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. For more, see the relevant entry in the DDEX Data Dictionary.
The individual assets that make up a Release. Typical Resources are sound recordings, video clips and cover art images. For more, see the relevant entry in the DDEX Data Dictionary..
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 Musical Work Right Share Notification Choreography Standard (Version 1.2) (Message Structure and AVS)
... for the US Musical Work Licensing Choreography Standard (Version 1.0) (Message Structure and AVS)
... for the Standard for the Communication of Media Enrichment and Description Information (Message Structure and AVS)