Computer Tips - Display video encoding parameters/options/codec

Date: 2021jun8 Q. Display video encoding parameters/options/codec A. File Explorer If you're using Windows you can right-click on a video file and select Properties > Details to get some pretty good info. QuickTime Player QuickTime Player is a free download for Windows. Window > Show Movie Inspector Shows many details. ffprobe On Linux ffprobe is part of the ffmpeg package. On the command line:
$ ffprobe myvideo.mp4 ffprobe version 4.4 Copyright (c) 2007-2021 the FFmpeg developers built with gcc 11 (GCC) [mov,mp4,m4a,3gp,3g2,mj2 @ 0x563af906c140] st: 0 edit list: 1 Missing key frame while searching for timestamp: 0 [mov,mp4,m4a,3gp,3g2,mj2 @ 0x563af906c140] st: 0 edit list 1 Cannot find an index entry before timestamp: 0. Input #0, mov,mp4,m4a,3gp,3g2,mj2, from 'myvideo.mp4': Metadata: major_brand : mp42 minor_version : 0 compatible_brands: mp42mp41 creation_time : 2012-02-24T15:05:22.000000Z Duration: 00:00:15.02, start: 0.000000, bitrate: 1410 kb/s Stream #0:0(eng): Video: h264 (High) (avc1 / 0x31637661), yuv420p(tv, bt709), 1280x720 [SAR 1:1 DAR 16:9], 1273 kb/s, 30 fps, 30 tbr, 30k tbn, 60 tbc (default) Metadata: creation_time : 2012-02-24T15:05:22.000000Z handler_name : Mainconcept MP4 Video Media Handler vendor_id : [0][0][0][0] encoder : AVC Coding Stream #0:1(eng): Audio: aac (LC) (mp4a / 0x6134706D), 48000 Hz, stereo, fltp, 125 kb/s (default) Metadata: creation_time : 2012-02-24T15:05:22.000000Z handler_name : Mainconcept MP4 Sound Media Handler vendor_id : [0][0][0][0]
MediaInfo MediaInfo is a free download Windows/Mac/Linux It has a GUI and command line