tool to list details of MP4 files

Johnny Rosenberg gurus.knugum at
Mon Aug 8 11:01:48 UTC 2011

2011/8/7 Chris Jones <jonesc at>:
> Hi,
> I'm looking for a tool in ubuntu that can tell me exactly what streams an MP4 file contains, both the video and audo streams, the codecs, etc. The main piece of information I am after is the number of audio channels (stereo, 5.1 etc.) in each audio stream.

Can't you do that with mplayer or SoX?

Kind regards

Johnny Rosenberg

> Ideally command line, but GUI would be fine.
> I've searched around and not found anything that gives what I need. I sure there must be something but I just not looking in the right place... ?
> cheers Chris
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