Music Creation Software for retro consoles

Discussion in 'Other Consoles & Oldies' started by blainy, Jul 26, 2009.

Jul 26, 2009
  1. blainy
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    ok, so i am looking for audio software that use the sound chips of retro consoles. i already have a bunch of stuff on teh gamboy (lsdj, nanolop, Music) and would like to know if anythign similar exists for NES, SNES, Master System, and Genesis/megadrive. also, atari or comodore64 too..thanks for all help given..
     
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    You can use Famitracker to make your own NSF files, which is the NES audio format. It will definitely sound authentic, as it creates files that could in theory be played back on an actual NES with the right hardware.
     
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    Nearly every pice of music editing software for retro consoles and computers will come in the form of a Tracker, the birth of proper tracking goes back to the original Soundtracker on Amiga, and there are thousands of different versions for various systems, here's just a few, google for download links...


    GB + GBA - Carillion Editor & a host of others
    NDS - Nitro Tracker
    NES - A few options, & FamiTracker is just a clone of NerdTracker
    C64 - loads of options for native SID editing, recommended - GoatTracker on Windows
    Atari - again tons of options, depends on the atari model aswell, my recommendation - MaxYMiser
    Amiga - too many to mention [​IMG]
    NeoGeo - NeoTracker
    Sam Coupe - ETracker
    Amstrad CPC - Digitracker
     
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    thanks for the reccomendations guys..i should have been more specific tho, i am lookign for stuff that will work in an emulator on the DS, as i enjoy playign with audio and stuff when i am on the go.

    i am looking into a few of the recs as we speak..
     
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    check out 8bitcollective.com
     

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