Mark of the Unicorn

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Mark of the Unicorn
HeadquartersCambridge, Massachusetts
ProductsMusic software
Computer software
Computer hardware

Mark of the Unicorn (MOTU) is a music-related computer software and hardware supplier.[1][2] It is based in Cambridge, Massachusetts and has created music software since 1984. In the mid-1980s, Mark of the Unicorn sold productivity software and several games for the Macintosh, Atari ST, and Amiga.




  • MINCE and SCRIBBLE, an Emacs-like editor and Scribe-like text formatter for CP/M machines. MINCE was also available for the Atari ST.[3]
  • FinalWord word processor (sold and became Sprint).[citation needed]
  • Professional Composer, one of the first graphical music-notation editors.
  • Mouse Stampede, arguably the first arcade-style game available for the Apple Macintosh (1984).[citation needed]
  • Hex game for the Atari ST and Amiga computers (released in 1985).
  • The first FireWire Audio Interface for Mac and Windows.[citation needed]
  • PC/Intercomm, VT100 emulator for the Atari ST.[4]


  1. ^ PC Magazine
  2. ^ Sound on Sound
  3. ^ "Software Update". Atari Computer Enthusiasts of Columbus, Ohio Newsletter. February 1986.
  4. ^ InfoWorld Jun 16, 1986

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