QCTools Quality Control Tools for Video Files

QCTools is a free and open source video quality control software for Windows,macOS and Linux. Using QCTools, you can analyze digitized video files through audiovisual analytics and filtering. It will help to find corruptions or compromises in video. It is licensed under a GPLv3 License. It accepts a variety of video formats, including *.avi, *.mkv, *.mov, and *.mp4, as well as a diverse selection of codecs.


It comes with Temporal Outliers, VREP, Peak Signal to Noise Ratio, Mean Square Error (MSEf) differences per frame and more.

Install QCTools on Ubuntu Linux

QCTools is available as a flatpak package and native .deb package file. If you don’t have flatpak and flathub on your system, then install it via the below link and restart your system and others just skip this.

How to install flatpak on Ubuntu

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Open the terminal (ctrl+alt+t) app and run below QCTools flatpak installation command. It will install the latest version of QCTools on your system.

flatpak install flathub net.mediaarea.QCTools

You can run QCTools flatpak via

flatpak run net.mediaarea.QCTools

Install QCTools via deb:

Download QCTools [Ubuntu]

Download QCTools in .deb package file and save it in your Downloads folder. Open the terminal and run below commands one by one.

cd Downloads
sudo dpkg -i qctools_1.2-1_amd64.xUbuntu_20.10.deb

Here “qctools_1.2-1_amd64.xUbuntu_20.10.deb” is the downloaded file name. you can change the above command based on your downloaded file name. then run below command.

sudo apt install -f

that’s it.

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