: Wrong mime type of covers
  • x MPEG-PS: crash in case of language info in descriptors
  • x Java binding: crash with MediaInfo::Inform() (Windows 32-bit only)
  • x MPEG-TS: false-positive in case of some MPEG-4 files with wrong extension
  • x FLV: crash in some specific cases (malformed files)
  • x 3548314, MVC: Scan type was wrong with MVC-only (without the underlying AVC stream) stream
  • x 3553588, MPLS: stream duration was wrong with standalone (without the referenced M2TS) files
  • x 3553588, MPLS: incoherent behavior with MPLS having more than one PlayListItem
  • x 3554154, MPEG-TS: crash with some corrupted streams
  • x MOV: all EIA/CEA-608 captions were not well detected
  • x Matroska: Trying to better detect VFR streams, frame rate was wrong in case of interlaced content

  • Legend:
    • + Added
    • - Deleted
    • x Correction
Version 0.7.58
  • Release Date: May 29, 2012
  • + AC-3: Little Endian streams support
  • + LXF: AVC streams support
  • + ISM: better support
  • + File referencing other files (HLS, ISM...): menu in case there is more than 1 stream per referenced file
  • + MPEG-TS: option for keeping streams detected at the beginning then disabled in a an update of the PMT (activated by default)
  • + MPEG-PS: program_map_section support for uncommon streams embedded in MPEG-PS
  • x Referenced files (MXF, HLS, MOV, P2, XDCAM...): issues with source name, track order, files size
  • x MPEG-TS/MPEG-PS: regression, some files with AC-3/DTS/DVD subtitles were not well analyzed anymore
  • x MPEG-4 channel mapping: Lt and Rt (matrix-encoded) channel mapping were missing
  • x GXF: handling of buggy files having non-PCM AES3 codec identifier but actually having PCM
  • x MPEG-4: better support of MPEG-4 files having corrupted metadata atom
  • x 3529510, EIA/CEA-708: was not detected if the stream was not present at the beginning, thanks to Pete Chapman

  • Legend:
    • + Added
    • - Deleted
    • x Correction
Version 0.7.57
  • Release Date: May 3, 2012
  • + #3513490, Vorbis comment (Flac, Ogg): more tags are supported
  • + XML-based formats (P2, XDCAM, DCP, ISM, HLS...): support of UTF-16 encoding
  • + MPEG-4: for buggy PCM, prioritizing the codec ID "in24" = 24-bit against the bit depth field
  • x #3516900, Vorbis comment (Flac, Ogg): trying to do better mapping of PERFORMER and ARTIST tags
  • x MXF: wrong video frame count in some cases
  • x #3517374, GCC 4.7: compilation issues removal, thanks to SpepS
  • x MPEG-PS: some files were not well demuxed so analysis was sometimes wrong (especially macroblock parsing)

  • Legend:
    • + Added
    • - Deleted
    • x Correction
Version 0.7.56
  • Release Date: Apr 9, 2012
  • + Better support of machines lacking of std::stringstream
  • + Better support of machines requesting explicit stdc++ library link option (e.g. some ARM embedded devices)
  • x #3515515, MPEG-4: crash with MPEG-4 container + H264/AVC video stream
  • x #3515393, MPEG Audio: infinite loop (freeze) with some files
  • x #3514677, Video: Well known 1.85:1 display aspect ratio was incorrectly displayed as 16:9
  • x #3513908, File interface: No output if filename contain a colon
  • x #3515893, MPEG-4: some specific files were not detected
  • x AVI: infinite loop (freeze) with some files (having index containing 0-sized chunk)
  • x AVC: memory leaks
  • x libcurl support: libcurl config from MediaInfo is compatible with libcurl+gnutls
  • x #3515857, CLI only: --LogFile carriage return format was not the one of the OS
Version 0.7.55
  • Release Date: Apr 5, 2012
  • + AC-3: support of little endian streams
  • + LXF: support of format version 0
  • + HLS: support of .m3u8 index and sequence referencing a bunch of MPEG-TS files
  • + MPEG-4: Added support of glbl atom and corresponding 4CC (ai12, ai15, ai1q, ai5q)
  • + MPEG-4: Added detection of files with mx5p files wrongly filled with raw MPEG Video instead of MXF
  • + MPEG-TS: Detection of 20-bit Dolby E even if the SMPTE 302 M header is set to 24-bit
  • x #3513490, Id3v2: mapping of "Encoded by" and "Encoding library" is conform to the specs now
  • x MXF: hang up with some clip-wrapped files
  • x MPEG-4: AVC-100 bit rate was not coherent depending of the container (MPEG-4 or MXF)
  • x reVTMD output is disabled due to its non-free (point of view of FSF and DFSG) licensing.
Version 0.7.54 Updated
  • Release Date: Apr 2, 2012
Version 0.7.54
  • Release Date: Mar 13, 2012
  • + Russian translation updated
  • + #3480111, Matroska: parsing of WebM-style frame rate info
  • + #3499859, ALAC: parsing of the alac atom, for real bit depth / sample rate
  • + #3487601, DV: fields order (TFF/BFF)
  • + MPEG-4: more video 4CCs binded to MPEG Video
  • + H.263: raw stream parsing (width, height, aspect ratio), comparison with container data
  • + Speed improvements
  • + MPEG-PS: supporting parsing of some non-conform files
  • + Full support of CEA-608 (separation of CC1-CC4, T1-T4)
  • + #3494722, MPEG-4: trying to detect wrong duration in track header
  • + MPEG-4 with embedded MXF track (XDCAM...): separation of video bitrate and padding bitrate
  • + Compound streams (e.g. DV): separation of video bitrate and audio bitrate
  • + Blu-ray: LPCM mono real bit rate is separated from the encoded (stereo) bit rate
  • + Support of https, sftp scp protocols (custom builds only)
  • + AVI: vprp (OpenDML) display aspect ratio support
  • x File names with non-US characters were sometimes not open
  • x #3480111, Matroska: some frame rates are incorrect in the file, trying to detect this kind of malformed file
  • x #3479494, AVC: segmentation fault
  • x #3440638, AAC: wrong detection for some malformed AAC streams
  • x #3440638, MPEG-4: wrong analysis of some files having track header after media information
  • x #3480111, MXF: Height was wrong for MXF with FrameLayout = Mixed fields
  • x #3468235, Blu-ray: displaying PGS in all cases (even if PES is not detected, they are too much rare)
  • x #3498846, MPEG-4: delay between audio and video was no more detected
  • x #3495573, MPEG-4: crash with some files having fragments
  • x MPEG-4: channel position in case of channel atom is configured with ChannelBitmap
  • x MPEG-TS: crash with some buggy files (a PID indicated as PSI and PES at the same time)
  • x AES3: not detecting Dolby E stream if there is guard band before the Dolby E frame, in MPEG-TS
  • x DPX: some files with some invalid fields were not detected
  • x DTVCC Captions: crash with some buggy streams
Version 0.7.53
  • Release Date: Jan 25, 2012
  • + Slovak translation updated
  • + Export in XML, MPEG-7, PBCore, or reVTMD format (with possibility to export to sidecar files)
  • + DV: option for ignoring transmitting flags (TF1/TF2/TF3) (DLL and CLI only)
  • + Matroska: ProRes detection
  • + MPEG-4: official DTS CodecIDs (dtsc/dtsh/dtsl/dtse) support, thanks to Lionel Duchateau
  • + Matroska: stream order (hidden by default), in order to provide the same numbers as mkvtoolnix 5.2+ Track ID
  • + #3471516, BLu-ray: wrong channel count for mono/3-channel/5-channel/7-channel PCM streams
  • + AVI: ISMP (SMPTE Time code), Tdat tc_o/tc_a (Adobe Premier time code) support
  • + reVTMD output
  • x QuickTime: crash and sometimes wrong info with some files having compressed header
  • x MPEG-4: commercial format typo error (EX422 instead of HD422)
  • x MXF: handling wrong MXF header having frame height instead of field height
  • x #3471053, Tags: Id3v1 tag was used instead of Id3v2 if the file is short
  • x #3463117, MPEG-TS: crash if Conditioal Access PID is same as the PES
  • x Custom output: better handling of cases with special character strings (\n...) in the file content
  • x #3440664: Audio only AVI file is missing duration
  • x #3453476: detection so incorrect duration information in tkhd atom
  • x Detailled XML output was producing duplicate xml-tags
Version 0.7.52
  • Release Date: Dec 20, 2011
  • + Georgian translation
  • + MXF with referenced files: if the referenced file is not available, trying to open local files
  • + MPEG Video: GOP size for I-Frame only streams
  • + MXF: support of CEA-608 in ancillary data for some other formats than MPEG Video, if there is no B-frame
  • + LXF: support of SMPTE ST291/CDP/CEA-608/CEA-708 in ancillary data
  • + WAV: better handling of files not having word alignment
  • x DV: crash (division by zero) in some cases
  • x DV: DVCPRO HD was sometimes not detected (low bitrate)
