Digital trackers

Digital trackers are trackers using samples and sometimes soundfonts, audio plugins (VST, AU or RTAS), MIDI...
Note : if you want to create chiptunes (8-bit sound) using no sample, go to Woolyss Chipmusic.

Show list of audio trackers for each plateform.

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Aodix [windows]
Free Download >>> Aodix.zip
AodixAodix is a modular tracker. 256 track multi-pattern sequencer. Virtually unlimited pattern length, intended for pattern call operation. Automation matrix. ASIO output achieving low driver latencies (1 ms).
Audio plugin support : VST, VSTi
Import : ADX | Export : ADX
MIDI support : yes

[mp3] audio demo by Axewizard (Original composed by Nick Jones)

BeRoTracker [windows]
Free Download >>> BeRoTracker.zip
BeRoTrackerBeRoTracker is a modular tracker. Illimited channel number. Drum Patterns. Cutoff, Resonance, LFO instrument envelopes. Resampling support. Piano-roll editor.
Audio plugin support : native (BTP, BTPi), VST, VSTi
Import : BRT, MOD, XM, S3M, IT, MT2, IMF, 669... | Export : BRT, MOD, XM, S3M, IT, WAV, MID
MIDI support : yes

[mp3] audio demo by Benjamin Rosseaux (aka BeRo)

Buzz [windows]
Free Download >>> Buzz.zip
BuzzJeskola Buzz is a modular software music studio environment centered around a modular plugin-based machine view and a multiple pattern sequencer tracker.
Audio plugin support : native (DLL), VST, VSTi, DXi
Import : BMX, BMW | Export : BMX, BMW
MIDI support : yes

ChibiTracker [windows/linux]
Free Download >>> ChibiTracker.zip
ChibiTrackerChibiTracker is a portable IT (Impulse Tracker) clone. It is not a 100% clone though, as it adds more features, such as chorus and reverb, stereo samples, an advanced sample editor and more. The user interface also presents some changes, as it can be custom themed and resized.
Import : MOD, IT, XM, S3M | Export : MOD, IT, XM, WAV
MIDI support : no

DreamStation 1 [windows]
Free Download >>> DreamStation_1.zip
DreamStation 1DreamStation 1 is a free standalone synth workstation which consists of an analog synthesizer module, a 32 tracks step-time sequencer, dual stereo FX processor and an eight channels stereo mixer. Also, DreamStation 2 is a shareware. It is more complex and has got a tracker too.
Audio plugin support : native
Import : DSS | Export : DSS
MIDI support : yes

[mp3] audio demo by the official website

Frinika [windows/mac/linux]
Free Download >>> Frinika.zip
FrinikaFrinika is a free, complete music workstation software for Linux, Windows, Mac OSX Tiger and other operating systems running Java 1.5 (J2SE5.0). It features sequencer, soft-synths, realtime effects and audio recording.

LittleGPTracker (The piggy, LGPT) [windows/mac/linux/gp2x/psp]
Free Download >>> LittleGPTracker_(The_piggy,_LGPT).zip,+LGPT)
LittleGPTracker (The piggy, LGPT)It implements the user interface of Little Sound Dj (LSDj) and supports 8 monophonic 16Bit/44.1Khz stereo sample playback channels.
MIDI support : yes

[mp3] audio demo by Salkin

MadTracker [windows]
Free Download >>> MadTracker.zip
MadTrackerMadTracker provides a clean and intuitive interface for a powerful and efficient approach to making music. Versatility and compatibility are guaranteed due to full VST plugins, ASIO and ReWire support, while its computer charge is minimal.
Audio plugin support : VST
Import : MT2, IT, XM, S3M, MOD, UMX | Export : MT2, XM, MOD, MIDI, WAV, OGG
MIDI support : yes

MED Soundstudio (OctaMED) [amiga/windows]
Commercial Download >>> MED_Soundstudio_(OctaMED).zip
MED Soundstudio (OctaMED)A popular audio tracker released in 1991 for Amiga : OctaMED. On Windows, this tracker was renamed as MED Soundstudio. The ZIP archive contains free and old OctaMED versions for Amiga.
Import : MED | Export : MED
MIDI support : yes

[mp3] audio demo by Legowelt

MilkyTracker [windows/mac/linux/amiga]
Free Download >>> MilkyTracker.zip
MilkyTrackerMilkyTracker is an open source, multi-platform music application for creating .MOD and .XM module files. It attempts to recreate the module replay and user experience of the popular DOS program Fasttracker 2, with special playback modes available for improved Amiga Protracker 2/3 compatibility.
Import : MOD, XM | Export : MOD, XM, WAV
MIDI support : yes

