Audio and video codec identifiers/managers

MediaInfo 23.04

FRESH License: Freeware | Size: 6.4MB | Downloads: 357786 27 Apr 2023

MediaInfo is offering technical information about video or audio files.

DXVA Checker 4.6

License: Freeware | Size: 2.8MB | Downloads: 44700 26 Apr 2022

DXVA Checker will show you a list of all the DirectShow and Media Foundation codecs on your computer and display for each item various information.

DSF/MFT Viewer 1.8.2

License: Freeware | Size: 1.5MB | Downloads: 10084 2 Jan 2022

DSF/MFT Viewer is a comprehensive tool displaying information about various multimedia tools installed on your computer: decoders, filters, splitters and so on.

VideoInspector 2.15

License: Freeware | Size: 3MB | Downloads: 149781 20 Sep 2020

VideoInspector offers extensive and accurate information about your video files. The formats supported by this application are AVI, MOV, MPEG and MKV.

PlayTime 1.5.3

OBSOLETE License: Freeware | Size: 2.3MB | Downloads: 2066 19 Jan 2019

Would you like to find the total play time of your videos and audio tracks, all of them or just a list?

MediaTab 1.4.1

OBSOLETE License: Freeware | Size: 3MB | Downloads: 6857 31 May 2016

MediaTab is an easy-to-use tool which displays information about your media files. All you have to do is right click on the file and you find out everything you need.

Filmerit 3.1

OBSOLETE License: Freeware | Size: 602KB | Downloads: 23774 20 May 2016

Filmerit is a useful tool which will enable you to clean and manage DirectShow filters from DirectX.

InstalledCodec 1.3

OBSOLETE License: Freeware | Size: 46KB | Downloads: 38287 25 Mar 2015

InstalledCodec is a small utility tool which provides you with information about the codecs and filters installed on your computer.

CodecInstaller 2.10.4

OBSOLETE License: Freeware | Size: 3.75MB | Downloads: 116181 14 May 2012

CodecInstaller is useful for all users who don’t manage to play certain media files and don’t know what codec they should install.

Codec Toolbox RS 0.7 alpha

OBSOLETE License: Freeware | Size: 530KB | Downloads: 6455 26 Feb 2011

Codec Toolbox RS is a useful application which will allow you to change the merits of any 32 or 64-bit codec.

Audio Identifier 0.7.1

OBSOLETE License: Freeware | Size: 1.4MB | Downloads: 57282 2 Feb 2008

Audio Identifier is serving as an audio inspector. It provides you instantly with information about your audio tracks.

RadLight Filter Manager 1.5

OBSOLETE License: Freeware | Size: 201KB | Downloads: 120145 2 Jun 2007

RadLight Filter Manager is a little tool for managing DirectShow filters; it allows you to change their merit values, bring up their properties and copy their CLSID to the Clipboard.

GSpot 2.70a

OBSOLETE License: Freeware | Size: 401KB | Downloads: 1349448 22 Feb 2007

GSpot is a utility identifying video codecs and providing comprehensive information about media files.


OBSOLETE License: Freeware | Size: 540KB | Downloads: 493107 22 Jan 2007

AVIcodec is a multimedia analyser which provides the codec information you need in order to play a media file.

AVI2Clipboard 2.18

OBSOLETE License: Freeware | Size: 1.3MB | Downloads: 15029 11 Jun 2006

AVI2Clipboard, as its name suggests, is an application which saves information from AVI videos to the clipboard.

abcAVI Tag Editor

OBSOLETE License: Freeware | Size: 2.47MB | Downloads: 29315 12 Jan 2006

By installing abcAVI Tag Editor to your computer, you will be able to view and edits tags in AVI files.

YAAI - Yet Another Avi Info

OBSOLETE License: Freeware | Size: 231KB | Downloads: 32833 1 Oct 2005

YAAI - Yet Another Avi Info is a useful and compact application which offers you extensive information about your AVI files.

DirectShow Filter Manager 0.5

OBSOLETE License: Freeware | Size: 262KB | Downloads: 146981 10 Aug 2005

DirectShow Filter Manager is a small-sized utility tool which allows you to manage DirectShow filters: list, sort, find, add or remove.

VCSwap 1.5 build 54

OBSOLETE License: Freeware | Size: 387KB | Downloads: 9954 28 Jun 2005

VCSwap allows you to switch between various codecs while editing your videos. This tool is dedicated to advanced users, who need to be familiar with video editing.

DivX DRF Analyzer

OBSOLETE License: Freeware | Size: 138KB | Downloads: 15357 4 Apr 2005

DivX DRF Analyzer allows you to open DivX 3.11, DivX 4, DivX 5 and XVID AVI files and perform a quality analysis.

Sherlock - The Codec Detective! 2.0

OBSOLETE License: Freeware | Size: 30KB | Downloads: 93862 25 Nov 2004

Carrying a very suggestive name, Sherlock - The Codec Detective! identifies codec-related problems of your system.

Windows XP Video Decoder Checkup Utility

OBSOLETE License: Freeware | Size: 162KB | Downloads: 334926 18 Sep 2004

It is a small diagnosis tool which determines if you have an MPEG-2 video decoder (also known as a DVD decoder) installed on your computer.

MMCompView 1.10

OBSOLETE License: Freeware | Size: 16KB | Downloads: 12512 22 Aug 2004

MMCompView offers you information about the multimedia tools installed on your computer, such as codecs and ActiveX filters.

MpegProperties 1.0

OBSOLETE License: Freeware | Size: 121KB | Downloads: 9340 18 Aug 2004

MpegProperties is a basic application which provides information about MPEG files such as bitrate, user data and image size.

CodecViewer 1.5

OBSOLETE License: Freeware | Size: 20KB | Downloads: 51142 13 Aug 2004

If you don’t know what codec you need in order to play an AVI file, CodecViewer will show you the precise tool that allows you to open the video.