  • x MXF: Crash if AFD field has an invalid value
  • x MXF: Wrong endianess for some big endian PCM streams
  • x MXF: some MXF referencing files have wrong duration
  • x MXF: duration was wrong with some specific files
  • x DVD-Video: detection of 20-bit and 24-bit PCM
  • x XML output: it was sometimes containing some invalid characters
  • x MPEG-4: considering default char set as ISO-8859-1
  • x MXF: better handling of referencing files having the same ID for all tracks
  • x MXF: Handling of MXF files with wrong FooterPartition field
  • x MXF: Some captions (not starting at the beginning of the file) were not detected
  • x WAV: duration was missing is some cases
  • x RMP3 support was broken
Version 0.7.50
  • Release Date: Sep 24, 2011
  • + Ukrainian translation updated
  • + DVB Subtitle: region_width / region_height / region_depth (hidden by default)
  • + MPEG-4: hdv6 and mx4p CodecID support (MPEG Video)
  • + AVI: v210 CodecID (YUV) detect
  • + #3411596, CDDA support, thanks to Lionel Duchateau
  • + MXF: support of AC-3
  • + #3411999, AVi: detection of GeoVision MPEG-4, thanks to Lionel Duchateau
  • + #3411999, MPEG-4: detection of VC-1 (WMV3), Nellymoser and WMA2, thanks to Lionel Duchateau
  • x AVI: Better support of 2 video streams (e.g. "3D AVI") in a file
  • x MPEG-TS: Duration was not provided in some cases
  • x FLV: Delay and duration for AAC was wrong if delay was not 0, thanks to Justin Greer
  • x #3408005, IFO: crash with some files
  • x MPEG-4: some bitrates where wrong if smooth streaming is used
Version 0.7.49
  • Release Date: Sep 17, 2011
  • + AES3: analyzing AAC, AC-3, MPEG Audio embedded in AES3 stream
  • + GXF: detection of DolbyE in AES3 in GXF
  • + WAV: detecting AES3 non-PCM audio inside WAV
  • + MPEG Video: more precise duration for 29.97 fps material having time code without drop frame flag set
  • + MPEG-4/MOV: delay from time code track conforming to Final cut (using integral frame rate value if frame drop flag is not set)
  • + Overall bit rate mode (CBR or VBR)
  • + DVB Subtitle: region_horizontal_address / region_vertical_address (hidden by default)
  • + MPEG-TS: option (--ParseSpeed=0.8) for testing the stream until all advertised streams are detected
  • x MXF: some files with SDTI were not well demuxed (frame number) or were crashing
  • x Some files where wrongly detected as MPEG-PS without streams
  • x AC-3: non-48 KHz streams were not analyzed
  • x 3164893, JPEG: issue with some JPEG files with no/incorrect extention
  • x 3403338, crash with four character filenames
Version 0.7.47
  • Release Date: Jul 15, 2011
  • + ISM (ISM/ISMV/ISMA/PIFF...) support
  • + SCC (Scenarist Closed Captioning) support
  • + #3201768, BMP: BitmapV4Header support, thanks to Lionel Duchateau
  • + MP4: enda atom support (Endianess)
  • + MXF: expliciting PCM endianess
  • x #3354384, Vorbis in AVI, version 3+ was displayed as 2+
  • x MPEG-4/MOV: files with big "free" atom were not parsed
Version 0.7.46
  • Release Date: Jul 5, 2011
  • + Ukrainian translation updated
  • + MXF: TrackName
  • + DCP: Basic support (video and audio streams), both Interop and SMPTE versions
  • + P2 Clip: Supporting directories with wrong letter case
  • + MXF: detection of AES3/Dolby E in mono PCM streams without compression scheme
  • + MP4: first frame duration difference if first frame has not the same duration than all other frames
  • + MP4: frame rate set as CFR if only the first frame has a different duration
  • + MP4: Handling of track duration smaller than media duration (track duration and stream size have priority)
  • + #3348936, MXF: OP-Atom profile
  • + Matroska, Stereo Layout support, thanks to Lionel Duchateau
  • x libcurl (FTP/HTTP): seek request was buggy, invalid data was read
  • x MPEG Video in MPEG-TS or MP4: streams were wrongly detected as VBR or CBR, any bit rate mode is removed until a working solution is found
  • x AES (S302M): was no more detected if the packet was split in several PES
  • x #3325235, Vorbis: streams were wrongly reported as CBR
  • x EXR: Width/Height were 1 less than real value
  • x #3344635, MP4/MOV: Delay missing if timecode track found before audio/video, thanks to Peter Chapman
Version 0.7.45
  • Release Date: Jun 16, 2011
  • + Belarusian translation updated
  • + QuickTime: Support of EIA-608 streams created by Final Cut
  • + Matroska: Support of Matroska tags
  • + Matroska: parsing of tags at the end of the file (previously: only tags at the beginning)
  • + MP4/MOV with uncompressed streams: scan type (interlaced/progressive)
  • + YUV4MPEG2 (Y4M) support
  • + GXF: more information about AES3 audio streams
  • + EXR: Basic support
  • + E-AC-3: dialnorm/dynrng (first frame / first block) information
  • + LXF: support of DV PAL
  • + DPX: Support of Cineon old format
  • + DPX: Support of file with Little Endian configuration
  • + MPEG-4: better support of file with more than one mdat or moov atom
  • + WAV: more details from bext chunk
  • + MXF: AFD (in both descriptor or ANC) support
  • + MXF: Support of AES3 / Dolby E in 2 mono channels
  • + MPEG-4: support of some malformed (without mdat atom) files
  • + MXF: Better detection of streams without Essence Compression descriptor
  • x MPEG Video: Custom matrix detection was broken
  • x DPX: Industry specific header was not well decoded
  • x JPEG-2000: Chroma subsampling 4:2:0 was recognized as 4:4:4.
  • x Matroska: Handling default values for TrackVideoDisplayWidth and TrackVideoDisplayHeight
  • x MPEG-TS: private audio streams with 0xCO stream_id were not correctly detected
  • x FLV and RIFF: Changing Sorenson H.263 to Sorenson Spark because this stream format is too much incompatible with H.263
  • x MXF: Some specific files (including AFD in descriptor) were not well parsed
Version 0.7.44
  • Release Date: Apr 20, 2011
  • + Russian translation updated
  • + AVI: support of some corrupted files (RIFF size set to 0)
  • + AC-3: support of streams with 16-byte time stamp between frames
  • + MPEG-TS: detecting wrong stream registration information and skipping it
  • + NTSC: accepting 483-line streams as NTSC
  • + MXF: Parsing speed improvement, especially for high bitrate (>300 Mbps) streams
  • + TGA file basic support
  • + libmms: MMSH support (Linux/Mac only), thanks to RGB Networks
  • + libcurl: HTTP header option and Time to live, thanks to RGB Networks
  • + TIFF: more details
  • x MXF: some specific files were not analyzed, fix sponsored by
  • x LXF: random crashes
Version 0.7.43
  • Release Date: Mar 20, 2011
  • + MPEG-TS: detection and display of real time PAT/PMT change improved
  • x EIA-708: crash with some specific files
  • x MP4: crash with wiles including mix of PCM and other audio formats
  • x AAC: crash with some malformed streams
  • x FLV: crash with some specific files (longer audio than video at the end of the file)
  • x MP4: wrong framerate information with some specific files (track header after media information)
Version 0.7.42
  • Release Date: Mar 5, 2011
  • + Armenian translation added
  • + Belarusian, Ukrainian translations updated
  • + AES3: bit depth of AES3, bit depth of compressed audio stream, endianess
  • + Id3v2 and MP4 tags: better mapping with iTunes fields
  • + Tags: removal of technical only fields
  • + MPEG Video: intra_dc_precision information (in advanced mode)
  • + MXF: detection of raw pictures
  • + MXF: support of URL encoded locators
  • + MXF: color subsampling
  • + DXW format support
  • x #3171468, ADIF: crash in some cases
  • x #3169916, IFO: crash in some cases
  • x #3173391, Id3v2: was using local encoding instead of ISO-8859-1
  • x MPEG Video, discarding bad (always 0) group_start
  • x AVC: crash with file having big log2_max_pic_order_cnt_lsb_minus4 value
  • x AVC: wrong GOP information in some cases
  • x Ut Video: Color space information was wrong
  • x MPEG-4 Visual: Advanced Simple@L0 was detected as Advanced Simple@L1
  • x AVI: Crash with some AVC streams (not sized blocks)
  • x MPEG Audio: crash with some files
  • x AAC: crash, infinite loop or wrong result with some files
  • x Trying to quicker reject a junk file
  • x AVI: OpenDML indexes were no more parsed
  • x Windows installer: OpenCandy library is updated and Microsoft agrees it is not dangerous for user privacy, it does not alert anymore. We do not transmit or collect personally identifiable information.
