Digital Cinema Initiatives

DCI SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS AND SPECIFICATIONS FOR DIGITAL CINEMA

DCI Releases DCI Specification, DCSS Version 1.4.4
Approved for Distribution January 3, 2024
Digital Cinema Initiatives, LLC, Member Representative Committee

 

DCSS VERSION 1.4.4

DCSS Changelog since 1.4.3

  • Permit playback of CPLs after the signing certificate has expired
  • Relax ingest and storage capacity requirements

 

The DCSS 1.4.4 is available as an online HTML edition and as a PDF file. The PDF version contains pagination and includes page numbers whereas the HTML version does not. The PDF version is considered the definitive instance of the Digital Cinema System Specification, Version 1.4.4.

There is also a redline version that compares DCSS 1.4.4 to DCSS 1.4.3, showing additions and deletions. The redline is available in an online HTML edition. Future DCSS revisions will modify the DCSS Version 1.4.4.

DOCUMENT LINKS

A permanent link to the HTML edition of the DCSS, Version 1.4.4, is:
https://documents.dcimovies.com/DCSS/42cfeb997ae72dd484f7b027547e6e0bfad43ecf/

A direct link to the PDF file of the DCSS, Version 1.4.4, is:
https://documents.dcimovies.com/DCSS/42cfeb997ae72dd484f7b027547e6e0bfad43ecf/Digital%20Cinema%20System%20Specification.pdf

A permanent link to the HTML redline of DCSS 1.4.4 and DCSS 1.4.3 is:
https://documents.dcimovies.com/DCSS/42cfeb997ae72dd484f7b027547e6e0bfad43ecf/index-diff.html

ADDENDA

These two addenda are supplements and integral to the DCSS.

DCI has released updated versions of the DV Addendum and the HDR Addendum. Changes against prior versions of the two documents are available as redline links below.

 


 

Errata for the Digital Cinema System Specification (DCSS), Version 1.4.4

Errata items continue to be evaluated and will be posted after agreement by the DCI membership that the specific erratum needs to modify the DCI Digital Cinema System Specification, Version 1.4.4.

Suggested Errata issues may be emailed to Stop Spam Image. Please include "Errata" in the subject line.