Video Quality Estimator
Compare two encoder versions

Compare two encoder versions

Use general streams parameters, 6 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 the video quality metrics: PSNR, SSIM, DELTA, MSAD, MSE and VQM

Display of essential statistics of encoded streams

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

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

Visual comparison of two encoded streams

Selection of ROI (region of interest) for metrics calculation

Bit allocation display

Automation through Command Line Interface

Saving data into CSV or text files

Software and Hardware specifications

Supported video codecs

  • MPEG 1/2 Video stream
  • AVC/H.264 Video stream
  • HEVC/H.265 Video stream
  • VP9 Video stream

Supported media containers

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

RAW formats

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

System Requirements

  • Windows® 7/8/10
  • Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks and later



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News & Events

Elecard welcomes you to evaluate a new version of Video Quality Estimator with easily configured user interface providing better codec development and testing experience.

21 September 2017 News

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11 August 2017 Events