Retrieving Profile and Level of an H.264 file
Retrieving information on Profile and Level of an H.264 file
If you need to get Profile and Level of an H.264 video file you may use a tool such as MP4Box.
MP4Box is an MP4 converter/multiplexer.
It has many utilities (for details, please, google the internet: <http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=mp4box> ), among others it allows to retrieve information on H.264 video files.
MP4Box is a command line tool, but it can be used with graphical user interfaces such as YAMB (Yet Another MP4Box Gui for Windows - for details, please, google the internet: <http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=yamb>).
Run your command line shell (click Start -> Run, when the Run window appears type in cmd and click OK)*:
In the command line shell go to the location of the mp4box.exe file (to go to a given drive type a proper disk letter followed by a colon sign and press [Enter]; to go to a given directory/folder type cd command followed by a directory name):
Type in mp4box -info command followed by full location path of a given H.264 file, and press [Enter]:
Information on your H.264 file will be displayed:
You will be able to find here also information regarding the Profile and Level of your H.264 file:
- If you're using Windows 2000/XP type the cmd command, if you are using Windows 98/ME type command command