BS EN 62571:2011 Digital audiobook file format and player requirements

BS EN 62571:2011

Digital audiobook file format and player requirements

Status : Current   Published : December 2018



What is this standard about?

This International Standard defines requirements and provides recommendations to publishers, software developers, content providers, and hardware manufacturers for the data structure, usability requirements, playback systems and delivery systems for audiobooks in digital file format. It should be noted that throughout this International Standard, the term audiobook is defined as any audio file or collection of audio files of primarily spoken word content that are played in a linear or specified order. Therefore, spoken word audio with occasional music, a narration of newspaper articles, or other similar spoken word audio is assimilated to audiobooks in this standard.

Standard NumberBS EN 62571:2011
TitleDigital audiobook file format and player requirements
Publication Date21 December 2018
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)ISO 9660:1988 (R10), ISO/IEC 11578:1996, EN ISO 3166-1, ISO 639-1, ISO 3166-1
Informative References(Provided for Information)EN ISO 11172-3:1995, ANSI/NISO Z39.86-2002, ANSI/CEA-2003-C, ISO/IEC 11172-3:1993, ISO/IEC 13818-7:2006, ISO/IEC 14496-3:2009
International RelationshipsEN 62571:2011,IEC 62571:2011
DescriptorsCoding (data conversion), Data layout, Audio systems, Acoustic signals, Binary digits, Data transmission, Interfaces (data processing), Digital recording methods, Data processing, Interfaces, Pulse-code modulation, Digital signals, Information exchange, Audio equipment
Title in FrenchExigences relatives au format de fichier de livre audio et aux lecteurs
Title in GermanDigitales Dateiformat und Anforderungen an Abspielgeräte von Hörbüchern
ISBN978 0 580 63968 5
File Size1.288 MB

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