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Audio Post Production for Television and Film, 3rd Edition by Tim Amyes, Hilary Wyatt

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Glossary

AAF   Advanced Authoring Format. A new project exchange format still in development, which is intended to replace OMF.

Access time   The time taken to retrieve video or sound information from a store, which might be in the form of a video or audio tape recorder, a sound effects library, etc.

AC3   See Dolby AC3.

ADAT   Digital eight-track recorder using SVHS and tape.

A/D converter   A device that converts analogue signals to digital.

Address   A time or location within programme material, often selected as a ‘go to’ for machines via timecode.

ADL   Audio Decision List. Similar to an EDL, but used specifically to refer to an AES 31 project.

ADR   Automatic Dialogue Replacement. A system for re-recording dialogue in sync to picture, also ...

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