MXF Explorer

Now FREE for all analysis functions!
New update with JPEG XS support and minor bug fixes.
macOS version now available by popular demand.
Updated command line (CLI) version (also now available for macOS).

nablet MXF Explorer is a powerful Windows software tool that can parse MXF files, explore structure and execute format validations. It is the latest in a comprehensive series of products based on the nablet MXF SDK that includes a multi-platform muxer and demuxer for various MXF types.

Windows, macOS

Features

  • Ultra-fast MXF structure parsing even with very large files
  • Maintains SMPTE RP210 v13 and SMPTE RP224 v12 dictionaries
  • SMPTE ST 381-3:2013 (AVC mapping) tags
  • Amendment 2:2012 to SMPTE ST 377-1:2011 tags
  • Multi-threading validation
  • Growing files parsing.
  • AS-11 support
  • ProRes support
  • Support for the XD-CAM family of formats
  • AVC-Intra support
  • XAVC support including XAVC-LongGOP
  • User interface tweaks including improved toolbar appearance.
  • OP1a Live muxing mode in remux window.

Supported Validation Tests

  • File Properties shows op. pattern in symbolic view.
  • Text search mode (8-bit and 16-bit characters).
  • Open/Closed, incomplete/complete indication for partition headers.
  • Basic validations for partition headers added.
  • KAG alignments
  • checkStatic and dynamic metadata tags
  • check for Universal label in corresponded metadata entries
  • Non-Klv areas detection

New macOS version

Updated Command Line Versions (Windows and macOS)

Version 1.23.0.9707 (Released March 3, 2022)

  • JPEG XS support.
  • Various minor bug fixes.
  • Added macOS version.
  • Updated CLI version.

Version 1.19.0.8102 (Released November 10, 2020)

  • IMF-compatible remuxing mode (single track).
  • Caption for J2K stream
  • Correct timecode validations.
  • Validation for mb_adaptive_frame_field_flag for XAVC checks
  • Validation for bodySID/IndexSID under XAVC preset
  • Bitstream parser for DV format
  • Bitstream parser for J2K format
  • SMPTE 477-4 (MXF Multichannel Audio Labeling Framework) dynamic tags
  • Validation for presence all metadata tags required by SMPTE ST 377-1:2011
  • Validations for CBE and VBE indexes: Deltas, Slices, Index entries (excluding flags and KeyFrame offset yet).
  • Validations set for partition pack fields

Version 1.10.0.5 (Released November 7, 2018)

  • User interface tweaks including improved toolbar appearance.
  • OP1a Live muxing mode in remux window.
  • Engine enhancements:
    • Validation preset for XDCAM IMX/D10 (RDD3) added.
    • Updated muxer and demuxer attached.
  • Various minor fixes

Version 1.5 (Released August 8, 2017)

  • IMF-compatible remuxing mode added (single track).
  • Caption for J2K stream added.
  • Various bug fixes.
  • More correct timecode validations.
  • Validation for mb_adaptive_frame_field_flag added to XAVC checks.
  • Validation for bodySID/IndexSID under XAVC preset added.
  • Bitstream parser for DV format added.
  • Bitstream parser for J2K format added.
  • SMPTE 477-4 (MXF Multichannel Audio Labeling Framework) dynamic tags added.

Version 1.4 (Released March 27, 2017)

  • Various minor fixes.

Version 1.2 (Released January 17, 2017)

  • Various minor fixes.

Version 1.1.0.2673 (Released October 19, 2016)

  • Validation for presence all metadata tags required by SMPTE ST 377-1:2011 has been implemented.
  • Growing files parsing.
  • Validations for CBE and VBE indexes: Deltas, Slices, Index entries (excluding flags and KeyFrame offset yet).
  • Validations set for partition pack fields added.
  • Various interface improvements.

Version 1.0.0.2573 (Released September 26, 2016)

  • Improved size format in file properties.
  • Standalone menu item to import license key.
  • File Properties shows op. pattern in symbolic view.
  • Text search mode added (8-bit and 16-bit characters).
  • About dialog now displays license owner info.
  • All KLVs with warning or error now marked by their own color.
  • UL references now print from new line to better window space using.
  • Open/Closed, incomplete/complete indication for partition headers.
  • Basic validations for partition headers added.
  • Bug fixed: old file properties do not clear when file opening fails.
  • Bug fixed: crash by wrong parent partition index.
  • Minor bug fixes and typo corrections.
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