The Moving Picture Experts Group

Responding to Industry Needs on Adoption of MPEG Audio

1 Overview

“Responding to Industry Needs on Adoption of MPEG Audio” is an MPEG Ad-Hoc group effort that compiles information on the MPEG AAC family of codecs, such as:

  • General information
  • White papers
  • Interoperability test vectors
  • support for technical AAC matters (FAQ)

2 Website

Information is available at the website:

To help AAC decoder manufacturers with testing their implementation, this website offers interoperability test bitstreams that go beyond MPEG audio conformance. With those files manufacturers can make sure that their implementation works across all the different applications and ecosystems (digital TV, mobile and Internet streaming, digital radio, gaming etc.).

In addition, the website hosts an e-mail reflector that permits interested users to post questions that will be answered by experts:

The mailing list subscription procedure is available via the website

For further information and questions please write to


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