Version 0.7.41
  • Release Date: Jan 25, 2011
  • 0.7.41:
    • + MPEG-TS: random cases with full parsing of the file
    • + QuickTime: detection of AES3 and Dolby E
    • + QuickTime: Apple CEA-608 and CEA-708 (in CDP) support
    • + JPEG 2000: Chroma subsampling
    • + JPEG 2000 in MXF: Color space
    • + JPEG 2000 in MPEG-4 and MJ2: Color space
    • + MPEG-4: mx5p CodecID support
    • + ISO 9660 (CD/DVD/Blu-ray dump) detection
    • x MPEG-TS: wrong detection (as encrypted) of some streams with a lot of transmission errors
    • x MPEG-TS: wrong management of some PAT/PMT updates (real time parsing)
    • x MPEG Video: wrong duration with some raw streams
    • x FLV: wrong duration with some files
    • x libcurl: crash if requesting a libcurl URL but libcurl library not present
    • x MPEG Audio: crash with some malformed files
    • x MPEG-4: error between recorded date and encoded date
Version 0.7.39
  • Release Date: Jan 4, 2011
  • + Turkish, Russian translations updated
  • + OGG: more CELT attributes, thanks to Lionel Duchateau
  • + DV: better detection of display aspect ratio for specific (non standard?) streams
  • + MPEG-7: support of ISO-IEC 13818-2 / H.262 (MPEG Video) version 2000 (multi-view / 4:2:2)
  • + MXF: Clean aperture size support
  • + D-10 (AES3) in MXF: real channel count
  • + MPEG-TS: detection and analysis of ADTS in stream_id_extension
  • + #2943900, MPEG-4 Visual: count of maximum consecutive B-frames
  • + MP4: Handling of Nero library information atom
  • + Id3: TAG+ support
  • x #3140453, MKV with AAC: support of HE-AAC v1/v2 detection even if AudioSpecificConfig is missing
  • x #3138883, ID3v2: crash in some cases if Data length indicator is used
  • x #3139417, MPEG-PS: duration for caption detection was shorter than expected
  • x #3139276, H.263: more precision about the different flavors of H.263
  • x AVI and MPEG-2 Audio Layer 3: error if audio stream duration estimation
  • x FLV: better handling of weird bitrate metadata
  • x D-10 (AES3) in MXF: Bit rate was wrong
  • x AC-3: crash if false-positive detection of AC-3 and CRC is valid and bsid is wrongly set
  • x #3141059, FLV: trying to detect partial files (so metadata are wrong) and using timestamps instead
  • x #3141052, AVI: wrong duration, no detection of rec chunks, with some files
  • x #3145968, RealMedia: not integer frame rate handling + HE-AAC filling
  • x Id3v2: bad handling of some tags
  • x MPEG-TS/PS: Frame count / duration accuracy of some very specific files
  • x MPEG-TS/PS: Not counting non-decodable frames (without the corresponding I-Frame)
Version 0.7.38
  • Release Date: Dec 17, 2010
  • + Danish, Ukrainian, French, English, Russian translations updated
  • + uClibc compatibility, thanks to Metin KAYA
  • + MPEG-TS: ID in all streams if a TS streams contains several substreams
  • + JPEG in MOV: Scan type
  • + AAC: implicit SBR and implicit PS detection (complete HE-AAC and HE-AACv2 detection)
  • + AAC/LATM: more details (channels, profile...)
  • + AAC/SL: more details (channels, profile...)
  • + MPEG-TS and MPEG-PS with trace feature activated (Linux/Mac by default): speed improvement
  • + DTS: indication of HD and Core configurations if there is an HD part
  • + #3118446, MXF: VC-3 (DNxHD) detection
  • + VC-3 (DNxHD) raw stream support
  • + VC-3 (DNxHD): Bit depth
  • + MPEG-TS: option for ignoring ATSC transport_stream_id indication
  • x MPEG-TS: some teletext and DVB subtitles were not detected
  • x #3111584, MXF: phantom track with weird result if an unknown track is found
  • x #3116952, DTS and AC-3: was set as lossy in all cases (DTS Master Audio and AC-3 TrueHD are lossless)
  • x #3137160, ADTS: some files with wrong extension were not correctly detected
Version 0.7.37
  • Release Date: Nov 24, 2010
  • + DPX format support
  • + Compression mode (Lossy / Lossless) information (note: JPEG 2000 "profile" is moved to this new field)
  • + #3095129, AVI: MLC Lossless codec support
  • + #3095136, AVI: AMV Video Codec support
  • + IFO: chapter information (thanks to Bastian Wegener)
  • + MPEG-4: header size / data size / footer size information (in advanced mode)
  • + MPEG-4: AVmp CodecID (.mov referencing .mxf) support
  • x MXF: avoiding infinite loop due to circular reference
Version 0.7.36
  • Release Date: Oct 25, 2010
  • + Binaries (libraries, programs and installers) are digitally signed
  • + HDV 720p/1080i/1080p commercial names support, sponsored by
  • + Raw TrueHD support
  • + MP4: "lpcm" (PCM from DVD) Support (with channel positions)
  • + MKV: compression mode (zlib...) display
  • + WAV: support of AAC (ADTS) with CodecID 0x8180
  • + WMV: Handling of weird Aspect Ratio information in Extended Content Description
  • + #3082158, .m4b file extension support
  • + #3087674, Ut Video Lossless support
  • + #3087677, WebP: basic support (detection only)
  • + #3072929, MP4: DTS Express support
  • + MPEG-4: Handling of external files referenced by "code" atom
  • + M-JPEG and M-JPEG 2000 are renamed JPEG and JPEG 2000
  • + MP4 and HDV 1080i: detecting containers lying about width (saying 1920 but it is 1440)
  • + DTVCC Transport and SCTE20: Option for displaying empty streams
  • + DPX format detection
  • x Windows x64 explorer tooltip is back!
  • x #3034092, MPEG-TS: hang up if program is modified (zapping) in the file
  • x AAC: removal of empirical detection of SBR and PS (too many problems)
  • x AVI: trusting in priority frame count from index of indexes with broken files
  • x MKV: AVC "unknown profile" removal
  • x AVC: some frame rates were reported as twice the real frame rate
  • x #3029308, Id3v2: support of frames with Unsynchronisation bit set
  • x #3065114, MPEG-Video: duration calculation issues with raw streams and open GOPs
  • x AFD: crash with malformed streams
  • x MPEG-7 output: missing references for MPEG-4 Visual and RF64
  • x #3086701, ID3: freeze/crash with ID3 tag at the end of the the file
  • x LXF: some files were not completely analyzed (missing video)
  • x JPEG: Chroma subsampling value was always set to 4:2:0, wrong
  • x MP4 with MPEG Video: do not trust anymore raw stream timecode
Version 0.7.35
  • Release Date: Sep 7, 2010
  • + Arabic language added
  • + Teletext subtitle support
  • + DVB subtitle support
  • + CEA-608/708: language
  • + Library: "Per frame" interface, like ffmpeg
  • + AFD: AFD (Active Format Description) value and detail
  • + MPEG-TS: SCTE35 detection and parsing
  • + MXF: Ancillary data (S436M) support
  • + MPEG-TS: Codec ID (stream_type)
  • + MXF parser improvements
  • x #3036119, MKV: default language value is eng
  • x DV: weird display with some DV with synch problems.
  • x AVC: wrong detection of bitrate mode for AVC in MP4
  • x MPEG-TS: crash and wrong detection of some non MPEG-TS files
Version 0.7.34
  • Release Date: Jul 11, 2010
  • + New icons set, thanks to Kevin Redon, based on Gnome themes: Neu, Experience, Gnome 2.18
  • + WebM support, sponsored by
  • + LXF (Harris/Leitch) support
  • + #3008704, IVF (Indeo Video Format) support
  • + #3002376, Blu-ray: Source (.m2ts) for the .mpls parser
  • + DV: handling of unsynched streams
  • + Basic view, Bit Depth is added to the audio part
  • + FLV: Framerate info for some not yet supported weird files
  • + Demux (library only): demuxed packets can be forced to contain 1 complete frame
  • + XML output: MediaInfo version
  • + Parsing speed (Library only): option for a quicker analyzing, but with some missing features
  • + AVI and Huffman (HFYU): Colorspace
  • + AVI and Fraps: Colorspace
  • + AVI and Lagarith: Colorspace
  • + MPEG-4: Channel map basic support
  • x CEA-708: Skipping some malformed streams
  • x JPEG/M-JPEG: Resolution was in some random other field
  • x #3001707, AAC in MP4: mono aac file detected as stereo
  • x AVI: crash with some malformed files
  • x AVI: Stream identifier was not filled in some cases
  • x MPEG-PS: some files were not well detected
  • x WAV: Bit Depth is back
  • x WAV/PCM: Byte sign was wrong if Bit depth >8
  • x Decimal point issues with some specific compilers/OS
  • x MPEG-4: removing support of btrt atom for average bitrate, too many wrong values
  • x AVI: crash with some specific files (avc1 CodecID)
  • x MPEG-4+AAC: Trying to better detect the (non)presence of PS if there is no PS header
  • x MPEG-TS/PS: more precision on duration
Version 0.7.33
  • Release Date: May 15, 2010
  • + Slovak language added
  • + Colorimetry field is replaced by Color space and Chroma subsampling
  • x Some word were not translatable
  • x Solaris port was broken
Version 0.7.32
  • Release Date: May 3, 2010
  • + Danish, French translations updated
  • + MPEG-7 output improvements
  • + DV: Better detection of DVCPRO 50 and 100 (again), especially in MXF
  • + P2: support of P2 XML files and P2 directory structure
  • + XDCAM: support of XDCAM XML files and XDCAM directory structure
  • + N19: More attributes
  • + ISO-639-2 3-letter standard for language field (for third-party software)
  • + Additional commercial name of a stream or container (XDCAM IMX, DVCPRO, AVC-Intra 50...)
  • + MXF: support of detection of files without Track number in the headers
  • + MXF: Operational Pattern
  • + MPEG-4: Aperture size support
  • x AVC: some files were wrongly analyzed (frame rate...)
  • x AVI: better support of files with only one big data chunk (professional cameras)
  • x MPEG-4: Huge memory usage with some files (files with DV and PCM)
  • x DVR-MS: width/height was wrong in previous version
Version 0.7.31
  • Release Date: Apr 17, 2010
  • + SCTE 20 closed caption support
  • + Difference between width/height in the container and in the raw stream
  • + AVC: GOP structure
  • + MXF: more raw stream formats are detected (MPEG-4 Visual, A-law...)
