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vgm (format)
 

.VGM File Format
 

 
Token:
vgm
 
Point Type:
 
File Types:
 
Max Filesize:
10mb
 
Description:
time based write log to various primitive audio chips
::|CONTENTS
  1. Tools
  2. Accepted file format
  3. Playback (for voting)
  4. Render to MP3
  5. See also
VGM (Video Game Music) is a sample-accurate sound logging format for several video game systems.

Tools



There are a lot of different tools capable of exporting .vgm, each supporting a different set of sound chips/systems. Examples include (but are not limited to):

- DefleMask Tracker: multiple sound chips
- Furnace Tracker: multiple sound chips, including multiple in one track
- SnevenTracker: SMS/SN76489
- OpenMPT: AdLib/OPL
- XPMCK: multiple sound chips
- 0CC-LLTracker: YM2413/OPLL
- BambooTracker: YM2608/OPNA, YM2612/OPN2, YM2203/OPN, AY-3-8910/YM2149

VGM file spec


Accepted file format



- .vgm
- .vgz (compressed .vgm - uses .gz compression format )

Playback (for voting)



- VGMPlay


Render to MP3



VGMPlay supports logging sound to wav. You can simply convert it to .mp3 afterwards with a tool of your choice.

See also



Format