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I need to read metadata from one of my movies in mp4 format and to do that I need a very basic mp4 (for movies) metadata editor. Which programs can you recommend ? (Since I don't know any).

I don't need media organizors, nor anything fancy, just something that allows me to peek inside the file.

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VLC can also edit metadata from Movies. Did u try it? – blade19899 Feb 26 '14 at 13:40

You can use Wwidd for video file and

EasyTag (for mp4 + audio files). To install easy tag type :

sudo apt-get install easytag

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Thanks, but wwidd does not work at all and I dont need to check audio files :S – Flame_Phoenix Feb 26 '14 at 13:28
    
EasyTAG will work for mp4 file format, but will not work for other video format. – g_p Feb 26 '14 at 13:33
    
easytag may open mp4 movie files, but it simply does not work properly for them ... unless my mp4 movies files all have 0 metadata I dont see this being a solution. Thanks anyway ... – Flame_Phoenix Feb 26 '14 at 13:58

If you're just trying to see the metadata, exiftool gives pretty extensive metadata on most media files, including .mp4/.m4v files.

If you need to edit specifically .mp4/.m4v files, try atomicparsley ( http://atomicparsley.sourceforge.net/ ). It can look a bit daunting at first, but a few minutes with the help section, and you'll get the basics.

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