J. River is a leading developer of connectivity,
Internet and e-commerce software. Since 1981, the company has
developed software solutions to help organizations meet their
business goals by providing innovative technologies that enable
In 1999 J. River launched MUSIC EXCHANGE software - a complete
m-commerce solution for record labels and on-line music retailers.
Music Exchange automates the sale and distribution of music over
the Internet. It provides content owners with a simple, secure
mechanism for creating, promoting, selling and licensing music
on-line, while providing consumers with easy, legal access to
Built-in security and integrated Digital Rights Management make
it an ideal solution for organizations that want to protect their
rights while pursuing digital commerce. Also, the flexible, modular
design of Music Exchange technology means that it can be customized
to implement individual Internet strategies for partner organizations.
Collectively, these modules provide a complete and flexible e-commerce
solution for business, including simple and secure ordering, permanent
content encryption, secure content distribution, easy additive
licensing, and a comprehensive customer database.
Music Exchange is the only open technology designed to serve the
recording, video, software and publication industries as an open
standard for secure sales, distribution and licensing of digital
files. J. River drew on its experience with connectivity, electronic
licensing, security, and secure software e-commerce to design
and develop this revolutionary software.
J. River's mission for Music Exchange is to provide the best end-to-end
technology to facilitate digital delivery of music and other digital
media with a complete system that protects content, upholds the
rights and integrity of content owners and artists, and provides
the consumer with simple and legal access to high-quality music.
Established in 1981, J. River, Inc. is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.