What Is AACS?

Accelerating the release of next-generation content.

Advanced Access Content System Licensing Administrator (AACS LA) has developed the Advanced Access Content System, a specification for managing content stored on the next generation of prerecorded and recorded optical media for consumer use with PCs and CE devices. Advanced Access Content System complements new innovations in the next-generation of optical discs, and enable consumers to enjoy next-generation content, including high-definition content.