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Extended 669 Format
 

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  1. Information about the Extended 669 format
  2. Restrictions on submitting a Extended 669 module
  3. Effects used for the Extended 669 format
  4. Tools and Trackers used for the Extended 669 format
  5. Accepted file format
  6. Playback (for voting)
  7. See also

Information about the Extended 669 format




The Extended 669 format, is a format that made improvements on the former 669 Format; mainly adding new effects and support for 44kHZ samples instead of the limitation of 22kHZ in the vanilla 669 Format; it consist of sampled tracked music up to 8 channels first implemented in 1994 by Jason Nunn on his Unis 669 tracker.

This extended version of the 669 format may have the next header on its first 2 bytes on the module: JN


Restrictions on submitting a Extended 669 module




The max size of each sample/instrument must not surpass 1 MByte.

They file must be 128 patterns long at most, with a maximum of 64 rows each one.

The samples must not exceed 44 kHZ.

Effects used for the Extended 669 format




Axx - Portamento up.

Bxx - Portamento down.

Cxx - Port to note.

Dxx - Frequency adjust.

Exx - Frequency vibrato.

Note: if you set any of those effects with a value of 00, all the effects in that row may be cancelled and the notes that comes next may be played normally

Fxx - Set tempo.

F0x - Super Fast Tempo.

Gnx - Balance fine slide.
n Subcommand:
0 - Balance fine slide Left.
1 - Balance fine slide Right.

Hxx - Slot Retrig.


Tools and Trackers used for the Extended 669 format




- Unis 669 for MS-DOS operative systems


Accepted file format




.669


Playback (for voting)




- Unis 669 for MS-DOS operative systems

- foobar2000 (Windows)

- Droidsound-E (Enhanced version) (Android)


See also




- Unis 669, Composer 669 and general 669 and extended 669 format documentation.

- Tracker

- Demo Scene

 
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