FamiTracker Alternatives for Linux

    FamiTracker is not available for Linux but there are some alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is MilkyTracker, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to FamiTracker and seven of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to FamiTracker are Renoise (Paid), DefleMask (Paid), FamiStudio (Free, Open Source) and Arkos Tracker 2 (Free).

    This page was last updated Dec 19, 2020

    1. MilkyTracker is an open source, multi-platform music application for creating .MOD and .XM module files.
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    2. Renoise is a contemporary digital audio workstation (DAW) based upon the heritage and development of tracker software. Its primary use is the composition of music using sound samples, soft synths, and effects plug-ins. It is also able to interface with MIDI equipment.
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      DefleMask is a free Cross-Platform tracker for producing music for many soundchips and old school systems. DefleMask uses VGM and ROM format for all of the supported systems, this allows real hardware playing of the music created with this tracker.
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      FamiStudio is very simple music editor for the Nintendo Entertainment System or Famicom. It is designed to be easier to use than FamiTracker, but its feature set is also much more limited. It is targeted at both chiptune artists and NES homebrewers.
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    3. Arkos Tracker is the ultimate musical tool (or "Tracker") for 8/16-bit computers from the 80's, such as Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, ZX Spectrum, MSX, Oric, Apple 2, Vectrex, and SHARP MZ-700!
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      Prototracker is a fakebit chiptune tracker that uses a single-oscillator synth with 256 preset waveforms. Macros are used to create instruments and keyboard shortcuts are similar to the familiar Protracker.
    4. ChibiTracker is not currently in development but downloads are still available from Freecode (http://freecode.com/projects/chibitracker) & SourceForge (https://sourceforge.net/projects/chibitracker.berlios).

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      Homepage not available. Development outdated.

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