Pata Tracker Alternatives

    Pata Tracker is described as '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)' and is a Music Production App in the Audio & Music category. There are nine alternatives to Pata Tracker for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is FamiStudio, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Pata Tracker are DefleMask (Paid), FamiTracker (Free, Open Source), 0CC-FamiTracker (Free, Open Source) and Arkos Tracker 2 (Free).

    This page was last updated Dec 19, 2020

      • FreeOpen Source
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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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      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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    1. FamiTracker is a free windows tracker for producing music for the NES/Famicom-systems. The interface is based on MadTracker and should be easy to use if you've been using trackers before.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 0.4.6, released in February 2015, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    2. 0CC-FamiTracker is a backward-compatible extension of FamiTracker that includes various bug fixes and new features that are also supported in exported NSFs.
    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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      • FreeOpen Source
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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).

      Discontinued

      Homepage not available. Development outdated.

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    5. ***IMPORTANT*** Since this is a demoscene-related synth sequencer with dirty-codeticks, your virus scanner will maybe find a false-positive-found.
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      • FreeProprietary
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      Musetracker is a NES music tracker that was originally created about 4 years ago to be used in the NES demo “High Hopes”. It was the only NES tracker supporting raw PCM samples (7-bit with 7.
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