  • + DV: Better detection of DVCPRO 50 and 100
  • x DV: less files without the right extension wrongly detected as DV
Version 0.7.30
  • Release Date: Mar 27, 2010
  • + Russian language updated
  • + Image extensions are handled by the context menu
  • + AVC: Multiview Video Coding (MVC) basic support
  • + AVI: better handling of some RGB or RLE codecIDs
  • + Solaris package creation files update (with relocation)
  • + MSVB: better handling of C pointers
  • + WAV: Skipping wrong sample count values
  • + GXF: Caption in ancillary data detection
  • x #2970227, WAV: a file was wrongly detected as DTS
  • x CEA-608: some captions were wrongly detected as active
  • x MPEG-7: some corrections in order to be valid
  • x FLV: Duration for video not starting at Time 0
  • x WMV and MPEG-TS/PS: some crashes are fixed
  • x MSVC2010 and MSVC2008 project files were missing some files
Version 0.7.29
  • Release Date: Mar 9, 2010
  • + GXF (SMPTE 360M / RDD 14) support
  • + GXF: support of CDP (SMPTE 334-2) in Ancillary data (SMPTE 334-1) (not complete)
  • + AAC in MPEG-TS: Profile/Level
  • + PCM in MKV: format name, channel positions
  • + MPEG-7 and PBCore 1.2 output (pre-release)
  • + MPEG-7: more metadata
  • + Solaris package creation files
  • + MPEG-TS overall bit rate is more precise
  • x Channel positions: more coherency in the naming
  • x DVD-Video (IFO): ID name was in hexadecimal only, now in Decimal+Hexa
Version 0.7.28
  • Release Date: Feb 20, 2010
  • + Albanian, Belarusian translations updated
  • + AIFF: ID3v2 tags support
  • + AutoIt3: MediaInfoList interface
  • + RIFF: Handling of INFO chunk in hdlr chunk
  • + VorbisCom-based comments (FLAC, OGG...): support of new fields
  • + MPEG-4 Visual: Duration for raw streams
  • + Display Aspect Ratio 3:2 instead of 1.500
  • + Detection of N19 (EBU Tech 3264)
  • + MPEG-2 Video: new profiles (4:2:2, Multi-view)
  • + MPEG-2 Video: GOP structure
  • + MPEG-4: handling of video streams with a different last frame duration
  • + RIFF: Skipping OpenDML frame count (not always valid), when index is available
  • + AMR: more atributes (Sampling rate, duration...)
  • x MPEG-PS and MPEG-TS: crash with some files
  • x MPEG-4: some bitrates to zero with a null bitr or btrt atoms
  • x MPEG-4: managing different kinds of compressor name format
  • x AMR in MPEG-4: crash with some specific files
  • x #2952623, Id3v2: USLT with ISO-8859-1 charset was not well read
  • x #2952637, Id3v2.2: PIC tag was not well read
  • x #2952638, XML output: sometimes empty tags
  • x #2920138, XML output: invalid char in XML tags
Version 0.7.27
  • Release Date: Jan 4, 2010
  • + MPEG Audio: Emphasis
  • + MPEG-TS: PCR timestamp can be extracted in real time
  • + Linux library: visibility is now limited to the official API
  • + License changed to LGPLv3+ for license simplification (same license as the library)
  • x MPEG Audio, AAC, Vorbis: removal of irrelevant Resolution field even from containers
  • x MPEG Video: error in calculation of frame rate if sequence extension is used
  • x MPEG Audio: some VBR files without VBR header were wrongly detected as CBR
  • x #2921999, unexpected quotes in the text output
Version 0.7.26
  • Release Date: Dec 20, 2009
  • + Chinese (Traditional), English, French, Russian translations updated
  • x Chinese (Traditional): some words were no more translated (regression)
  • + MXF: support of external files parsing
  • + MLP support
  • + TrueHD: more details (channels, sampling rate...)
  • + TrueHD: display of both core and TrueHD details
  • + #2905950, MPEG-4: Cover extraction
  • + ADTS: better bitrate estimation
  • + #2910579, MPEG-4 Visual: data_partitioned and reversible_vlc display
  • + #2910572, MPEG Video: BVOP presence display
  • + Internet Media Type (aka MIME-Type) display (but hidden by default)
  • + ADTS: Id3v2 support
  • x #2897584, ID3v2: Crash with some malformed UTF-16 strings
  • x MXF: Better handling of interlaced content (height and frame rate)
  • x Homogenization of Video resolution (ie no more 24-bit resolution, but 8-bit)
  • x MPEG-TS: less false-positive detection of encrypted streams
  • x MXF: better management of complex files (with references)
  • x MOV: better management of complex files (with references)
  • x Digital Video: better management of DV50, more bitrate accuracy
  • x Digital Video: better management of DV100 (Width, Height, BitRate)
  • x Digital Video: Some Colorimetry (4:x:x) were wrong
  • x FLV: some files were not detected
  • x MPEG Audio, AAC, Vorbis: removal of irrelevant Resolution field
  • x MPEG formats: some Profile renaming, for more coherency
Version 0.7.25
  • Release Date: Nov 14, 2009
  • + MediaInfo (customized) with HTTP input: User Agent setting
  • + #2896693, MPEG-TS: skipping some malformed PMT (with elementary_PID=0)
  • x #2844911, AAC in 3GP: false detection of SBR and PS (again)
  • x #2894411, MPEG Audio: UserDefined Covers replace other covers types
  • x MPEG Audio: Some profiles were not displayed
  • x RealMedia: Some Titles were not displayed
  • x Matroska: Wrong detection of 6-channel Wavpack (detected as 2-channel)
Version 0.7.24
  • Release Date: Oct 31, 2009
  • + MPEG-4: DVCPRO HD detection
  • + WAV: better handling of Wave Extension codec IDs
  • + MPEG Audio: profile and extension display
  • + MPEG-TS: More information for ADTS in non-audio PES ID.
  • + FLV: test of video bitrate info integrity
  • + MPEG-4: "sbtl" subtitles support
  • + MPEG-4: old-style Apple language codes support
  • + MPEG-4: XDCAM support
  • + MPEG Video: vbv_buffer_size info
  • + AVC: cpb_size_value info
  • + VC-1: hrd_buffer info
  • x #2882376, AVCHD: reports some incorrect AVCHD framerate
  • x MPEG-4: some Pixel Aspect Ratio settings were not handled
  • x Customized output: respect of carriage return from the platform
  • x MPEG-TS demuxer: more tolerance of bad blocks
Version 0.7.23
  • Release Date: Oct 17, 2009
  • + OGG: more details for MPEG-4 Visual, MPEG Audio and AC-3
  • + MPEG-4: more information for MPEG Audio streams
  • + MPEG-4: more information for ADTS streams
  • + MPEG-TS: more information for ADTS streams
  • + QCP (RFC 3625) format support
  • + Refactoring of parsers, for more speed and less false-positives
  • + WAV: INFO chunk parsing
  • x Blu-ray directory analyzing was broken
  • x VC-1: some streams were not detected
  • x AMR in MP4: Resolution set to 13 or 14 bits instead of default 16 bits
  • x Help, Known parameters was hanging up
  • x AVC: frame rate was wrong for progressive streams with frame doubling
  • x MPEG-TS: crash while parsing some streams with specific ATSC event_id
Version 0.7.22
  • Release Date: Sep 25, 2009
  • + MPEG-TS: KLV data detection
  • x #2859504, 3GPP: some files were not detected
  • x Some corrections about AVI Display Aspect Ratio
  • x QuickTime: external files were completely parsed, too long
  • x DV: Support of 4 mono channel configuration
Version 0.7.21
  • Release Date: Sep 5, 2009
  • + More permissive license for redistribution only Redistribution license is intended for companies with legal issues (if they can not deal with GPL)
  • + AVC: Support of frame doubling/tripling
  • + AVC: Colour description
  • + QuickTime: support of external files parsing
  • x #2828430, Quicktime: 180 degrees rotation display was not displayed
  • x MPEG-TS: whole file was parsed (long)
  • x MPEG Video / MPEG-4 Visual: new algorithm for library name detection
  • x #2844911, AAC in 3GP: false detection of SBR and PS
  • x MKV: some chapters had timecode issues
Version 0.7.20
  • Release Date: Aug 1, 2009
  • + TAK format support, thanks to Lionel Duchateau
  • + #2822681, Quicktime: Rotation display (from iPhone...)
