SMPTE Metadata Registers

Part of the SMPTE Registration Authority

Registers of metadata items identified by SMPTE Universal Labels – these are typically used in applications of Key-Length-Value (KLV) coding such as MXF audio-visual files.


Different versions of the Registers data are available along with web views of the data and online tools.


A Submission is a request to alter the SMPTE Metadata Registers. Resources are available for creating and analysing Submissions.


Draft technical documentation for the SMPTE Metadata Registers. The aim is to capture practical technical information about how the Registers (and related tools) are currently operated / designed.