The AES E-library contains over 15,000 fully searchable PDF files documenting
the progression of audio research from 1953 to the present day.

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Audio pioneers and leading practitioners share their experiences through the AES Live video collection. Content at all levels of sophistication flows in from worldwide AES events and AES Live specific production, featuring best practices, audio fundamentals, workshops and audio history.


In addition to our monthly AES Journal Podcast, we're now offering our members a limited number of audio (or video) recordings from section meetings around the world.


The AES Historical Committee has been recording interviews with audio pioneers and industry legends.


AES3 (2-channel digital audio), AES10 (MADI), AES14 (analog XLR pin-out) — AES Standards have improved your workflow, and possibly saved your production, more times than you realize. AES Standards bring the industry's engineering teams together to insure peak performance and interoperability.


The "AES Presents" series is the result of an agreement between AES and Focal Press that paves the way for a joint series of publications on audio engineering. At least initially, principal authors and editors will be full AES members at the time of publication, and the majority of authors in contributed works will be AES members.


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