WAV Validation

WAV Validation

WAV Validation Module provides validation of the WAV file container, according to the Microsoft’s RIFF container specification. The WAV validation process examines and validates the internal chunk structure. The WAV validation of a single file takes only a few second, thus enabling the product for fast processing of big number of local or remote files.

WAV file format is one of the most common audio file formats used for managing separate audio streams. The format is supported by many broadcast, post-production and consumer solutions.

The WAV Validation Module is available in the following products:

General Features

The following list contains some of the verifications, which are applied by this WAV validation module:
  • Chunk size validation;
  • Chunk name validation;
  • Chunk type validation;
  • Chunk completeness;
  • Chunk boundaries;
  • Header chunks values validation;
  • Root RIFF chunk validation;
  • Required chunks absence;
  • bext chunk check according the EBU – TECH 3285 specification;
  • cart chunk check according the AES – 46 specification;
  • Audio silence detection;
  • Audio noise detection.

The following list contains some of the information fields, which are displayed by this WAV validation module:

  • fmt chunk full description;
  • WAVE stream duration;
  • bext information;
  • cart information.

The following table contains the list of the supported by WAV validation module chunks:

WAV Main WAV Chunk.
fmt Format Chunk.
data Data Chunk.
bext Broadcast Audio Extension Chunk.
cart cart Extension Chunk.
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