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Changes for v0.7.98 - v0.7.99

  • + 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



Changes for v0.7.97 - v0.7.98

  • + 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



Changes for v0.7.95 - v0.7.97

  • + 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)



Changes for v0.7.93 - v0.7.95

  • + 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



Changes for v0.7.92.1 - v0.7.93

  • + 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



Changes for v0.7.91 - v0.7.92.1

  • Fix a performance regression in the matroska parser



Changes for v0.7.90 - v0.7.91

  • + 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



Changes for v0.7.84 - v0.7.85

  • + 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



Changes for v0.7.83 - v0.7.84

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



Changes for v0.7.72 - v0.7.73

  • 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
  • B886, XML and HTML outputs were broken
  • B902: EBU AspectRatio invalid in case of non classic numerator:denominator format
  • #B758, VC-3/DNxHD: wrong color space and subsampling in case of unknown CID, now empty if format version is not known
  • #B903, MXG: Incorrect timecode track used for AS-11 DPP MXF files
  • #B904, MXF: Handling repetition of Header Metadata in MXF files
  • MXF: AFD value was wrong (displaying the complete byte, but AFD is only 4 bits of this byte)
  • DTS: some streams in Little endian were not detected
  • MPEG-4: some files were having an incorrect frame count
  • AVC: Some SCTE 128 caption streams were displayed twice
  • BMP; accepting files with file size information set to -1
  • RF64: samplesCount was not always right
  • MOV: avoid wrong parsing in case of "colr" atom with "prof" color parameter type
  • DCP/IMF: ID has now the AM/PKL CPL order in order in all cases (not only when there is more than one CPL)
  • #B893, MXF: Crash with Panasonic P2 3.0 files
  • DPX: time information was with native ":" character
  • Images sequence: "Delay" field is filled from the number in the name of the first file
  • FLV: some files were not having the right duration
  • DPX: Cineon files were detected as DPX Version 1, version number was not corresponding to the real version



Changes for v0.7.71 - v0.7.72

  • 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
  • EBUCore: time code tracks moved to their own "format" block
  • EBUCore: audioTrackConfiguration removed (not the expected behavior)
  • EBUCore: OverallBitRate information changed from technicalAttributeString to technicalAttributeInteger
  • PBCore: invalid output in case of time code stream, fix thanks to Dave Rice
  • PBCore2: codecid changed, thanks to Dave Rice
  • OP-47/SDP/Teletext: some streams were not detected
  • Previous version was built with SSE2 instructions, switching back to SSE instructions
  • AVC: infinite loop fix
  • AVC: trying to avoid the wrong detection of AVC in the case of invalid (e.g. encrypted) streams
  • 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
  • MXF: AS-11 Typo (SerieTitle changed to SeriesTitle), TotalProgrammeDuration added
  • ID3v2: support of 3-byte ID3v2.3 tags
  • CEA-608 in MPEG-4: demux PTS was wrong in case of multiple blocks in one frame
  • MOV: better Grey scale files and color palettes handling, with help from Vittorio Giovara



Changes for v0.7.70 - v0.7.71

  • 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
  • SMPTE ST 331: wrong channel positions
  • B872, MOV: StreamOrder field was wrong in case of chapter references
  • More coherency between the File interface and the By buffer interface
  • Matroska: wrong dection of video/audio delay in case of B-frames before the first I-frame
  • Time code striped/not striped information is moved from "Format_Settings" to "TimeCode_Striped"
  • SMPTE ST 337: infinite loop during scanning of some non ST 337 streams
  • MP4/MOV: Using less data during detection of Dolby E hidden in a PCM track
  • Matroska: some crashs after file name of attachments update
  • MXF: MXF time code track was not displayed with some compilation options (e.g. the default Windows build)



Changes for v0.7.69 - v0.7.70

  • 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: com.apple.streaming.transportStreamTimestamp 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
  • HEVC: some streams with VUI were not parsed
  • MPEG Video: was not correctly handling 1000:1001 frame rates and NDF time codes combination during frame count computing
  • 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
  • XDCAM: information about the MXF header presence was not provided if MOV header has a glbl atom
  • Some specific C++11 code is removed for full compatibility with older C++
  • MXF: Time codes values were buggy in case of MXF with pre-charge ("Origin" not 0)
  • MPEG-4 Visual: wrong analysis in case on video_object_layer_shape not set to regular
  • 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)
  • Non-Unicode version was not building anymore
  • DyLib: trying to have a better support of pure C compilers