  • + web application example
  • + Java/JNA, Linux: dynamic load of libzen if not in LD_PATH
  • x #2823702, No files processed in subdirs
  • x MPEG-PS: Some durations were a bit too long
  • x MPEG-PS: Better handling of PTS/DTS for private and extension streams
  • x ADTS: Handling of SBR and/or PS streams
Version 0.7.19
  • Release Date: Jul 18, 2009
  • + ALS raw files support, thanks to Lionel Duchateau
  • + LA (Lossless Audio, old) support, thanks to Lionel Duchateau
  • + SLS detection, thanks to Lionel Duchateau
  • + AAC: forcing SBR/PS when it is implicit (if <=24KHz, if 1 channel)
  • + AVC: Closed captions detection
  • + #2813919, APE: CompressionLevel
  • + XML output: track names are changed, for a better usability by XML parsers
  • x MKV: Original display aspect ratio was not displayed
  • x #2817479, Blu-ray/M2Ts: crash with some specific file names
  • x MXF: the whole file was parsed, parsing now only the useful part
Version 0.7.18
  • Release Date: Jul 4, 2009
  • + Danish translation added
  • + Albanian translations updated
  • + Shell extension and InfoTip handling re-organization
  • + Mac OS X: Drag and Drop
  • + MXF support
  • + Blu-ray: BDMV directory parsing
  • + Blu-ray: clpi/mpls files support
  • + M2TS: Language if the .clpi blu-ray file is found
  • + OpenSolaris support
  • + MPEG-4 Visual: support of Sony SMC (security video) tags
  • + MPEG-4 Visual: ASP profile was wrongly displayed
  • + Mac OS X: Creation of universal and 10.4 compatible binaries option
  • x Mac OS X: no more double-carriage return in Text view
  • x #2786634, Mac OS X: files with non-US characters were not opened
Version 0.7.17
  • Release Date: Jun 20, 2009
  • + Russian, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Ukrainian translations updated
  • + Some tests about the 32 or 64-bit version of the OS are made at install
  • + #2790156, Folders context menu option
  • + Python : adaptation for version 3
  • + Command line: XML output (thanks to Steen Jost Jensen)
  • + MPEG-PS/TS: ATSC Closed captions (both EIA-608 and EIA-708) detection
  • + MPEG-PS/TS: Language of closed caption (ATSC)
  • + DV: camera settings
  • + DV: Closed captions detection (raw DV, or in .mp4 and AVI container)
  • + JPEG 2000 support
  • + MPEG-4: support of JPEG 2000 embedded in a MPEG-4 container
  • + MPEG-4: support of ProRes 422 / ProRes 422 HQ codecs
  • + MPEG-4, AMR: Vendor and version
  • + Blu-ray: support of PCM (Frequency, resolution, bitrate)
  • + MPEG-TS: speed improvements
  • x #2803396, sometimes crash with tiny (40-79 bytes) files
  • x #2801211, MPEG-4/3GP: support of 3GP tags
  • x #2795345, MPEG-4 Visual: crash with some specific user_data
  • x #2793960, MKV: some MKV renamed as .ac3 were detected as AC-3
  • x #2796417, MPEG-4: Some files with Camera user data were not detected
  • x #2785604, Build fails on newer GCC versions (>=4.4)
  • x #2664106, prefs overwritten after installing update
  • x so interface was not working since some releases on Linux
  • x MPEG Video: better detection of 2:3 Pulldown
  • x MPEG-4: Forcing AMR to 8KHz/Mono whatever the container says
Version 0.7.16
  • Release Date: May 22, 2009
  • + Turkish, Belorussian translations updated
  • + MPEG-4: More information for Avid DV streams
  • + MPEG-4: more complete parsing (raw stream) of files with compressed headers
  • + VC-1 and MPEG-Video: displaying the original framerate for streams with 2:3 pulldown
  • + WMA: Handling of Mutual Excluded streams
  • x Some shortcuts were removed
  • x MPEG-4: some files with compressed headers were not parsed
  • x MPEG-4: Kodak files with EXIF data were not parsed
  • x MPEG-4 (Quicktime): some files with compressed header were not well parsed
  • x MPEG-4: Some files with a TimeCode track had wrong duration
  • x MPEG-PS: some files with wrong timestamp were not well parsed
  • x MPEG Audio with APE tags: crash with big tags
Version 0.7.15
  • Release Date: May 1, 2009
  • + English, Chinese (Simplified), Albanian translations updated
  • + Wave64 (.w64) support
  • + MPEG-4: Better handling of 4GiB+ files
  • + MPEG-4: audio parts from a DV stream are displayed
  • + MPEG-4: better DV analyzing
  • + DV: parser improvement (speed, accuracy)
  • x DTS: 768/1536 Kbps streams are corrected to the real bitrate (755/1510 Kbps)
  • x MPEG-TS: some stream durations were not well computed (few seconds only)
  • x AVC: freeze with some malformed encoder settings
Version 0.7.14
  • Release Date: Apr 18, 2009
  • + Belarusian, Russian, Chinese (Traditional) translations updated
  • + 64-bits version of the installer (GUI is still 32-bit, but 64-bit DLL is included)
  • + DLL-only installers are available (both 32 and 64 bits)
  • + #2738780, local time display for modified/created date
  • + WAV: RF64 (Wav files >4 GiB) support
  • + AVI: Audio delay from the container
  • x #2734021, E-AC-3: some files were not detected
  • x FLAC: some files with big attachments were not well detected
  • x MKV: some huge video (3840*2160) were not well parsed (no encoding settings)
Version 0.7.13
  • Release Date: Apr 4, 2009
  • + Hungarian, Albanian translations updated
  • + #2635230, MPEG audio: Lame encoder settings
  • + #2706146, WMV: detection of container wanted aspect ratio
  • + #2611726, MKV: Audio delay detection
  • + #2721811, MKV: TrueHD detection
  • + Java: JNA (Java Native Access) binding
  • + Exported "stream" interface for analyzing streams in memory (beta)
  • + SHN (Shorten) detection
  • + TAK (Tom's lossless audio compressor) detection
  • + MPEG-TS parser optimizations
  • + SWF: better handling of videos
  • + WAV: better handling of 4GiB+ files
  • + WAV: Extensible Wave support
  • + MKV: Handling of chapters in multiple languages
  • + Stream size for all streams when 1 video and all audio streams are CBR
  • + Chapters are moved to menu part for better coherency with MPEG-TS, developers see Changes.txt for more info
  • x #2712761, AVI: unsupported SalmonSoft text codec makes MediaInfo silently fail
  • x #2719534, MKV: handling "modified" headers (zero padding)
  • x #2720822, MPEG Audio: was freezing with 1 malformed file
  • x #2721949, IFO: some stream IDs were false
  • x #2725808, MPEG-PS: some "OTA" files were detected with TrueHD instead of normal AC-3 audio
Version 0.7.12
  • Release Date: Mar 21, 2009
  • + Belarusian, Croatian translations added
  • + Polish, Traditional Chinese translations updated
  • + Complete refactoring of the code for speed improvements and future features
  • + #2686943, MPEG-4: ISMV (IIS Smooth Streaming Media Video) basic support
  • + MPEG-4 Visual: distinction between MPEG and H.263 default matrices
  • + MPEG-TS: ATSC and DVB EPG support
  • x MPEG-PS: duplicate stream infos with some AC-3 streams (with program map)
Version 0.7.11
  • Release Date: Feb 13, 2009
  • + Chinese (Simplified), German, Italian, Persian, Albanian, Dutch, Russian, Hungarian, Japanese translations updated
  • + OGG: Better Kate and CMML codecs support
  • + AVI: Detecting wrong aspect ratio from a broken AVI header
  • + DTS: Handling of Little Endian and 14-bit streams
  • + WAV: ID3v2 tags parsing
  • + MPEG Video: frame order even for progressive sequence
  • x #2559346, MKV: Detection of framerate in MKV without framerate header
  • x #2474280, OGG: some streams had bad stream size
  • x MPEG-TS: some buggy file may corrupt memory
  • x MP3/Id3v2: crash with one malformed file
Version 0.7.10
  • Release Date: Jan 31, 2009
  • + Spanish, Chinese (Traditional) translations updated
  • + Mono (C#/Linux) binding
  • + MPEG-4: Encoding library name
  • + #2474280, OGG: Old version of Dirac identifier support
  • + MPEG-TS: Encoded date for HDV
  • + DVR-MS: Delay between two tracks
  • + WAV: EBU Broadcast Wave format v1 support
  • + CMP4: Basic support
  • x #2529963: Infinite loop on one file
  • x #2473140, DTS: error preventing 96/24 DTS detection
  • x MPEG-4: Better support of Aspect ratio
  • x Output was unstranslated and weird when $LANG is not set
  • x C++ binding error in 0.7.9
  • x Python binding improved and corrected (no more crash with Linux)
Version 0.7.9
  • Release Date: Jan 24, 2009
  • + New icon design, thanks to T.J. Lentz
  • + Albanian language updated
  • + OGG: Dirac support
  • + OGG: Speex support
  • + OGG: other formats (JNG, Kate, MIDI, PCM...) detection
  • + SWF: detection of more audio streams
  • + MPEG-PS: Handling of PlayStation2 audio
  • + #2474119, Minimal MZ (PE) and ELF detection
  • + SMV (WAV/ADPCM+JPG files) file format support
  • + DPG (Nintendo DS) file format support
  • + QuickTime: TimeCode track analysis
  • + MPEG-4 subtitles: difference between 'text' and 'tx3g' codecIDs
  • x Python binding update for more compatibilty
  • x #2424809, Shell Extension problem with some specific OS configuration and non-latin based characters
  • x #2474280, OGG: handling of files with Skeleton Metadata
  • x #2445654, OGG: better false-positives detection
  • x #2493685, AVI: Wrong video duration for some malformed 4GB+ AVI/DV files
  • x #2516007, "Language" raw tag was sometimes 3 letter long instead of 2-letter long
  • x Floating point overflow correction
  • Release Date: Dec 10, 2008
  • + Changing version schema, only 3 numbers (next versions will 0.7.9, 0.7.10...)
