» MPEG-21


Welcome to the MPEG-21 open source project. The project aims to ease the adoption of MPEG-21. The current software is written in Java.


The most important features of this project are


April 22, 2009: DIDL version 1.0 released
This small but significant release includes basic reading, writing, exchange and storage of Digital Item Declaration Declarations Language (DIDL) files. See the downloads page for more details.

Help wanted!

Do you have experience with one of the following, please contact us:

And of course any previous experience with MPEG-21 would be very valuable. Please contact one of the contacts in the right side menu.


The libraries under this project are released under the GPL v2 license.


Please tell us what you think! Use the forums or mailing lists. All feedback is valuable.