OpenMPT (Open Modplug Tracker) [windows]
OpenMPT (Open Modplug Tracker)This is the home of OpenMPT (short for Open ModPlug Tracker), a popular tracker software for Windows. Based on the original ModPlug Tracker written by Olivier Lapicque, OpenMPT supports a wide variety of module formats and offers an intuitive, native GUI as well as advanced features such as VST plugins and ASIO output.
Audio plugin support : VST
Import : MOD, IT, ITP, MPTM, XM, S3M, WAV, MI... | Export : MOD, IT, XM, S3M, MID, WAV
MIDI support : yes

ProTrekkr [windows/mac/linux/amiga]
Free Download >>> ProTrekkr.zip
ProTrekkrProTrekkr (formerly known as NoiseTrekker by Juan Antonio Arguelles Rius aka Arguru) is a tracker program combining a software synthesizer together with a traditional samples tracker which can be used to create electronic music (like psytrance, trance goa, hard acid, IDM, chip, techno, etc.) for small sized intros, demos or games. The tracker is available for Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, Amiga OS4 and AROS.
Import : PTK, MOD, FT | Export : PTK
MIDI support : yes

Psycle [windows, linux]
Free Download >>> Psycle.zip
PsyclePsycle is a tracker combined with plugin modularity. It supports its own plugin API, the VST2 plugin standard, and a tracker style sampler playback. qpsycle is the Linux version
Audio plugin support : VST (LADSPA for Linux version)
Import : PSY, MOD, S3M, XM, IT | Export : PSY, WAV
MIDI support : yes

Renoise [windows/mac/linux]
RenoiseProbably the most advanced tracker today ! It has an integrated sampler and high quality mixer. ASIO multi I/O cards support (for very low latency) with the ability to route tracks to hardware channels. Support of Rewire mode.
Audio plugin support : native (DLL), VST, VSTi, AU, RTAS, LADSPA
Import : XRNS, RNS, PTK, NTK, XM, IT, MOD, MI... | Export : XRNS, WAV
MIDI support : yes

[mp3] audio demo by Kristian Linna

reViSiT [windows, VST]
INST, Commercial
reViSiTreViSiT is a Windows VSTi plugin. This tracker needs VST host sequencer to work. It receives synchronization information directly from the host.

Schism Tracker [windows/mac/linux/freeBSD/wii/amiga/beOS]
Free Download >>> Schism_Tracker.zip
Schism TrackerSchism Tracker has been successfully built for Linux, Mac OS X, Windows, FreeBSD, AmigaOS, BeOS, and even the Nintendo Wii. Most development is done on x86 (ia32, amd64/ia32e) and ppc (both the ppc32 and ppc64 flavors). Schism will most likely build on any architecture supported by GCC4 (e.g. alpha, m68k, arm, etc.) but it will probably not be as well-optimized on many systems.
Import : IT, MID | Export : IT
MIDI support : yes

[mp3] audio demo by Delt

Skale Tracker [ms-dos/windows]
Free Download >>> Skale_Tracker.zip
Skale TrackerCompletely based on Fast Tracker 2 environment. 256 virtual channels. Old MS-DOS full screen mode or WINDOWS mode.
Audio plugin support : native, VST, VSTi
Import : SKM, MOD, XM | Export : SKM, MOD, XM, WAV
MIDI support : yes

[mp3] audio demo by Victor Vergara Lujan (aka Awesome)

SunVox [windows/mac/linux/iphone/ipad/android]
Free Download >>> SunVox.zip
SunVoxSunVox 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. SunVox is available for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Maemo, Meego, Raspberry Pi, Windows Mobile (WindowsCE), PalmOS, iOS and Android.
Import : SUNVOX, MOD, XM | Export : SUNVOX, WAV
MIDI support : yes

[mp3] audio demo by Alex Zolotov (aka NightRadio)

SVArTracker [windows]
Free Download >>> SVArTracker.zip
SVArTrackerSVArTracker is a modular tracker. It provided as freeware for private (non-commercial) or educational (including non-profit organizations) use.
Audio plugin support : native, VST, VSTi, DirectX DMO
Import : SVAR, IT, XM, S3M, MOD, MID, RMI, AM... | Export : SVAR, MID, WAV
MIDI support : yes

[mp3] audio demo by SVAr

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