AES Standards Committee

AES Standards Drive the Future

AES Standards bring the industry's engineering teams together to facilitate new technologies, improve performance and ensure interoperability. AES3 (2-channel digital audio), AES10 (MADI), AES14 (analog XLR pin-out), AES67 (networked audio) — AES Standards have contributed to your operations, making your work more successful, improved your workflow, and saved your production, more times than you realize.

Standards News Blog

Includes Calls for Comment, document publication, and is linked to an RSS feed.

Standards Store

Search for published documents by title or keyword, check the publication history, and the date of the latest printing.

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Drafts for Comment

Any current calls for comment are posted here, together with links to any comments arising.

About AES Standards

An introduction to the role, structure, and work of AES Standards.

Meetings & Reports

Meeting notices, agendas, reports of previous meetings, and the current status of projects.

Standards Development

Information on participation, and guides & rules for AES standards development.

Standards Member Login

Once logged in, the member's atrium page provides access to registered groups and working documents.

PICS Repository

Repository of manufacturer submitted AES67 / AES-R19 PICS Summaries.

Download Models & Signals

Models associated with AES70.
Music-Noise test signals for AES75.
STIPA Verification test signals.

Webinar Slides

Repository of slide presentations from AES Standards webinars.

AES Standards Data References

Repository of test material and test signals.

AES75 References and Adoption

Documents the implementation and adoption of AES75-2023.

Upcoming Meetings

Meetings will take place in conjunction with the AES 155th Convention online, October 2023. Please check the Meetings page for a schedule.

Meeting information and reports from previous meetings are posted here.

Most meetings are open to all eligible to join working groups

Latest Publications

AES75 NEW AES75-2023 AES standard for acoustics - Measuring loudspeaker maximum linear sound levels using noise
AES77 NEW AES77-2023 AES Recommended Practice - Loudness Guidelines for Internet Audio Streaming and On-Demand Distribution
AES76 AES76-2022 AES standard for audio forensics - Speech Collection Guidelines for Speaker Recognition: Interviewing at a Temporary Location
AES75 AES75-2022 AES standard for acoustics - Measuring loudspeaker maximum linear sound levels using noise
AES-R16 AES-R16-2021, AES Standards Report - PTP parameters for AES67 and SMPTE ST 2059-2 interoperability
AES-R20 AES-R20-2021, AES Standards Report - AES67 beyond the LAN
AES69 AES69-2020, AES standard for file exchange - Spatial acoustic data file format
AES31-3 AES31-3-2020: AES standard for network and file transfer of audio - Audio-file transfer and exchange - Part 3: Simple project interchange
AES12id AES-12id-2020: AES Information Document for digital audio measurements - Jitter performance specifications
AES17 AES17-2020: AES standard method for digital audio engineering - Measurement of digital audio equipment
AES74 questionnaire AES74 Conformance Questionnaire
AES60id AES60id-2020 AES Information Document for audio metadata - Core audio metadata
AES - Audio Engineering Society