  • + Catalan, Russian, Korean, Galician languages updated
  • + Better Linux integration
  • + rpm stuff (thanks to oc2pus
  • + deb stuff
  • + #2259421, FLAC and OGG: Encoding library name and version
  • + FLV: version 10 support
  • + FLV: duration of files without metatags
  • + MPEG-4: Delay (useful when multiple videos are present)
  • + Dirac: profiles updated from the latest specification
  • + MPEG-4: more precise detection of OGG based codecs
  • + MKV: better newest codecs handling
  • + MKV: RealVideo/Audio support improvements
  • + mipsel CPU support
  • x #2406410: Removing the MediaInfo icon for uninstall
  • x MPEG-PS: Trying to have a better precision for duration
  • x WMV: crash with some malformed files
  • x MPEG-TS: some channel names where not shown
  • x MPEG Video (version 2): some streams were misdetected as CBR
  • Release Date: Nov 11, 2008
  • + Albanian, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese Traditional), Turkish, Italian, German, Polish languages updated
  • + #2216498, LPCM in VOB: more attributes (channels count, sampling rate, bitrate)
  • + #2182135, Wavpack: support of multichannel files
  • + AVC: detection of the newest profiles
  • + DTS: detection of DTS-HRA, DTS-MA, DTS-Express, thanks to
  • + AES3 PCM in MPEG-TS detection
  • + Wavpack: Encoder settings
  • + WMV with "WVC1" codec identifier: video interlacement
  • + MPEG-4: E-AC-3 support
  • x #2186682, MPEG-2 Video: Wrong PAR and DAR for Panasonic MPEG2 Files
  • x MPEG-4: some AC-3 and AAC specific files reported wrong channels value
  • Release Date: Oct 18, 2008
  • + Chinese Traditional, Albanian, Korean, German languages updated
  • + Support of VP5 file format
  • + MPEG-4 Visual and MPEG Video: can now display the custom matrices data
  • + WM: interlacement detection for VC-1 based codecs (WMV3...)
  • + #2148321, PNG: more info
  • + AVI: Better association of abcAVI tags to MediaInfo tags
  • + PureBasic binding
  • + Delphi binding: dynamic load (by default) of the library, thanks to Icebob
  • x #2142995, MPEG-4: handling the Display Aspect Ratio from the track Header (tkhd)
  • x #2141277, MPEG-PS/TS: Audio ID was hex for MPEG-PS but decimal for MPEG-TS streams
  • x #2109107, Tags in Flac or Ogg: modification of the tag types priorities
  • x #2120224, MPEG-4: some specific files were not parsed completely (missing info)
  • x MPEG-TS with Dirac: some specific files were not parsed completely (missing info)
  • x MPEG-4: Crash on MPEG-4 Visual format without DecDecoder stuff
  • x Command line: was not reading custom template in UTF-8 codepage
  • x DV: some files were not well detected
  • x MPEG Video: some files were badly detected with 3:2 pulldown
  • x AVS (Chinese): some corrections, thanks to Tom's translation of documents
  • Release Date: Sep 13, 2008
  • + Chinese Simplified language updated
  • + [2088009] Flac: Picture tag support
  • + Flac: Support of Id3v1&2 in a Flac file
  • + WM (ASF/WMV/WMA): detection of wrong framerate in header, trusting now the timestamp instead of the header
  • + WM (ASF/WMV/WMA): detection of framerate from the timestamp when the framerate info is not available in the header
  • + MPEG-4 with AVC: Added information about buggy files readable by all players except iPods
  • + OGG: OGG with FLAC (pre- and post-FLAC 1.1.1) support
  • x FLI/FLC: were not correctly detected
  • x MPEG-TS without PAT/PMT: the complete stream was parsed, may be very long
  • x Wavpack: duration and bitrate were false
  • x #2071681, MPEG Audio: handling of truncated MPEG audio frames at the end of a file
  • x #2032760, MPEG Audio: handling of MPEG Audio files with junk at the end
  • x #2085149, Id3v2: was crashing with some malformed tags
  • Release Date: Aug 23, 2008
  • + Chinese Simplified, Italian, Korean, Russian, Albanian languages updated
  • + #2044174, AVS (Chinese Audio Video Standard) support
  • + #2030684, AVI: Support of malformed chunks
  • + Matroska: delay between audio and video calculation (for AC-3, DTS, MPEG Audio)
  • + Full Replay gain support (gain/peak, track/album) for Flac/Ogg/MP3
  • + MPEG-TS without PAT/PMT (example: stream captured by some satellite TV receivers) support
  • + MPEG-TS: Service info (name, provider, channel number) for both DVB and ATSC tags
  • + Dot and thousand separator localized
  • + Matroska: Handling of audio Delay
  • x #2023872, DV: Crash with floating point exception on some files
  • x #2024706, BDAV: Some QuickTime files misidentified as BDAV
  • x #2033307, MPEG Video: Some raw files with high bitrate were not detected
  • x #2040411, Id3v2: Crash with some malformed Id3v2 fields
  • x #2036580, Id3v2: Problem when parsing big (>1M) Id3v2 tags, file was no more detected
  • x #1893830, WMA/WMV: there was textual info (Linux/Mac only)
  • x Video, Resolution/bits per pixel was sometimes per color entity, sometimes per pixel, now always per pixel
  • x MPEG Video, the "Component" video standard was not detected
  • x DLL only, the "by buffer" interface was broken
  • Release Date: Jul 12, 2008
  • + Albanian translation added
  • + #1995653, AVI: Delay of interleaves (example: "64 ms (1.53 video frames)")
  • + #1995574, AVI: Report if the audio frames are split across or aligned on
  • + MPEG-Video (raw): handling of "not started at the beginning" time_code
  • + MPEG-PS: Trying to prevent errors with time code reset in the stream
  • + AVC: Trying to detect raw AVC streams without SPS/PPS
  • + [2013746] AAC in MPEG-TS: complete parsing of ADTS stream for more info about AAC
  • + AAC in MPEG-TS: complete parsing of IOD based stream for more info about AAC
  • + MPEG-TS: better detection of PCR time code
  • + AAC: specifying the muxing mode (ADIF, ADTS or LATM)
  • + MediaInfo DLL: NetBeans java binding example
  • Release Date: Jun 28, 2008
  • + Turkish, Chinese (Traditional) languages updated
  • + MPEG-TS: Detection of scrambled streams
  • + #1995566: AVi, Identify ODML files
  • + AC-3/DTS/AAC: Added another Channel configuration string (example: "3/2.1") in advanced mode
  • + #1995569: Added proportion of each stream in the file (example: "500 MiB (90%)")
  • x MPEG-TS: Handling of multiple programs in one PMT PID
  • x MPEG-TS: Handling of streams in multiple programs
  • Release Date: Jun 14, 2008
  • + Russian translation updated
  • + FLV: detection of AVC and AAC
  • x #1981032, Visual C++ 2008 binary is not compatible with Win9X, coming back to Visual C++ 2005
  • x #1964299, Never-ending 100% CPU if input file doesn't exist
  • Release Date: May 31, 2008
  • + Persian (Farsi) Language (Software and website)
  • + Catalan, Korean, Portuguese (Brazil), Chinese (Simplified) translations updated
  • + The two Chinese (Simplified) language files are merged
  • + Bluray: detection of subtitles
  • + MPEG Video: Detection of 2:3 and 2:2:2:2:2:2:2:2:2:2:2:3
  • + VC-1: Detection of 2:3 and 2:2:2:2:2:2:2:2:2:2:2:3
  • + AVC: Detection of MBAFF
  • + Translations: more words can be translated
  • + MPEG-4 files: More info (profile, format settings, encoder name, x264 settings) for some well-known stream formats
  • + MPEG-4 files: Better handling of not common formats (ALS, PNG, AC-3, DTS... in .mp4)
  • + Bluray: detection of subtitles
  • + Additional formats detected: Module, Extended module, Impulse Tracker, Scream Tracker 3
  • x #1967663, mp4: some specific iTunes atoms were not correctly parsed
  • Release Date: May 17, 2008
  • + Third-party developpers: some MediaInfo fields have changed, please look at Changes.txt for more info
  • + Ukrainian language added
  • + Italian, Japanese, Lithuanian, Portuguese (Brazil), Chinese (Traditional), Chinese (Simplified), Thai, Galician, Spanish, Korean translations updated
  • + Two versions of translation are available for Chinese (Traditional) and Chinese (Simplified), make your choice
  • + Python (Windows) binding
  • + AC-3 TrueHD in bluray detection (even if the stream is splitted in 2 sub-streams)
  • + Original framerate is shown if the framerate from the video stream and the one in the container are different
  • + #1955061, Bluray: Duration
  • + #1953908, FLV with audio delay detection
  • x Linux with UTF-8 locale was not accepting non-English characters in filenames
  • x #1954663, Some mono HE-AAC audio track detected as 2 channels with PS
  • x VC-1 in TS detection even if the stream_type is not declared
  • x xxxBSD compatibility
  • Release Date: Apr 28, 2008
  • + About the library : Java/Linux binding is available
