SoundTracker (Unix)

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Original author(s)Michael Krause
Stable release / 2021-06-16
Written inC
Operating systemX11/Unix

SoundTracker is a free tracker for Unix-like operating systems running X Window System for composing music to be saved in module files.


Its name is a tribute to the 1987 Amiga program Ultimate Soundtracker which is regarded as the first program of this type, while its user interface mostly resembles and indeed functionally mimics Fast Tracker,[1] one of many popular MS-DOS-based audio trackers, supporting saving in its file formats. It generally renders playback using the OpenCP (à la Cubic Player) engine. Initially SoundTracker had used GTK+ (version 1) as its widget toolkit, modern versions (since 1.0.0) use GTK+ 2. For many years, SoundTracker was one of the very few mature audio trackers available for Unix-like operating systems.


  1. ^ Matsuoka, Claudio (2007-11-04). "Tracker History Graphing Project". Retrieved 2011-01-29.

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