Video Quality Estimator
Compare two encoder versions

Compare two encoder versions

Use general streams parameters, 11 video quality metrics and visually compare frames or separate blocks of the stream

Optimize your encoder

Optimize your encoder

Analyze the quality of encoded video against referenced RAW stream and identify the code portion causing the quality change

Key Features

Calculation of quality metrics: PSNR, APSNR, MSAD, MSE, SSIM, DELTA, VQM,NQI, VMAF and VMAF phone, VIF

Selection of ROI (region of interest) for metrics calculation

Display of essential statistics of encoded streams

Automatic selection of the similar first frame in two streams for analysis synchronization

Comparison of two encoded frames from different streams with a reference stream

Sharing comments between application instances and/or applications of Elecard StreamEye Studio set

Synchronization between applications of Elecard StreamEye Studio set (Binding mode)

Display of comparison results in graphs: metrics, quantizer, frame size, bit allocation etc.

Visual comparison of two encoded streams

Possibility to choose output YUV data format when saving decoded information

Bit allocation display

Automation through Command Line Interface

Saving data into CSV or text files

Software and Hardware specifications

Supported video formats

  • MPEG 1/2 Video stream
  • AVC/H.264 Video stream
  • HEVC/H.265 Video stream
  • VP9 Video stream
  • AV1 Video stream
  • VVC Video stream VTM 10.0  (preview version) 

Supported media containers

  • MPEG-2 Transport Stream
  • MPEG-2 Program Stream
  • MP4 file container
  • MKV file container
  • MXF file container
  • AVI container
  • IVF container
  • FLV container

RAW formats

  • I444
  • IYUV
  • NV12
  • NV21
  • P444
  • RGB24
  • RGB32
  • UYVY (Y422, UYNV, HDYC)
  • V210
  • V400
  • Y42B
  • YUY2 (YUNV, V422, YUYV)
  • YV12
  • YV16
  • YVYU
  • .Y4M
  • WIDE
  • I400
  • I422
  • V444

System Requirements

  • Windows® 7/8/10 (64-bit)
  • Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks and later
  • Ubuntu 16.04, 18.04, 20.04  x64
  • CentOS 7.6 x86_64
  • Fedora 29





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News & Events

Elecard releases new version of StreamEye Studio v. 4.6

May 14, 2020 News

Elecard has implemented support for the new VVC format in the video analysis products that are part of StreamEye Studio set.

April 14, 2020 Press release