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Metadata extractor for Video file

Rupali Sarolkar
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Joined: Nov 20, 2007
Posts: 13
I would like to know ...

Is there any metadata extractor (opensource , jar file) which can support all popular video file formats

Thanks,
Rupali
Rupali Sarolkar
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Joined: Nov 20, 2007
Posts: 13
Please let me know if anybody has any clue about this.

Atleast for most common video files .....

Any help will really be appriciated ...

Is it possible to do metadata extraction for video files using JAVA ???

-Rupali
Jesper de Jong
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Ofcourse it's possible. You can program anything with Java. If nobody else has programmed it before, you can program it yourself. If you want to do that then you'll have to gather information on video file formats and find out how and where the data is stored in the files you want to analyze.

Maybe you can use JMF for this: http://java.sun.com/products/java-media/jmf/index.jsp


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Rupali Sarolkar
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Joined: Nov 20, 2007
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Hi Jesper, Thanks for reply !!!

I am really stuck with this problem ... but thanks for replying. Now I will try to solve this with more enthu !!!


-Rupali
Ulf Dittmer
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You might also be able to use JVLC or QuickTime for Java.
Rupali Sarolkar
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Joined: Nov 20, 2007
Posts: 13
Thanks !!
but I want something which will be very generic and will have support for .avi,.mp4, .swf , .wmv, .rm , .qt, .3gp files.


It should atleast work for Windows video files ...

-Rupali
Ulf Dittmer
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I don't think the RealMedia format is supported by anything but the RealMedia software (for which -as far as I know- no Java client library is available). The others should be accessible by one of the libraries mentioned; you may have to use more than one.
 
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