SV8 Header

Stores mandatory information needed for decoding a SV8 file.
Representation is a compact binary representation with a fixed (but extendible) format.

Member of Basic Components of a SV8 Stream


Item Size typical/possible values
Preample 24 bit { 'M', 'P', '+' }
Streamversion 8 bit 0x08
Total Length of Header [Byte] 16 bit 80 . . . 8191
- 16 bit
Stream Flags (Link bits, hash calculated, guided) 32 bit
Subband width * 32 [Hertz] 16 bit 12000 . . . 48000
Number of maximum used subbands 6 bit 13 . . . 63
Number of subbands always using IS 5 bit 0 . . . 31
- 2 bit
Musepack Frames 32 bit 1 . . . 232 -1
- 16 bit
PCM samples per Channel 48 bit 0 . . . 1152*(232 -1)
- 16 bit
Filelength of Audio frames [Byte] 48 bit 1 . . . 8191 * (232 -1)
- 16 bit
Total file size [Byte] 48 bit 81 . . .
MD5Sum of original PCM file 128 bit MD5-Hash )
MD5Sum of all raw Audio frames 128 bit MD5-Hash
Total Channel Count 8 bit 1 . . . 9
Front Channels 8 bit 1 . . . 5
Rear Channels 8 bit 0 . . . 3
Subwoofer Channels 8 bit 0 . . . 1
Reserved 24 bit
Profile 8 bit
Peak Title [Millibel] 16 bit -327.68 . . . +327.67 dB
Peak Album [Millibel] 16 bit -327.68 . . . +327.67 dB
Gain Title [Millibel] 16 bit -327.68 . . . +327.67 dB
Gain Album [Millibel] 16 bit -327.68 . . . +327.67 dB
Gain User [Millibel] 16 bit -327.68 . . . +327.67 dB
. . . . . .
Total Length of Header [Byte] 16 bit 80 . . . 8191
Postample 24 bit { 'M', 'P', 'C' }
Streamversion 8 bit 0x08
Header CRC 16 bit CRC-16

) Also useful as access key for external stored data


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