ⓘ MT9 is a digital audio file format developed by Koreas Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute. The format is currently being promoted by Audizen ..

                                     

ⓘ MT9

MT9 is a digital audio file format developed by Koreas Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute. The format is currently being promoted by Audizen under the commercial name of Music 2.0.

MT9 allows listeners to adjust the volume for each channel, such as guitar, drums, bass and vocals - muting or amplifying their favourite parts. This feature is probably used by artists, who could more easily create remixes from existing songs, and this can create conflicts in the field of intellectual property.

The format was supposedly presented by the film experts group mpeg in its 84th meeting in Archamps, France, in April 2008 and voted in as a candidate for a new international standard for digital audio, as planned, will be discussed in the MPEG format during its 85th meeting in Hannover, Germany, in July 2008. However, in press releases both meetings not to mention it.

Samsung and LG have shown interest in equipping their mobile phones with an MT9 player and their first commercial products are likely to debut in early 2009, according to the General Director Audizens ham Seung-Chul.