How can I check video file's information from VLC?
I want to see the movies' resolution(weather 1080p or 720p, or whatever), encoding information, encoded time etc.


you click on Tools and then Media Information:

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you can also press ctrli

On Mac, it's under Window and then Media Information. You can press commandi

On either OS, be sure to look under the Codec Details tab for resolution information.

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    Make sure to check the Codec Details tab for additional information. – heavyd Oct 19 '11 at 11:15
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    On Mac it's under Window->Media Information or hit <kbd>command</kbd>+<kbd>I</kbd> – Jason May 25 '14 at 12:29
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    This answer is useless without mentioning the Code Details and we can get to the Code Details directly using Ctrl+J. The answer is the "Resolution" in the Code Details. – user34660 Jan 28 '17 at 22:29
  • @user34660 hit the "edit button" and improve the answer. – akira Jan 29 '17 at 11:12

On Mac it is located at: Window Menu, - Media Information

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