Software artefacts creating creative space

Results of various research projects in the music business

CRD Viewer

The CRD Viewer is a Windows-based tool for viewing, analysing and converting CRD files according to the CRD v2.2 specification.

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CWR Validator

The CWR Validator is a tool for windows validating CWR files according to the CWR v2.1 specification revision 7.

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Music Business Data Parser

The Music Business Data Parser toolset allows for quick and flexible generation of CWR and CRD parsers. It supports different target programming languages like Javascript, PHP and Java.

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Setlist Platform "Musikfolgen"

This web application simplifies the management of live performance information and related data for submission to collecting societies.

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Society Statement Checker

The Society Statement Checker is a tool for IT-supported checking of GEMA NA Statements (NA = Nutzungsaufstellungen) and concert lists provided by the artist/publisher.

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Statistics

With the help of these web tools, statistics of European collecting societies (CCS) for music copyrights can be explored interactively and comparatively.

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Updated international CCS-Statistics

We updated the statistics for the international economics of European CCS. The objective was to eliminate distortions due to different reporting periods and different sources of income.

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New Version of CWR-Validator and removment of download restriction

We are very pleased to have released a new version of the CWR Validator. New features include notification when a new version is available (to better accommodate our irregular update cycles), integration of the latest CISAC sender codes, and two small usability improvements.

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Bugfix releases for CRD-Viewer and CWR-Validator

We have released version v0.3.7843 of the CRD-Viewer as well as version v0.5.7842 of the CWR-Validator. Both address a few bugfixes regarding date handling.

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