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I am looking for any tools that can measure the video quality in a subjective way (As how the eye sees a moving picture). Are there any tools to which I could input a video file and get a subjective reading of how the quality of the video is?

Here is information thanks to snow about how to measure video quality

Note that the script there does not work and the other alternative is a windows app.

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superuser.com/questions/338725/… –  Raja Dec 25 '12 at 17:01
@snow - Thanks, but the only tool there was for windows. I also happen to read the exact same thing as the answer there but it was somewhere else, don't really remember where. Good information. I will add that to the question. –  Luis Alvarado Dec 25 '12 at 17:41

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Your interpretation of quality and my interpretation may differ as well as anyone else, therefore your subjective way is tainted. You need a definitive measurement of sort that will recognize pixel strength, movement, blur, saturation, density, focus and such.

This will all be handled according to the equipment used of course. What type of input/output media-processing-recording and capture are being used. As well as storing the data via film, digital or magnetic tape?

The variables are consistence to the finished product. ie: $100,000 3D theater projector or a home movie 8mm camera? There is a difference.

Now, back to your graphics card. Can it handle stressing the media analysis?

My point is this. There is no ONE GOOD ANSWER. I would suggest starting to research from this site : http://www.linux.com/news/software/applications/321373-the-beat-goes-on-open-source-multimedia-tools-part-2

This may not be definitive enough but you can get a good start.

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Good answer "Turbo" (I know the real you muhahaha). –  Luis Alvarado Dec 25 '12 at 22:41
You just scratched the surface, mister. It goes much deeper. Hoorah! –  Ringtail Dec 26 '12 at 0:50

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