I have a MKV video file. Can you please tell me how I can find out the video/audio codec of that file, and how I can find out if it is 1080p or 1080i?

I have a Windows 7 desktop PC.

Thank you.


You could always install VLC Media Player. It plays almost every format. Hit Ctrl+J while something's playing and it will show you the Codec info.


You can use MediaInfo to find every possible info about the given media file.
(There is a GUI, and a CLI version too.)

MediaInfo Example Screeny


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