Duration & dimension columns not showing for certain MP4 files

Video metadata of duration & dimensions does NOT show up for 1920 x 1280 --
it show for everything below that resolution.

I have had Icaros latest version installed for years, but for some reason I'm just now noticing
how that metadata is missing for the higher-res videos.

I use installed MPC-HC 64-bit the most recent available from the [abandoned] website,
so it uses self-contained codecs, right?

I've searched and found what seems to be an excellent scripted solution here,
but I wanted to ask my question 1st before getting involved with the script,
so is there anything else I could/should check, or just install this script? Thanks! --

Which format of video?

(Edit: I've added MP4 to the thread title to help people with the same issue find it.)

sorry -- .mp4 currently
(though I eventually convert all to .mkv for the chapter-ing functionality)

No issues with 1920x1080 mp4 files here.

I don't know if I have any 1920x1280 ones to test with, but the dimensions shouldn't matter.

Something else about the videos may be confusing things, though. Is there a small sample video we can try with somewhere?

Does it matter that it's actually .webm format?
edit - checking quickly, I do have webm enabled in Icaros -

dOpus v12.20 Win 7 x64

Here's MediaInfo's description of a 13.8 mb file:

Format : WebM
Format version : Version 2
File size : 13.9 MiB
Duration : 2 min 26 s
Overall bit rate mode : Variable
Overall bit rate : 794 kb/s
Writing application : Lavf57.71.100
Writing library : Lavf57.71.100
FileExtension_Invalid : webm

ID : 2
Format : VP8
Codec ID : V_VP8
Duration : 2 min 26 s
Bit rate : 562 kb/s
Width : 1 920 pixels
Height : 1 080 pixels
Display aspect ratio : 16:9
Frame rate mode : Constant
Frame rate : 30.000 FPS
Compression mode : Lossy
Bits/(Pixel*Frame) : 0.009
Stream size : 9.81 MiB (71%)
Language : English
Default : Yes
Forced : No

So they're .webm files, not .mp4 files as you said previously?

Yes that would matter.

dOpus lists it as .mp4 in the file extension --
this is governed by Windows, right?

In any case, a quick experiment I just did --
using Handbrake, converted the file to .mkv maintaining same native resolution,
and now YES both duration and Dimensions show up!

Edit -- just noticed that line under MediaInfo --

FileExtension_Invalid : webm

If the extension is .mp4, it's either an MP4 file or it has been misnamed with the wrong file extension.

webm and mp4 are different formats.

Well there we go -- I made a copy of the "x.mp4", then renamed the extension "x.webm" ,
and it instantly shows both duration & time :joy:

So thanks for helping me learn something here today -
increased the problem-solving skills a little bit more :+1:

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yes Thx - this will help another temp. lost soul like me understand it -->
from your query at the bottom of the thread