  • + DV (raw) files support
  • + Better support of DV in AVI container (type 1 and 2)
  • + AVC: Handling of SEI which is before a SPS
  • + AVC in AVI: reading more info (Profile, Cabac...) from streams created by FFMpeg
  • + Vorbis in AVI: reading more info (Max bitrate, tags...) from streams created by FFMpeg
  • + Detection of VC-1 in MPEG-TS from MainConcept encoder
  • + MediaInfoLib is now thread-safe
  • x #1943743, AVI with MPEG-Audio VBR and delay: delay was incorrect
  • x Pixel Aspect Ratio was sometimes inverted (1/x)
  • x XviD CodecID was redirected on Koepi website, no more available, changed to official XviD webpage
  • x #1946098, DV in AVI: DV aspect ratio errors
  • Release Date: Apr 13, 2008
  • + Portuguese (Brazil) translation added (Software and website)
  • + Thai translation added (Software and website)
  • + AVC: Count of reference frames
  • + AU: Comments
  • + Some global speed improvement
  • x #1931844, Id3v2: Unsynchronized frames support (v2.3 & v2.4)
  • Release Date: Mar 29, 2008
  • + Spanish translation updated
  • + The ToolTip text is now a summary (instead of a complete list)
  • + MKV: handling of files created for streaming
  • + MPEG-4: Handling of corrupted stream size info with some PCM streams
  • + DVD video: Hebrew patch ("iw" code is mapped to Hebrew)
  • x MPEG-4: better handling of bitrate mode (VBR or CBR)
  • x AVI: MediaInfo reads now the framerate value from the container rather than the stream value
  • Release Date: Mar 15, 2008
  • + Lithuanian translation updated
  • + AC3: TrueHD detection
  • + MPEG-TS (or Bluray): VC-1, AC3+ and AC3 TrueHD detection
  • + AVC in MKV: all SEI userdata infos from x264/eavc in Writing library settings
  • + EVO: Better detection of duration
  • + Dirac: raw files parsing
  • + MPEG-TS: Dirac management
  • + MPEG-TS: DVB subtitles/Teletext management
  • x MPEG-4 Visual (DivX/XviD): writing library name was missing
  • x MPEG-Video: some DTS files with wrong extension were detected as MPEG-Video
  • x SWF: Compressed SWF files support is back
  • Release Date: Mar 1, 2008
  • + Id3v2.2 (yes, it is old...) support
  • + Id3v2: TXXX tags support
  • + RMP3 (japanese MP3 based format?) support
  • + SAMR in .mp4: some files have wrong sampling rate, forcing it to 8000 Hz
  • + File_Created_Date and File_Modified_Date tags added (in advanced mode only)
  • + MP3 encoded by Lame: Minimal (VBR) or Nominal (ABR) bitrate
  • x Better detection of Lame encoder
  • x AVC Display Aspect Ratio was not well detected if AVC is in a .mp4 container
  • x Matroska Display Aspect Ratio was deleted if AVC aspect ratio was set, now Matroska has priority
  • x "Subwoofer" term has been replaced by "LFE", more relevant
  • Release Date: Feb 8, 2008
  • + Lithuanian translation
  • + AVC: CABAC detection
  • + #1886241: AVC: all SEI userdata infos from x264/eavc in Writing library settings
  • + ADPCM: compagny which created the stream is now shown in the codec section
  • + PCM: precision about Little/Big endianess, Integer/Floating point method
  • + #1882691: AC3+: raw files are now detected
  • x AVC: FPS were sometimes 2x the reality
  • x RealMedia parser was brocken
  • x FLV parser was crashing
  • x FLV: Better detection of Nellymoser audio
  • x FLV: Disabling Framerate estimation if a VFR file is detected (estimation was false in this case)
  • x Better false-positive MP3 detection (NSV files are no more detected as MP3)
  • x IFO: there was a mistake betwwen NTSC and PAL framerates
  • x Win9X support was (again) brocken in
  • Release Date: Feb 2, 2008
  • + Matroska: Full parsing of DivX/XviD/H264/AVC settings (profile...)
  • + AVI: Full parsing of AVC settings (profile...)
  • + AVI: Added a tag "OpenDML" (for example, the PlayStation 3 doesn't support OpenDML files)
  • + AVC: Framerate, Interlacement, writing library (only for eavc, x264 and MainConcept encoders)
  • + TwinVQ : channels, bitrate and sampling rate
  • + Musepack SV8 support
  • + Musepack and Musepack SV8: tags support
  • + AIFF and AIFC format support
  • + MIDI format detection
  • + FLV: FrameRate even if the tag is not in the header
  • + AU/SND audio formats support
  • + Vodei encrypted AVI files detection
  • + Linux/MacOS: support of 2GiB+ files
  • + FLV: Video parsing even if the container says there is no video
  • x APE Tags v1 are detected again
  • x MPEG-PS: some malformed files were not well parsed, fixed
  • x AVC: Cropping was not well handled (example: height was 1088 instead of 1080)
  • Release Date: Jan 10, 2008
  • + SWF: Tags version 9 support
  • + MPEG-TS: DegiCipher 2 (DCII) support
  • + DVR-MS format support (with MPEG Audio or AC3)
  • + WMV: language tag
  • + MPEG-2 Video: Nominal bitrate
  • x AVI: some speed improvments
  • Release Date: Dec 11, 2007
  • + Korean transaltion updated
  • + AVI, Interlacement for M-JPEG codec
  • + AVI, Interleaved tag
  • + Better showing of well know values ("44.1 KHz", "22.05 KHz"...)
  • x AVI, was parsing the whole file in case of non-interleaved files
  • x MP3, was freezing on specific files
  • x #1838202: Flac, Resolution was 1 less the the real value (15 bits instead of 16...)
  • Release Date: Nov 10, 2007
  • + #1799859: Flac, tags are case insensitive
  • + Matroska format parsing improvements
  • + .mp4 speed improvement
  • x BDAV (Bluray) parser compilation was forgotten in the previous version
  • x AVI, Bitrate and stream size were false
  • x #1825218: IFO parser was brocken
  • x #1825521: .mp4 chapters times were wrong
  • x #1801549: DLL was crashing during Delphi/C# debugging sessions
  • Release Date: Nov 3, 2007
  • + Aspect Ratio is renamed Display Aspect Ratio
  • + Pixel Aspect Ratio added (in advanced mode)
  • + More attributes for AC3+
  • + More attributes for VC-1
  • + Profile and level for MPEG-4 Visual based formats (DivX...), AVC and VC1
  • + Speed improvement for MPEG-TS, MPEG-PS, DVD-Video (.vob), HD-DVD, BluRay
  • + MPEG-4 AAC, Channels position
  • + AAC (ADIF), More info
  • + AAC (ADTS), More info
  • x FLV, there was bad dates on some specific metatags.
  • x #1818404: WAV with "float" PCM, bad detection
  • x CDXA (.dat) files parsing is back
  • Release Date: Oct 8, 2007
  • + Portuguese (Brazil) translation
  • + Better OGG/OGM parsing
  • + Better .ifo (DVD-Video) parsing
  • + .rmvb files are now detected in Windows Explorer
  • + Win9X/98/Me support does not request Microsoft unicows.lib anymore
  • x Win95/98/Me support was brocken since It works again.
  • x #1798997: MPEG-4, some Apple codecs were wrongly reported
  • x Lot of memory leak correction, you can now parse 1000+ files without problems
  • Release Date: Aug 17, 2007
  • #1770477: Video info for some low-bitrate MPEG files were not shown
  • #1770509: MPEG 2 Audio Layer 2 was not well detected
  • #1763282: FLV, wrong playtime on PPC based machine
  • #1734113: IFO, crash with some specific files
  • Tooltip extension was requesting development tools since No more requested.
  • Stability improvement
  • Release Date: Jul 23, 2007
  • + AVI: 24/30 fps (aka 120 fps hack or dual frame rate video) detection
  • + TruAudio (.tta) support
  • + Wavpack (.wv) support
  • + MPEG-4 based containers: Codec/CC tag support
  • + #1754521: .tta, .wv, .wvc, .trp, .m2ts extensions handling in the infotip
  • + #1754143: AC3 & DTS detection in a .mp4 container made with the Haali's gdsmux tool
  • + #1754140: AC3 detection in a .mp4 container from Nero Digital
  • + #1754905: iPhone files support
  • x #1750275: HD-DTS was no more detected in a .m2ts (bluray) file
  • x AVI: AAC profile name was no more detected
  • Release Date: Jul 10, 2007
  • + Licence changed from GPLv2 to GPLv3
  • + Korean language, thanks to
  • + More information about mpeg-4 based (Nero...) files
  • + MediaInfo analyses longer a .vob file to be able to find hidden tracks (subtitles...)
  • + #1747633: Encrypted WMV detection
  • + FLV: more attributes
  • x Memory leaks correction
  • x #1720404: MPEG, rare crashes with some files
  • x #1721846: AAC ADTS were no more detected
  • x MPEG Audio: No detection if there is some specific junk before the real audio data
  • x #1728059: Delphi DLL overflow with big files
  • x Crash with Youtube FLV files
  • x AVI: Delay for AC3, DTS and MP3 is back
  • Release Date: May 15, 2007
  • OGG Vorbis, "Floor" value (useful for some players which don't support Floor 0)
  • MPEG-Audio, Lyrics3v1/v2, ApeTagv1/v2 parsing
  • MPEG-TS, handling of complex files (multiple programs, 8+ channels...)
