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Soundtrakker (Musizier mit mir) was programmed by [[BSC]] and was one of the most used music tools on the CPC.
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[[Image:Soundtrakker-128k.jpg|thumb|Sountrakker 128k]]
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Soundtrakker (Musizier mit mir) from [[New Age Software|New Age Software]] was programmed by Oliver Mayer ([[BSC|BSC]]) and was one of the most used music tools on the CPC. In the UK it was distributed by [[Sentinel Software]].
  
 
There where three version released:  
 
There where three version released:  
* Soundtrakker 1.0
 
* Soundtrakker 1.1
 
* Soundtrakker 128
 
  
For [[Weeske]] there was also a specialized Version of Soundtrakker 1.0 with an extra Intro with the Weeske-Logo and a modified manual.
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*Soundtrakker 1.0
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*Soundtrakker 1.1
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*Soundtrakker 128K
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For [[Weeske|Weeske]] there was also a specialized Version of Soundtrakker 1.0 with an extra Intro with the Weeske-Logo and a modified manual.  
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Soundtrakker 1.x and Soundtrakker 128K are different in more aspects than just the amount of memory that is available. ST-128K is an improvement of ST-1.x, introducing for example additional effects. That's why a new extension (.128 instead of .sng) was introduced for the files that were created using ST-128K. The 1.x Soundtrakkers are unable to read the .128 tunes, while ST-128K is still able to read the .sng files.
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Under some circumstances ST-128K is not compatible with ST-1.x tunes. When using very short patterns in an ST-1.x song, the song can be messed up in ST-128K.
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Since its release Soundtrakker songs have been used in nearly all demos of these times. [[Tom & Jerry|Tom & Jerry]] released several song collections with a jukebox-like player. [[SymAmp|SymAmp]] allows to manage and play complete Soundtrakker songlists.
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== Reviews  ==
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*[[Amstrad Action|Amstrad Action]], issue #92 (May 1993): 93%
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*Ranked as #1 music creation program in the [[CPC Schneider International|CPC Amstrad International]] 6/7'92
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== Disc  ==
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<gallery> caption="Soundtrakker 1.1">
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Image:Sound Trakker 1.1 Disc - side B.jpg|Side B
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Image:Sound Trakker 1.1 Disc - side A.jpg|Side A
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</gallery>
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== Manuals  ==
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*[[Media:Soundtrakker-1.0.pdf|Soundtrakker manual - Weeske edition (german)]] (pdf)
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*[[Media:Sound_Trakker_1.1_Manual.pdf|Sound Trakker 1.1 (English) Manual]] (pdf)
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== Downloads  ==
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*[ftp://ftp.nvg.unit.no/pub/cpc/utils/cpc/soundtra.zip Soundtrakker DSK image (64k and 128k versions)]
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*[[Image:Soundtrakker_goodies.rar‎]] Soundtrakker plus various goodies, courtesy of CPCManiaco!
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== See also  ==
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*[http://kangaroo.cmo.de/mymusix/ Collection of ST songs composed by Kangaroo MusiQue]
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*[http://www.symbos.de/download.htm#marke3 Collection of compiled ST songs ("ST2") playable in SymbOS with SymAmp]
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*[[SymAmp|SymAmp]] (jukebox music player)
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*[http://www.grimware.org/doku.php/documentations/software/soundtrakker/start Information on the Soundtrakker at grimware.org]
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Soundtrakker 1.x and Soundtrakker 128 are different in more aspects than just the
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[[Category:Applications]] [[Category:Music and sound]] [[Category:Manual]] [[Category:Extended RAM Software]]
amount of memory that is available. ST128 is a improvement of ST1.x, introducing
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for example additional effects. That's why a new extension (.128 instead of .st)
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was introduced for the files that were created using ST128. The 1.x Soundtrakkers
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are unable to read the .128 tunes, while ST128 is still able to read the .st files.
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Latest revision as of 05:35, 5 February 2012

Sountrakker 128k

Soundtrakker (Musizier mit mir) from New Age Software was programmed by Oliver Mayer (BSC) and was one of the most used music tools on the CPC. In the UK it was distributed by Sentinel Software.

There where three version released:

  • Soundtrakker 1.0
  • Soundtrakker 1.1
  • Soundtrakker 128K

For Weeske there was also a specialized Version of Soundtrakker 1.0 with an extra Intro with the Weeske-Logo and a modified manual.

Soundtrakker 1.x and Soundtrakker 128K are different in more aspects than just the amount of memory that is available. ST-128K is an improvement of ST-1.x, introducing for example additional effects. That's why a new extension (.128 instead of .sng) was introduced for the files that were created using ST-128K. The 1.x Soundtrakkers are unable to read the .128 tunes, while ST-128K is still able to read the .sng files.

Under some circumstances ST-128K is not compatible with ST-1.x tunes. When using very short patterns in an ST-1.x song, the song can be messed up in ST-128K.

Since its release Soundtrakker songs have been used in nearly all demos of these times. Tom & Jerry released several song collections with a jukebox-like player. SymAmp allows to manage and play complete Soundtrakker songlists.

Reviews

Disc

Manuals

Downloads

See also