AY-3-8910 / YM2149
token - aym
points - Chipist
file types - .ay .ym .snd .pt3
max filesize - 10mb
description - Sound chip found in both Atari ST & ZX Spectrum as well as Intellivision, Vectrex, MSX, Amstrad CPC, Oric 1, and more.
recommended players for playback - ay_emul & SndPlayer
- Accepted file format
- Playback (for voting)
- See also
Entry created by AY-3-8910/YM2149F soundchip
- Vortex Tracker II
(Windows) (*.snd, *.sndh, *.pt1, *.pt2, *.pt3, *.stc, *.sqt, *.asc, *.psc, *.psm, *.fls, *.gtr, *.ftc, *.fxm, *.ay) link
Too many to list at present.
Accepted file format
File format choosing rationale:
Since it's the most modern format, they allow more effects because the conscious mindset when created was pushing the hardware to its limit. Surpasses ym revision 1 through 6.
The defacto standards on the scene (cross compatible on pc/original hardware)
Surpassed BUT legacy. Saving in this for either Atari ST/ZX Spectrum is a downgrade in quality/possibilities.
They are all very playable in different OSes and computer architectures, though.
Playback (for voting)
There are plugins for both xmplay and winamp but they don't seem compliant with Vortex Tracker II exports. Fortunately the Vortex peeps have their own player :
ZX Spectrum Computer Sound Chip Emulator
(Windows) Plays back AY-3-8910 on ZX Spectrum and others.
Just Another Musicplayer
(YM2149F playback on Windows and atari)
- AY YM (soundchip)