AES77-2023 AES Recommended Practice Loudness Guidelines for Internet Audio Streaming and On-Demand Distribution has been published
This AES Recommended Practice (RP) provides comprehensive recommendations establishing and implementing an effective Distribution Loudness for streaming and on-demand audio file playback. It is intended for use by distributors of Internet audio streams and on-demand audio files.
Implementing these guidelines will provide consistent Loudness and appropriate playback loudness range, will reduce audio quality degradation from excessive limiting, will preserve the original artistic intent, and will improve the listening experience. This document does not recommend Loudness Range (LRA), device target playback loudness or device dynamic range.