Changes for v0.7.64 - v0.7.66

  • 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
  • QuickTime: false-positive detection of incoherency between container and raw stream scan order due to inverted display and tored orders
  • MXF: Dolby E stream not detected in some cases
  • #P78, HEVC: general_level_idc shall be set equal to a value of 30 times the level number, not 10 times, thanks to Kurtnoise
  • C# binding example: was not working with 2GB+ files, was parsing sometimes the whole file
  • #B802, AAC: Infinite loop, thanks to Sébastien Michel
  • #B805, AC-3: Segfault on files falsely recognized as AC3 files, thanks to Gildas Desnos
  • #B808, PCM: Infinite loop, thanks to Gildas Desnos
  • #B809, APE tags: Infinite loop, thanks to Gildas Desnos
  • #B810, AVC: Infinite loop, thanks to Gildas Desnos
  • #B813, CLI_Compile.sh bug ("eats all resources" while compiling)
  • LATM: false-positive detection of some files
  • MXF: Crash with some files



Changes for v0.7.63 - v0.7.64

  • New canonical URL of the website: http://MediaArea.net/MediaInfo
  • 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
  • #B761, MPEG-TS/ARIB: crash with some streams, thanks to maki
  • #B765, Matroska: was parsing the complete file if a stream indicated in the header is not present
  • #B763, MXF: detection of incoherency of channel count between bitstream and wrapper
  • #B762, Matroska: detecting 23.976 frame rate (instead of 23.962 fps due to imprecise timestamp)
  • #B759, QuickTime: detection of time codes having tcmi not embedded in tmcd box
  • #B766, RMVB: a/v delay is incorrect, currently disabling it
  • #B768, MPEG-4, crash with some MPEG-4 files
  • #B769, MPEG-4, crash with some MPEG-4 files
  • #B764, AVC: wrong parsing of some streams having pic_scaling_matrix
  • AVC, crash with some AVC streams
  • AAC, infinite loop with some AAC streams
  • FLV, infinite loop with some FLV files
  • Matroska: crash with some malformed files
  • MOV: crash/long parsing with some malformed files
  • AC-3: crashes and freezes fix
  • Java 64-bit: Count_Get(StreamKind) was always returning 0
  • Python 64-bit: Count_Get(StreamKind) was always returning 0
  • DTS: some streams were not detected
  • DTS: some memory leaks with 14-bit streams
  • SMPTE ST 302: memory leaks
  • SMPTE ST 337: memory leaks
  • Total failure if MEDIAINFO_REFERENCES_NO #define was used
  • QuickTime: Time code name is in "Title" field
  • MPEG-4/QuickTime: handling of weird "negative" frame duration is stts



Changes for v0.7.56 - v0.7.60

  • 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 mkvtoolni5.2Track 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
  • #3533984, different behavior depending of compilation options (so Linuversion was missing some info)
  • MPEG-4: audio/video delay was wrong in case of negative delay
  • CEA-608: Memory leaks removed
  • AVC: crash in case of analyzing some invalid SEI
  • MPEG Audio: crash with some files having Lyrics 2 tags
  • MPEG Audio: crash with some files having APE tags
  • AVI: secondary genre comes after primary genres in the "Genre" field
  • FLV: better handling of files containing more than 1 meta chunk
  • MPEG-TS/MPEG-PS: was aborting during full parsing in the case of very damaged streams
  • Vorbis: infinite loop if codebook_entries>=256
  • Id3v2: crash with some unsynchronized frames, especially with UTF-16 comments
  • Id3v2: Wrong mime type of covers
  • MPEG-PS: crash in case of language info in descriptors
  • Java binding: crash with MediaInfo::Inform() (Windows 32-bit only)
  • MPEG-TS: false-positive in case of some MPEG-4 files with wrong extension
  • FLV: crash in some specific cases (malformed files)
  • 3548314, MVC: Scan type was wrong with MVC-only (without the underlying AVC stream) stream
  • 3553588, MPLS: stream duration was wrong with standalone (without the referenced M2TS) files
  • 3553588, MPLS: incoherent behavior with MPLS having more than one PlayListItem
  • 3554154, MPEG-TS: crash with some corrupted streams
  • MOV: all EIA/CEA-608 captions were not well detected
  • Matroska: Trying to better detect VFR streams, frame rate was wrong in case of interlaced content



Changes for v0.7.56 - v0.7.59

  • Ukrainian translation updated
  • 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
  • Referenced files (MXF, HLS, MOV, P2, XDCAM...): issues with source name, track order, files size
  • MPEG-TS/MPEG-PS: regression, some files with AC-3/DTS/DVD subtitles were not well analyzed anymore
  • MPEG-4 channel mapping: Lt and Rt (matrix-encoded) channel mapping were missing
  • GXF: handling of buggy files having non-PCM AES3 codec identifier but actually having PCM
  • MPEG-4: better support of MPEG-4 files having corrupted metadata atom
  • 3529510, EIA/CEA-708: was not detected if the stream was not present at the beginning, thanks to Pete Chapman



