Working with metadata in AVI files

Reading AVI header properties

The GroupDocs.Metadata API supports extracting format-specific information from AVI file headers.

The following are the steps to read the header of an AVI file.

  1. Load an AVI video
  2. Get the root metadata package
  3. Extract  the native metadata package using AviRootPackage.Header
  4. Read the AVI header properties

AdvancedUsage.ManagingMetadataForSpecificFormats.Video.Avi.AviReadHeaderProperties

using (Metadata metadata = new Metadata(Constants.InputAvi))
{
	var root = metadata.GetRootPackage<AviRootPackage>();

	Console.WriteLine(root.Header.AviHeaderFlags);
	Console.WriteLine(root.Header.Height);
	Console.WriteLine(root.Header.Width);
	Console.WriteLine(root.Header.TotalFrames);
	Console.WriteLine(root.Header.InitialFrames);
	Console.WriteLine(root.Header.MaxBytesPerSec);
	Console.WriteLine(root.Header.PaddingGranularity);
	Console.WriteLine(root.Header.Streams);

	// ...
}

Working with XMP metadata

GroupDocs.Metadata for .NET allows managing XMP metadata in AVI files. For more details please refer to the following guide: Working with XMP metadata.

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GitHub examples

You may easily run the code above and see the feature in action in our GitHub examples:

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