BS EN IEC 62942:2020 - File format for professional transfer and exchange of digital audio data

BS EN IEC 62942:2020

File format for professional transfer and exchange of digital audio data

Status : Current   Published : March 2020



IEC 62942:2019 specifies a file format for interchanging audio data between compliant equipment. It is primarily intended for audio applications in professional recording, production, post-production, and archiving.

It is derived from the AES31-2 [2] but is also compatible with variant specifications including EBU Tech 3285 [3] to [10], ITU-R BR.1352-3-2007 [11] to [14], and the Japan Post Production Association's BWF-J [15].

This document contains the specification of the broadcast audio extension chunk and its use with PCM-coded audio data. Basic information on the RIFF format and how it can be extended to other types of audio data is given in Annex E. Details of the PCM WAVE format are also given in Annex A.

An optional extended format, BWF-E, supports 64-bit addressing to permit file sizes greater than 4 GB.

Standard NumberBS EN IEC 62942:2020
TitleFile format for professional transfer and exchange of digital audio data
Publication Date20 March 2020
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)SMPTE ST 330:2011, ISO 8601, RFC 3629, ISO/IEC 10646:2017
Informative References(Provided for Information)ISO/IEC 646:1991, ISO 3166-1, AES31-2-2012, EN ISO 3166-1
International RelationshipsEN IEC 62942:2020,IEC 62942:2019
Draft Superseded By17/30355576 DC
DescriptorsTesting conditions, Information exchange, Coding (data conversion), Recording characteristics, Data transfer, Dimensions, CD-ROM, Data layout, Read-only storage, Data processing, Computer storage devices, Storage, Optical properties of materials, Data media, Defects, Data recording, Data transmission, Environment (working), Optical disks, Digital signals, Optical recording, Error correction, Recording tracks
Title in FrenchFormat de fichier pour le transfert et l'échange professionnels de données audionumériques
Title in GermanDateiformat für die professionelle Übertragung und den Austausch digitaler Audiodaten
ISBN978 0 580 97330 7
File Size1.217 MB

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