The Advanced Authoring Format (AAF) is a professional file interchange format designed for the video post-production and authoring environment. It was created by the Advanced Media Workflow Association. The AMWA develops specifications and technologies to facilitate the deployment and operation of efficient media workflows, working closely with standards bodies like the SMPTE.
Is a recording format, designed for use in movie theaters. Who is a direct competitor of Dolby Digital. It is used to accompany the film with the movie, as well as on optical video discs. It supports two modes of audio: 5.1 and 7.1, allows full bit rate in high end home theaters.