Common Encryption in ISO based media file format

A summary note of ISO/IEC 23001–7:2016

What is “Common Encryption”?

Common Encryption specifies standard encryption and key mapping methods that can be utilized to enable decryption of the same file using different DRM and key management systems.


  • define encryption algorithms and encryption-related metadata

Don’t do

  • rights mapping, key acquisition, and storage, DRM content protection compliance…