OpenMPT ~ Discover The Music Inside…


OpenMPT is a powerful audio application that makes writing music fun, easy and efficient.

OpenMPT (shorthand for Open ModPlug Tracker) is completely free and allows you to create and play back some great music on your computer. Based on the original ModPlug Tracker written by Olivier Lapicque, OpenMPT is free software, can import a wide variety of module formats and offers an intuitive, native GUI as well as advanced features such as VST plugins and ASIO output.

In addition to its own song format, OpenMPT can natively edit Impulse Tracker, FastTracker, Scream Tracker and ProTracker module files.

openmpt

openmpt.org
source.openmpt.org
github.com/OpenMPT/openmpt
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OpenMPT

OpenMPT based module player library and libopenmpt based command-line player:

  • libopenmpt is a cross-platform C++ and C library to decode tracked music files (modules) [wikipedia] into a raw PCM audio stream.
  • openmpt123 is a cross-platform command-line or terminal based module file player.

libopenmpt is based on the player code of the OpenMPT project (Open ModPlug Tracker). In order to avoid code base fragmentation, libopenmpt is developed in the same source code repository as OpenMPT.

libopenmpt ships with plugins for 3 popular Windows audio players already included:

  • xmp-openmpt is a plugin based on libopenmpt for XMPlay.
  • in_openmpt is an input plugin based on libopenmpt for WinAMP 2.x or later compatible players.
  • foo_openmpt is a component based on libopenmpt for foobar2000.

lib.openmpt.org/libopenmpt

XMPlay ~ Extensible Windows Player


XMPlay is an audio player, supporting the OGG / MP3 / MP2 / MP1 / WMA / AAC / MP4 / WAV / AIFF / CDA / MO3 / IT / XM / S3M / MTM / MOD / UMX audio formats, PLS / M3U / ASX / WAX / CUE playlists, and ZIP archives. A load more audio and archive file formats are also supported via plugins.

When XMPlay was first released in 1998, only the XM file format was supported, hence the name “XMPlay”.

www.xmplay.com
support.xmplay.com
ssz.bitbucket.io (Input & Archive plugins)

ZX Spectrum ~ Computer Sound Chip Emulator


This is Windows or Linux program, designed for playing music for AY-3-8912 sound chip (or its analogs are AY-3-8910 and YM2149F). Emulator emulates these sound chips and does not require real ones. Additionally emulator can play CD’s audio tracks and MIDI-files. Optional BASS by Ian Luck can be used for playing MP3 and MOD music.

bulba.untergrund.net/emulator_e

The Mod Archive ~ Mod Music Repository


An internet repository for permanent storage of quality music modules from the tracking and demo scene. The Mod Archive began collecting music modules back in 1996. Since then, it has grown and become one of the largest and oldest collections online, thanks to the artists that contributed to The Mod Archive and the Public Domain in general.

modarchive.org

Mikmod Sound System ~ Cross-platform Game Audio


Mikmod is a module player and library supporting many formats, including mod, s3m, it, and xm. Originally a player for MS-DOS, MikMod has been ported to other platforms, such as Unix, Macintosh, BeOS, and Java(!!)

mikmod

mikmod.sourceforge.net/
sourceforge.net/projects/mikmod/

M1 ~ Mac Arcade Music Player


M1 plays the music from arcade games by running the code in the original ROMs (not supplied). This allows entirely authentic playback of classic video game tunes while you work. M1 does not play music from console and computer games; for that you should use Audio Overload.

m1

https://www.bannister.org

VUPlayer ~ Multi-Featured Windows Player


VUPlayer is a freeware multi-format audio player for Windows
supporting the following formats:

  • MOD – Sound / Noise / ProTracker
  • MTM – MultiTracker
  • S3M – ScreamTracker
  • XM – FastTracker
  • IT – ImpulseTracker
  • MO3 – MO3 Packer
  • MP3 – MPEG Audio
  • MP4 – QuickTime MPEG-4 (AAC / Apple Lossless)
  • MPC – Musepack
  • OGG – Ogg Vorbis
  • FLAC – Free Lossless Audio Codec
  • APE – Monkey’s Audio
  • WV – WavPack
  • AIFF – Audio Interchange File Format
  • WMA – Windows Media Audio
  • WAV – Windows PCM / ACM
  • MIDI – Musical Instrument Digital Interface
  • CD – Audio CD

vuplayer

www.vuplayer.com