Changes for v0.7.55 - v0.7.56

  • Better support of machines lacking of std::stringstream
  • Better support of machines requesting explicit stdc++ library link option (e.g. some ARM embedded devices)
  • #3515515, MPEG-4: crash with MPEG-4 container + H264/AVC video stream
  • #3515393, MPEG Audio: infinite loop (freeze) with some files
  • #3514677, Video: Well known 1.85:1 display aspect ratio was incorrectly displayed as 16:9
  • #3513908, File interface: No output if filename contain a colon
  • #3515893, MPEG-4: some specific files were not detected
  • AVI: infinite loop (freeze) with some files (having index containing 0-sized chunk)
  • AVC: memory leaks
  • libcurl support: libcurl config from MediaInfo is compatible with libcurl+gnutls
  • #3515857, CLI only: --LogFile carriage return format was not the one of the OS



Changes for v0.7.53 - v0.7.54

  • 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
  • File names with non-US characters were sometimes not open
  • #3480111, Matroska: some frame rates are incorrect in the file, trying to detect this kind of malformed file
  • #3479494, AVC: segmentation fault
  • #3440638, AAC: wrong detection for some malformed AAC streams
  • #3440638, MPEG-4: wrong analysis of some files having track header after media information
  • #3480111, MXF: Height was wrong for MXF with FrameLayout = Mixed fields
  • #3468235, Blu-ray: displaying PGS in all cases (even if PES is not detected, they are too much rare)
  • #3498846, MPEG-4: delay between audio and video was no more detected
  • #3495573, MPEG-4: crash with some files having fragments
  • MPEG-4: channel position in case of channel atom is configured with ChannelBitmap
  • MPEG-TS: crash with some buggy files (a PID indicated as PSI and PES at the same time)
  • AES3: not detecting Dolby E stream if there is guard band before the Dolby E frame, in MPEG-TS
  • DPX: some files with some invalid fields were not detected
  • DTVCC Captions: crash with some buggy streams



Changes for v0.7.51 - v0.7.53

  • 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
  • DV: crash (division by zero) in some cases
  • DV: DVCPRO HD was sometimes not detected (low bitrate)
  • MXF: Crash if AFD field has an invalid value
  • MXF: Wrong endianess for some big endian PCM streams
  • MXF: some MXF referencing files have wrong duration
  • MXF: duration was wrong with some specific files
  • DVD-Video: detection of 20-bit and 24-bit PCM
  • XML output: it was sometimes containing some invalid characters
  • MPEG-4: considering default char set as ISO-8859-1
  • MXF: better handling of referencing files having the same ID for all tracks
  • MXF: Handling of MXF files with wrong FooterPartition field
  • MXF: Some captions (not starting at the beginning of the file) were not detected
  • WAV: duration was missing is



Changes for v0.7.51 - v0.7.52



Changes for v0.7.50 - v0.7.51

  • #2872918, MKV: add support for default and forced track flags
  • #3418881, RK Audio format support, thanks to Lionel Duchateau
  • #3418883, LA: version field, thanks to Lionel Duchateau
  • MPEG-4: basic support of Aigo .3dv files
  • MPEG-2 Video: color display info (colour_primaries, transfer_characteristics, matrix_coefficients)
  • QuickTime: color display info (colour_primaries, transfer_characteristics, matrix_coefficients)
  • QuickTime: ProRes LT, Proxy, 4:4:4 profiles detection
  • QuickTime: mpeg CodecID support
  • Template inputs are now insensitive to carriage return kind (Windows \r\n, Mac \r, Linu\n)
  • MPEG-TS: Support of ISO 8859-2 in EPG
  • MPEG-4: more CodedIDs supported
  • GXF: more info about DV streams
  • GXF: Handling of files with more than 1 Time code
  • #3414326, GXF: using only the first map chunk for duration calculation
  • #3414513, Id3v2: was not able to extract covers with UTF-16 description
  • #3417908, video from several files: crash if there is not enough place for the frame number
  • #3433602, DVD-Video (IFO): Crash when scanning some malformed IFO files
  • Matroska: parser hanging in case of huge zero-padded files
  • MPEG-4: was not providing some info about tracks with sample table before media header
  • MXF: better support of corrupted indexes
  • #3429831, MediaInfo library: unload wrong DLL, thanks to McSpecky
  • MPEG-TS: Better handling of EPG running_status flag
  • MXF: Handling of "file:///" in Network loacators
  • FLV: audio delay was sometimes wrong
  • H264: Buffer size was in bytes instead of bits like with other formats
  • #3429196: no output if absolute file name, on Linux
  • #3187050, FLV: wrong detection when FLV header is corrupt
  • BLu-ray: crash if MPLS files are on the root of a disk
  • Blu-ray: parsing was very slow if MPLS was pointing thousands of times on the same file
  • #3292830, Matroska: crash if AAC sample rate is not provided by the container