  • #1704008: handling of AVC or MPEG-4 Video in a MPEG-TS file without program map
  • VC-1 basic parsing
  • DTS True HD detection
  • AC3+ detection
  • HD-DVD (decyphered) support
  • BluRay (decyphered) support
  • MPEG-TS, Duration calculation problem on very rare files
  • MPEG-4/iTunes, Tags where not well parsed in
  • FLV, freezes or crashes with some files
  • #1718269: MPEG-4 Video, Framerate of 65535/2733 is transformed to 23.976
  • Windows Media (ASF/WMA/WMV) with file size more than 4GB were not well handled
  • MP4 with file size more than 4GB were not well handled
  • Release Date: Apr 27, 2007
  • Windows 64-bit version of the command line tool and DLL (separately)
  • Linux 64-bit version of the command line tool (separately)
  • More Musepack properties
  • Detection of Musepack v8 files
  • Complete parsing of Real Media files (all tags)
  • Improved Windows Media (ASF/WMA/WMV) parsing
  • MonkeyAudio tags (APETagv1/v2, Id3v1) parsing
  • Ogg/Theora : Video bitrate + MPEG audio : More encoder detection (bitstream parsing)
  • SWF (Flash) parsing
  • #1665981: Mov - PCM audio (digital camera) was detected as RGB
  • #1672896: Wave file with .mp3 extension was detected as MP3
  • #1689570 and #1633237: Better JPEG parsing x Some other minor bugs
  • Release Date: Feb 23, 2007
  • Greek translation (thanks to Alexander)
  • Program file size reduction
  • WAV : Support of some special tags at the end of the file
  • AVC : Display Aspect Ratio
  • 1653325: Wrong Resolution with AVC High Profile
  • 1662890: Problem with tag adaptation parser (mainly for ID3v1 genre)
  • Better support of corrupted MOV files
  • Release Date: Feb 6, 2007
  • HTML Demonstration of how to use "custom view" feature (thanks to Musaran)
  • FLV format support
  • Basic support of multiple programs in a MPEG Transport Stream (Satellite broadcast)
  • Basic detection of TwinVQ (.vqf) files (+tag parsing)
  • Better handling of corrupted .mp4 files
  • Better handling of corrupted .avi files
  • Crash with corrupted "COMM" Id3v2 tags
  • Crash with some audio files
  • 1633524: MOV, Crash on files with corrupted Descriptors
  • 1630907: MP3, Crash on files with corrupted (empty) Id3v2 tag
  • 1637838, 1634549, 1635131: Crash with some audio-only files
  • AVI, Better detection of writing application found in a "JUNK" chunk
  • AVI, sometimes wrong playtime
  • 1637191: AC3 delay in AVIs is back
  • 1635134: some freezes with MPEG-7 files (but this format is not yet supported)
  • 1635087: some files were wrongly detected as AC3
  • Russian (or other non-latin language) AVI tag parsing is back.
  • Release Date: Dec 23, 2006
  • MPEG-TS : Detect encrypted stream, and show the codec
  • id3v2 with UTF-16 frames
  • AVC in MPEG-TS AVC parsing
  • AVC : Width and Height
  • Matroska, some crashing files (with chapters)
  • Release Date: Dec 10, 2006
  • Czech language
  • Encoders database updated with 20 new encoder versions
  • Codecs database updated with 100 new codecs (video or audio) x Matroska, sometimes wrong Playtime x MPEG-4 : some Titles were not well parsed x MPEG PS : some video stream were missing x Crash with some malformed files x Some debug files were create
  • Release Date: Dec 9, 2006
  • + Japanese language
  • + MPEG Transport Stream : Video info (Standard, Chroma, Interlacement...) and PlayTime
  • + CDXA : PlayTime
  • + MPEG-4 Video embedded in MPEG Program Stream support
  • + MPEG-1 stream embedded in a Quictime file
  • + MPEG-4 AAC Parametric Stereo (SBR-PS) detection
  • + Detection of encrypted MPEG-4 (like iTunes)
  • + Support of MPEG TS with lot of synchro errors
  • + AVI : Exact Stream size calculation (but currently OpenDML files are not supported)
  • + MPEG-4 : Exact Stream size calculation
  • + Basic support of Korean mobilephone provider Sky (.skm)
  • x MPEG Program Stream : PlayTime, Delay are corrected
  • x #1601787 : MOV tracks issues (and crash)
  • x MOV : was stopping on too big "free" atoms
  • x MOV : Aspect Ration of DV is corrected
  • x MPEG : Handling of negative Delays between Audio and Video
  • x Musepack parser was doing too much "false positives" with some MPEG files
  • Release Date: Nov 25, 2006
  • Chinese (simplified) language
  • AVI with AAC-SBR : detection of real SamplingRate (not the sampling rate in header)
  • AVI with DV : basic information about audio
  • AVI with DV : detection of duplicated audio stream
  • Google Video : metadatas
  • AVI : now able to read metadatas at the end of the file
  • AVI : Bitrate computed is based on filesize in header instead of real filesize (for broked files)
  • AVI (DivX) : Menu detection (yes or no)
  • AVI : detection of VBR MP3 (useful for DVD players, sometimes they don't accept it)
  • AVI : detection of Delay between Audio and Video (for MPEG Audio, AC3 and DTS)
  • PlayStationPortable MPEG-4 files support
  • 3GPP5 files support
  • MPEG-4 : Detection of MP3, Vorbis streams embeded in a 'mp4a' atom
  • MPEG-4 : Detection of AVC streams embeded in a 'mp4v' atom
  • MPEG-2TS with MPEG-4 and AC3 detection
  • Speed improvements
  • AVI : infinite loop on one example file
  • AVI : some bad detections corrected
  • MPEG-PS : infinite loop in intra Matrix on one example file
  • MPEG TS : better detection of streams
  • Release Date: Jul 31, 2006
  • Galician language
  • Swedish language
  • Chinese (traditional) language
  • MPEG-1/2 PS : more files have a duration
  • AVI with MPEG-4 Video based codecs (DivX, XviD...), more encoder string detections
  • Matroska, crash with big (>4GB) files
  • Release Date: Jul 22, 2006
  • + "ToolTip", move your mouse on a file in Windows explorer, info will be shown (Beta)
  • + MPEG-1 and 2 Transport Stream support
  • + MPEG-1 and 2 Video : Custom Matrix detection
  • + MPEG-4 Video : Custom Matrix detection
  • + Google Video (GVI) support
  • + AMV/MTV (Chinese) detection (if you have specifications of theses formats, email me)
  • + AVI/DivX/GoogleVideo and MPEG-4 Video : packed bistream detection. Now you can know if your DVD player can read the file before burning. Next step: a database of DVD player capacities ;-)
  • + MPEG-4 : Language
  • + MPEG-4 : Text streams (subtitles)
  • x #1485003 : MP3, "Title" tag was sometimes forgotten
  • x #1485804 : Wrong bitrate and time in PCM files
  • x #1485810 : wrong playtime on CBR MP3 files with big id3v2 tags
  • x #1485803 : some WMA tags were forgotten
  • x #1488449 : crash on very rare buggy MP3 files
  • x #1482686 : ShellExtension, crash when moving a directory
  • x #1488770 : PlayTime, some "minutes" formating were forgotten
  • x #1485044 : some .ico files were detected as MPEG Audio
  • x AVI, handle some malformed timestamps in tags (carriage return at the end...)
  • x MPEG-1 and 2 : incoherancy of PlayTime
  • Release Date: May 9, 2006
  • + Dutch language
  • + Romanian language
  • + MPEG-4 : Chroma ("4:2:0"...)
  • + MPEG-4 : Interlacement mode ("Top field
  • first", "bottom field first", or "Progressive")
  • + MPEG-2 : Chroma ("4:2:0"...)
  • + MPEG-2 : Interlacement mode ("Top field first", "bottom field first", or "Progressive")
  • + MPEG-2 : Profile and Level ("Main@Main"...)
  • + MPEG-2 : Standard (NTSC, PAL, SECAM, or MAC)
  • x #1482346 : Incorrect playback time in OGG files (was not enough precise).
  • x #1482602 : MPEG-4 video false positive files
  • Release Date: May 1, 2006
  • + Polish language
  • + Turkish language
  • + Multi-plural languages support, example in Polish : 1 kanal, 2 kanaly, 6 kanalow
  • + Genres can be translated by translators
  • + AVI with DivX or XviD : encoder name, GMC/QPel/B-frames indicator if present (beta)
  • + AVI and WAV with MP3 : encoder name, precise version and layer number, VBR indication
  • + Matroska: support of anamorphic videos (right Aspect Ration even if pixel aspect ratio is not 1:1)
  • + AVI/WAV : support of extended wave files (20 bit per sample and more than 2 channels) and channel position
  • + AVI : support of Exif tag format
  • + AVI : more tags are supported
  • + Real : detect RealAudio Lossless Format
  • x #1454010 : v0.7.1.2 was checking updates even if the user did not want
  • x #1454009 : AC3, sometimes wrong AC3 playtime
  • x #1469423 : MP3 with cyrilic filenames, Id3 tags can be read
  • x #1464066 : Hang ups with raw h264 streams
  • x x1462647 : Quicktime files with preview image, crash
  • x x1445150 : crash with some malformed MusePack files (workaround, this is a the Musepack bug, not yet corrected
  • Release Date: Mar 10, 2006
  • + #1438441: show TV format (PAL/NTSC) for DVD and DV
  • + #1343147: Matroska, Show Chapter names
  • + MPEG-1 and 2, more precise playtime
  • + MPEG-1 and 2, Added Encoded_Application if it is in video user data
  • + Quicktime: Support of Quicktime "wide" (header at the end of the file)
  • + MPEG Audio: Detect small (examples, less than 200K) MPEG Audio files with Id3v1 tag
  • + #1441661: AVI, Handling of DV Type 1
  • x #1440480: No Audio Found in MPEG-2 after
  • x #1438987: Infinite loop with some Matroska files
  • x Matroska, Recorded date is now in UTC format, rather than the number of seconds since 1970
  • x AC3 noted 5 channels (because of 5.1) are now noted 6 channels (more realistic)
  • x Quicktime: "ima4" or "twos" codecs were detected as Video stream instead of Audio stream

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