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AS-12: Commercial Delivery

AS-12 Commercial Delivery Brief Description (pdf) Download the specification

AS-12 Commercial Delivery Specification (pdf) Download the specification

The MXF Commercial Delivery Specification, AS-12, is a vendor-neutral subset of the MXF file format to use for delivery of finished advertising programming from advertising producers and distributors to broadcast stations.

AS-12 extends AMWA MXF Format Specification compliant files. AS-12 files should not require special treatment by distribution and playout systems that already support AMWA MXF Format Specification compliant files. The additional metadata specified by AS-12 ("the digital slate") uniquely identifies the advertisement so that it can be reliably transferred to broadcasters, identified, and played to air.