Changes for v0.7.49 - v0.7.50

  • 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
  • AVI: Better support of 2 video streams (e.g. "3D AVI") in a file
  • MPEG-TS: Duration was not provided in some cases
  • FLV: Delay and duration for AAC was wrong if delay was not 0, thanks to Justin Greer http://zencoder.com
  • #3408005, IFO: crash with some files
  • MPEG-4: some bitrates where wrong if smooth streaming is used



Changes for v0.7.46 - v0.7.47

  • 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
  • #3354384, Vorbis in AVI, version 3+ was displayed as 2+
  • MPEG-4/MOV: files with big "free" atom were not parsed



Changes for v0.7.45 - v0.7.46

  • 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
  • libcurl (FTP/HTTP): seek request was buggy, invalid data was read
  • 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
  • AES (S302M): was no more detected if the packet was split in several PES
  • #3325235, Vorbis: streams were wrongly reported as CBR
  • EXR: Width/Height were 1 less than real value
  • #3344635, MP4/MOV: Delay missing if timecode track found before audio/video, thanks to Peter Chapman



Changes for v0.7.44 - v0.7.45

  • 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
  • MPEG Video: Custom matrix detection was broken
  • DPX: Industry specific header was not well decoded
  • JPEG-2000: Chroma subsampling 4:2:0 was recognized as 4:4:4.
  • Matroska: Handling default values for TrackVideoDisplayWidth and TrackVideoDisplayHeight
  • MPEG-TS: private audio streams with 0xCO stream_id were not correctly detected
  • FLV and RIFF: Changing Sorenson H.263 to Sorenson Spark because this stream format is too much incompatible with H.263
  • MXF: Some specific files (including AFD in descriptor) were not well parsed



Changes for v0.7.40 - v0.7.43

  • MPEG-TS: detection and display of real time PAT/PMT change improved
  • EIA-708: crash with some specific files
  • MP4: crash with wiles including mix of PCM and other audio formats
  • AAC: crash with some malformed streams
  • FLV: crash with some specific files (longer audio than video at the end of the file)
  • MP4: wrong framerate information with some specific files (track header after media information)



Changes for v0.7.37 - v0.7.38

  • 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
  • MPEG-TS: some teletext and DVB subtitles were not detected
  • #3111584, MXF: phantom track with weird result if an unknown track is found
  • #3116952, DTS and AC-3: was set as lossy in all cases (DTS Master Audio and AC-3 TrueHD are lossless)
  • #3137160, ADTS: some files with wrong extension were not correctly detected



Changes for v0.7.35 - v0.7.36

  • Binaries (libraries, programs and installers) are digitally signed
  • HDV 720p/1080i/1080p commercial names support, sponsored by http://www.chyro.fr/
  • 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
  • Windows x64 explorer tooltip is back!
  • #3034092, MPEG-TS: hang up if program is modified (zapping) in the file
  • AAC: removal of empirical detection of SBR and PS (too many problems)
  • AVI: trusting in priority frame count from indeof indexes with broken files
  • MKV: AVC "unknown profile" removal
  • AVC: some frame rates were reported as twice the real frame rate
  • #3029308, Id3v2: support of frames with Unsynchronisation bit set
  • #3065114, MPEG-Video: duration calculation issues with raw streams and open GOPs
  • AFD: crash with malformed streams
  • MPEG-7 output: missing references for MPEG-4 Visual and RF64
  • #3086701, ID3: freeze/crash with ID3 tag at the end of the the file
  • LXF: some files were not completely analyzed (missing video)
  • JPEG: Chroma subsampling value was always set to 4:2:0, wrong
  • MP4 with MPEG Video: do not trust anymore raw stream timecode



Changes for v0.7.34 - v0.7.35

  • 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
  • #3036119, MKV: default language value is eng
  • DV: weird display with some DV with synch problems.
  • AVC: wrong detection of bitrate mode for AVC in MP4
  • MPEG-TS: crash and wrong detection of some non MPEG-TS files



