MediaInfo Get Technical Data of Multimedia Files

MediaInfo is a free and open source multimedia software for Windows, Linux, MacOS, Android and iOS. Using MediaInfo application you can easily view all technical and tag information about video and audio files. It comes with many video and audio file format support, View media details in text, sheet, tree, HTML, customize the output, export information as text, CSV, HTML files., command line interface support, library (.dll/.so/.dylib) versions also available and many more.


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How to Install MediaInfo on Ubuntu Linux

You can install MediaInfo via snap, flatpak and portable AppImage. Open the terminal software (ctrl+alt+t) and run below MediaInfo snap install command. It will install the latest version of MediaInfo on your system.

sudo snap install mediainfo-gui

After the installation open MediaInfo from the show application menu or via below command in terminal.


And you can also uninstall it via below command.

sudo snap remove mediainfo-gui

You can install mediainfo cli via below command

sudo snap install mediainfo

And open it using


Install MediaInfo via Flatpak:

First install flatpak and flathub on your system and restart it after the installation. Now in the terminal app use below command.

flatpak install flathub net.mediaarea.MediaInfo

And open MediaInfo flatpak using

flatpak run net.mediaarea.MediaInfo

And uninstall it via

sudo flatpak uninstall net.mediaarea.MediaInfo

That’s all.

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