MSU Quality Measurement Tool: Why upgrade?

Why upgrade?

VQMT features summary

VQMT features summary and speedup

VQMT input: HDR, 8K, image sequences of any format support

Input format Introduced in version
High-resolution

4k and 8k video confirmed support

Since VQMT 6.0
Images

PNG, JPEG, EXR, TIFF, PSD and other image formats

Since VQMT 5.0
Extra depth

16-bit, 32-bit floating point TIFFs

Since VQMT 6.0
Image sequences

Using auto-detected image sequences with frame number placeholder

Since VQMT 5.0
Video

H264, HEVC, MOV, MKV and other video formats

Native support since VQMT 4.0

VQMT output: JSON, vector plot, new visualization standards

Output format Introduced in version
JSON

Saving results in JSON format: metric values, used settings, mean values, information about VQMT. Single JSON file for all results. In console mode VQMT can output JSON directly to STDOUT in realtime.

In console since VQMT 6.2, in GUI since VQMT 9.0
Vector plot

Save result plot graph as vector image in SVG format. You can choose resolution, set of graphs and displayed elements.

Since VQMT 9.0
Customizable visualization

Saving metric visualization to video file with modern codecs or tiff sequence. You can choose setting preset suitable to your case

Better visualization label fonts, complete disabling lables in PRO version

Since VQMT 8.0

New way of using VQMT and analyzing results with new Result window

VQMT new result window features

Introduces in VQMT 9.0

Project management and modern interface

VQMT new main window features

Introduces in VQMT 10.0

Manage screens, compare video and visualization with new Preview window

VQMT new preview window features

Introduces in VQMT 8.0

Dramatical simplification of file opening with Wizard

VQMT wizard features

Introduces in VQMT 5.0

User-friendly terminal

Since VQMT 5.0 console become much more friendly to user with clear diagnostic, flexibility and full compatibility to older versions (warnings for deprecated features)

Feature Console command
Turn on saving CSV VQMT 4.0: -sc 1
Modern VQMT: -csv or -csv yes
Use semicolon as CSV delimeter VQMT 4.0: -ct 1
Modern VQMT: -ct ;
Use SSIM on CUDA GPU VQMT 4.0: -metr ssim_cuda
Modern VQMT: ssim -dev cuda
Set raw file resolution 1080p VQMT 4.0: -yw 1920 -yh 1080
Modern VQMT: 1920x1080
21 Feb 2019
See Also
Parallax range estimation in S3D video
Parallax determines the depth of S3D movies. The range of parallaxes should be both comfortable and entertaining for spectators.
MSU Video Quality Measurement Tool (PSNR, MSE, VQM, SSIM)
MSU Video Quality Measurement Tool (VQMT) is a program for objective video quality assessment.
MSU VQMT Subjective quality correlation
Comparison provided for the most popular metrics: PSNR, SSIM, 3-SSIM, MS-SSIM and new stSSIM
MSU Video Quality Measurement Tool: SDK
MSU Perceptual Video Quality: Subjective video quality methods information
MSU Perceptual Video Quality Tool: FAQ
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