Determine TYPE of AVI file

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by JustGretchen, Feb 13, 2009.

  1. JustGretchen macrumors 6502

    Dec 2, 2008
    Wondering if anyone knows of a piece of software that will determine the type of AVI file I have. I guess tells me what type of encoding it is.

    I have some AVI files that will not stream to my xbox360 with Rivet or Connect360 and it's really pissing me off so I'm just trying to see if they are just the wrong type of encoding or what.

  2. JustGretchen thread starter macrumors 6502

    Dec 2, 2008
    Nevermind, vlc does it. should have guessed before posting.
  3. JediMeister macrumors 68040

    Oct 9, 2008
    QuickTime will also tell you the video codec the file uses in the Window menu option "Show Movie Inspector." So does getting info on the file in Finder.

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