AC-3Audio Coder 3
AC 97  Audio Codec 1997
ADPCMAdaptive Differential PCM
AES/EBUAudio Engineering Society / European Broadcasters Union
AVIAudio Video Interleaved
BLERBlock Error Rate
BPMBeats per Minute
CAVConstant Angular Velocitykonstante Umdrehungsgeschwindigkeit
CBRConstant Bit Ratekonstanter Datenstrom
CDCompact Disk
CD-DACD - Digital Audio
CIRCCross Interleaved Reed Salomon Code(Fehlerkorrekturverfahren)
CLVConstant Linear Velocity
CSSContent Scrambling System(Digitaler Verschlüsselungscode)
DABDigital Audio Broadcast
DATDigital Audio Tape
DAVICDigital Audio Visual Council
DAWDigital Audio Workstation
DLTDigital Linear Tape
DRCDynamic Range Control
DSDDirect Stream Digital
DSPDigital Sound Prozessor
DTSDigital Theater Sound
DTS-EXDTS Extended Suround
DVD  Digital Versatile Disc
F.U.N.Free Universe Network
HiFiHigh Fidelity
HAVIHome Audio Video Interoperability
iDCTinverse Diskrete Cosinus Transformation
LPLangspielplatte
LFELow Freqency Effects
LFELow Freqency Enhancement
LoRoLeft only, Right only
LPCMLinear Pulse Code Modulation
MDMModular Digital Multitrack
MHPMultimedia Home Platform
MIDIMusical Instrument Digital Interface
MLPMeridian Lossless Packing(Codierungsalgorithmus)
MPEGMotion Picture Expert Group(Komprimierungsverfahren)
PCM Pulse Code Modulation
PLLPhase Locked Loop
RMSRoot Mean Squared
RPSRight Protection System
RSSRoland Sound Space
S/P-DIFSony/Phillips Digital Interface
SACDSuper Audio CD
SCMSSerial Copy Management System
SDDSSony Dynamic Digital Sound
SDMISecure Digital Music Interface(Wasserzeichen-Technologie)
THDTotal Harmonic Distortion
THXTomlinson Holman Experiment
UPMUmdrehungen pro Minute
VSTVirtual Sound Technology