SoundBox Alternatives

    SoundBox is described as 'tool for composing synthetic music, in your browser. Its design is basically that of a music tracker, which means that the music is organized in tracks and patterns'. There are more than 10 alternatives to SoundBox, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, iPhone and iPad. The best alternative is OpenMPT, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to SoundBox are SunVox (Freemium), MilkyTracker (Free, Open Source), Renoise (Paid) and Schism Tracker (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Dec 19, 2020

    1. OpenMPT (short hand for Open ModPlug Tracker) is a popular tracker software for Windows. OpenMPT is completely free and allows you to create and play back some great music on your computer.
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    2. SunVox is a small, fast and powerful modular synthesizer with pattern based sequencer (tracker). It is a tool for those people who like to compose music wherever they are, whenever they wish. On any device.
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    3. MilkyTracker is an open source, multi-platform music application for creating .MOD and .XM module files.
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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.
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    5. Schism Tracker is a free reimplementation of Impulse Tracker, a program used to create high quality music without the requirements of specialized, expensive equipment, and with a unique "finger feel" that is difficult to replicate in part.
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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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    6. BassoonTracker is a web-based, mod music tracker in JavaScript. It plays and edits 4-channel Amiga Mod files.
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    7. 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.

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      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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      guys its in the ubuntu repo also not only windows
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    8. Psycle is a Music tracker (like FastTracker 2 or Impulse Tracker) combined with plugin modularity. It supports its own plugin API, the VST2 plugin standard, and a tracker style sampler playback.
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    9. 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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