Visual instrument for objective and subjective video quality probation

What's new in VQ Probe v1.3

AV1 Support

Open, calculate objective quality and estimate visual quality of the modern royalty-free video codec by Alliance for Open Media

RD Curves & BD Rates

Plot RD Curves, calculate BD Rates and evaluate improvements on your video

Advanced Open Dialog

Opening multiple video files and setting up video quality calculation is much more easier and convenient now

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VQ Probe v1.3 feature highlights

Visual Quality Comparison

VQ Probe is a tool built to provide a visual quality comparison between two videos using a split-line and various zoom options.

VQ Probe Main Window

Objective Quality Metrics

Calculate the commonly used video quality metrics including PSNR, SSIM and VMAF.

Video Quality Metrics

Open up to 3 files of any supported type. Use either YUV or encoded stream as a reference.

Opening YUV files

RD Curves & BD Rates

plot RD Curves, calculate BD Rates and evaluate improvements on your video

RD Curves

Pixel values

Go deeper and watch exact YUV values.

Pixel Values

Heat Map

A convenient way to visualize the difference of encoded and reference files.

Difference Heat Map

Advanced Open Dialog

Convenient yet powerful way to setup your quality metrics workspace

Advanced Open Dialog

Video Playback of 2 videos with a split-line

Playback of 2 videos simultaneously with the ability to move the split-line.

VQ Probe Main Window

Crop Uncompressed Frames

Crop uncompressed frames to required resolution to compare with the encoded file of a different resolution.

Crop YUV files

Supported Video Codecs

  • H.264/AVC
  • H.265/HEVC
  • H.266/VVC (4:2:0 only)
  • AV1
  • MJPEG

Supported Uncompressed Formats

  • YUV
  • Y4M

Supported Chroma Subsampling

  • 4:2:0
  • 4:2:2
  • 4:4:4

Supported Bit Depth

  • 8 bit
  • 10 bit

Available for

  • Windows
  • MacOS
  • Linux

System Requirements

  • OS: Windows 10, Mac OS 10.14+, Ubuntu 18.06+, CentOS 7.0
  • RAM: it highly depends on the stream's codec and resolution. Generally, 2 Gb is enough, but for 4K resolutions 16 Gb is highly recommended

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