Changes for v0.7.33 - v0.7.34

  • New icons set, thanks to Kevin Redon, based on Gnome themes: Neu, Experience, Gnome 2.18
  • WebM support, sponsored by http://digi-metrics.com/
  • 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
  • CEA-708: Skipping some malformed streams
  • JPEG/M-JPEG: Resolution was in some random other field
  • #3001707, AAC in MP4: mono aac file detected as stereo
  • AVI: crash with some malformed files
  • AVI: Stream identifier was not filled in some cases
  • MPEG-PS: some files were not well detected
  • WAV: Bit Depth is back
  • WAV/PCM: Byte sign was wrong if Bit depth >8
  • Decimal point issues with some specific compilers/OS
  • MPEG-4: removing support of btrt atom for average bitrate, too many wrong values
  • AVI: crash with some specific files (avc1 CodecID)
  • MPEG-4+AAC: Trying to better detect the (non)presence of PS if there is no PS header
  • MPEG-TS/PS: more precision on duration



Changes for v0.7.30 - v0.7.32

  • 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
  • AVC: some files were wrongly analyzed (frame rate...)
  • AVI: better support of files with only one big data chunk (professional cameras)
  • MPEG-4: Huge memory usage with some files (files with DV and PCM)
  • DVR-MS: width/height was wrong in previous version



Changes for v0.7.27 - v0.7.28

  • 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 attributes (Sampling rate, duration...)
  • MPEG-PS and MPEG-TS: crash with some files
  • MPEG-4: some bitrates to zero with a null bitr or btrt atoms
  • MPEG-4: managing different kinds of compressor name format
  • AMR in MPEG-4: crash with some specific files
  • #2952623, Id3v2: USLT with ISO-8859-1 charset was not well read
  • #2952637, Id3v2.2: PIC tag was not well read
  • #2952638, XML output: sometimes empty tags
  • #2920138, XML output: invalid char in XML tags



Changes for v0.7.24 - v0.7.25

  • MediaInfo (customized) with HTTP input: User Agent setting
  • #2896693, MPEG-TS: skipping some malformed PMT (with elementary_PID=0)
  • #2844911, AAC in 3GP: false detection of SBR and PS (again)
  • #2894411, MPEG Audio: UserDefined Covers replace other covers types
  • MPEG Audio: Some profiles were not displayed
  • RealMedia: Some Titles were not displayed
  • Matroska: Wrong detection of 6-channel Wavpack (detected as 2-channel)



Changes for v0.7.23 - v0.7.24

  • 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
  • #2882376, AVCHD: reports some incorrect AVCHD framerate
  • MPEG-4: some Pixel Aspect Ratio settings were not handled
  • Customized output: respect of carriage return from the platform
  • MPEG-TS demuxer: more tolerance of bad blocks



Changes for v0.7.15 - v0.7.16

  • 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
  • Some shortcuts were removed
  • MPEG-4: some files with compressed headers were not parsed
  • MPEG-4: Kodak files with EXIF data were not parsed
  • MPEG-4 (Quicktime): some files with compressed header were not well parsed
  • MPEG-4: Some files with a TimeCode track had wrong duration
  • MPEG-PS: some files with wrong timestamp were not well parsed
  • MPEG Audio with APE tags: crash with big tags



Changes for v0.7.14 - v0.7.15

  • 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)
  • DTS: 768/1536 Kbps streams are corrected to the real bitrate (755/1510 Kbps)
  • MPEG-TS: some stream durations were not well computed (few seconds only)
  • AVC: freeze with some malformed encoder settings



Changes for v0.7.12 - v0.7.13

  • 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
  • #2712761, AVI: unsupported SalmonSoft text codec makes MediaInfo silently fail
  • #2719534, MKV: handling "modified" headers (zero padding)
  • #2720822, MPEG Audio: was freezing with 1 malformed file
  • #2721949, IFO: some stream IDs were false
  • #2725808, MPEG-PS: some "OTA" files were detected with TrueHD instead of normal AC-3 audio



Changes for v0.7.11 - v0.7.12

  • 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
  • MPEG-PS: duplicate stream infos with some AC-3 streams (with program map)



Changes for v0.7.10 - v0.7.11

  • 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
  • #2559346, MKV: Detection of framerate in MKV without framerate header
  • #2474280, OGG: some streams had bad stream size
  • MPEG-TS: some buggy file may corrupt memory
  • MP3/Id3v2: crash with one malformed file



Changes for v0.7.9 - v0.7.10

  • 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
  • #2529963: Infinite loop on one file
  • #2473140, DTS: error preventing 96/24 DTS detection
  • MPEG-4: Better support of Aspect ratio
  • Output was unstranslated and weird when $LANG is not set
  • C++ binding error in 0.7.9
  • Python binding improved and corrected (no more crash with Linux)



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