A company that sends or receives DDEX messages on behalf of other companies. Aggregators enable smaller companies to participate in the DDEX ecosystem.
A Deal is what transforms a Release into a product. A Deal states how a Release may be made available to consumers.
A collection of Resources, combined with a deal that is marketed or sold as a commodity.
A collection of one or more Resources that, together, make a tradeable collection.
The individual assets that make up a Release. Typical Resources are sound recordings, video clips and cover art images.
A modern set of web technologies that allow small pieces of information, typically in the form of XML files, to be exchanged. Augmented with FTP they can be used to communicate Releases along the music supply chain.
DDEX Data Dictionary
The DDEX Data Dictionary ...
... for the Recording Data and Rights Choreography Standard (RDR-C, Version 1.0): Message Structure and AVSs
... for the US Letters of Direction Choreography Standard (LoD, Version 1.0): Message Structure and AVSs
... for the Electronic Release Notification Message Suite Standard (ERN, Version 4.2): Message Structure and AVSs
... for the Musical Work Right Share Notification Choreography Standard (MWN. Version 1.2): Message Structure and AVSs
... for the US Musical Work Licensing Choreography Standard (MWL, Version 1.0): Message Structure and AVSs
... for the Standard for the Communication of Media Enrichment and Description Information (MEAD): Message Structure and AVSs