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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 FamiStudio, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to FamiTracker and eight of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to FamiTracker are MilkyTracker, DefleMask, Renoise and Furnace Tracker.

FamiTracker alternatives are mainly Music Production Apps but may also be Digital Audio Workstations or Audio Editors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of FamiTracker.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows

FamiTracker is a free windows tracker for producing music for the NES/Famicom-systems. The interface is based on MadTracker...

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  1. FamiStudio icon

    FamiStudio

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Wine

    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.

    Version 1.4.0
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    MilkyTracker

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android

    MilkyTracker is an open source, multi-platform music application for creating .MOD and .XM module files.

    Main Window


  3. DefleMask icon

    DefleMask

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    A cross-platform and multi system chiptune music tracker.

    Legacy DefleMask Screeenshot 1
  4. 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.

    A song playing in Renoise 2.6 with the Matrix and Pattern displayed
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    Core tracker features, but with lots of extra, modern, affordances

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  5. Furnace Tracker icon

    Furnace Tracker

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    A multi-system chiptune tracker compatible with DefleMask modules.

    New screenshot from the GitHub page of Furnace.


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    Prototracker

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    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.

    Screenshot
  7. Arkos Tracker 2 icon

    Arkos Tracker 2

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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!

    Arkos 2: Main screen.
  8. ChibiTracker icon

    ChibiTracker

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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).

    Discontinued

    Homepage not available. Development outdated.

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