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FamiTracker Alternatives for Mac

FamiTracker is not available for Mac but there are some alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac 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 nine of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac 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.

    ⚫︎ Support for MIDIFamiStudio includes MIDI hardware and software support to record and import audio.
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    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.

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    DefleMask

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

    A cross-platform and multi system chiptune music tracker.

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  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.

    ⚫︎ Support for MIDIRenoise includes MIDI hardware and software support to record and import audio.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableRenoise is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ Support for VST PluginsRenoise support third-party Virtual Studio Technology (VST) plugins.
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    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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    Furnace Tracker

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    A multi-system chiptune tracker compatible with DefleMask modules.

    ⚫︎ PortableFurnace Tracker can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableFurnace Tracker is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
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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.

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  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!

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    Arkos 2: Main screen.
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    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).

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    Discontinued

    Homepage not available. Development outdated.

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    Pata Tracker

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows

    Pata Tracker is a simplified music tracker to compose chiptune. A tracker file (also called an Album) contain a collection of instruments and songs. A maximum of 93 instruments can be created per synthesizer (currently, there are 7 different synthesizers).

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