Main News for Engineer to the Programmer the Emulator Micro Speccy & Micro ST Archives of music Project Vortex References
1 of May 2021
  • AY Emulator v2.9 beta 27 is released. Fixed error in Z80 emulation, improved Amstrad CPC emulation (thanks to goodboy for test module). See readme.beta.txt for details, search in the Emulator section.
  • Into to the Programmer section added source code of Ay_Emul v2.9 beta 27.
24 of April 2021
  • TurboSound modules archive is updated in Music Archives section. Added/updated 24 modules. Total 269 ones now.
12 of April 2021
  • In Archives of music section Tr_Songs archive version 5.4 was released. Added or updated about 300 modules. The archive contains 26138 modules, 5516 playlists and 714 text files with additional info.
  • In Archives of music section Tr_Songs archives version 5.4+ (expanded playlists) and 5.4++ (expanded playlists and folders) were released too.
  • AY Composers List v5.4 was released. 103 records were added/updated. Can be found inside of Tr_Songs archive v5.4, v5.4+ or v5.4++.
18 of April 2020
  • In Archives of music section Tr_Songs archive version 5.3 was released. Added about 300 modules (pointed by AAA and from recent demoparties). The archive contains 25879 modules, 5270 playlists and 710 text files with additional info.
  • In Archives of music section Tr_Songs archives version 5.3+ (expanded playlists) and 5.3++ (expanded playlists and folders) were released also.
  • AY Composers List v5.3 was released. 72 records were added/updated. Can be found inside of Tr_Songs archive v5.3, v5.3+ or v5.3++.
15 of May 2019
  • Into Internet Resources added link to PT3-files player by VMW Software for an Apple II with Mockingboard.
12 of May 2019
  • TS-modules archive is updated in Music Archives section. Added/updated 35 modules. Total 245 ones now.
5 of May 2019
  • In Archives of music section Tr_Songs archive version 5.2 was released. Added about 1500 modules (continued sorting of arhives). The archive contains 25586 modules, 5125 playlists and 690 text files with additional info.
  • In Archives of music section Tr_Songs archives version 5.2+ (expanded playlists) and 5.2++ (expanded playlists and folders) were released also.
  • AY Composers List v5.2 was released. 34 records were added/updated. Can be found inside of Tr_Songs archive v5.2, v5.2+ or v5.2++.
24 of November 2018
  • Updated tool "ZX Spectrum Tracker Music Collection Analizer" in to the Programmer section (helpful for searching interformat doubles in Tr_Songs).
12 of November 2018 10 of November 2018
  • PSG-files comparer has been improved: more cases "different registers with same sound" are implemented. Download from to the Programmer section.
3 of June 2018
  • In Archives of music section Tr_Songs archive version 5.1 was released. Added about 850 modules (continued sorting of arhives, partially added Pavel Zegelman's collection). The archive contains 24157 modules, 5042 playlists and 684 text files with additional info.
  • In Archives of music section Tr_Songs archives version 5.1+ (expanded playlists) and 5.1++ (expanded playlists and folders) were released also.
  • AY Composers List v5.1 was released. About 80 records were added/updated. Can be found inside of Tr_Songs archive v5.1, v5.1+ or v5.1++.
26 of February 2018
  • AY Emulator v2.9 beta 26 is released. Fixed previous version error (PSG and EPSG files was not loaded), improved ST1 detector. See readme.beta.txt for details, search in the Emulator section.
  • Into to the Programmer section added source code of Ay_Emul v2.9 beta 26.
18 of February 2018
  • AY Emulator v2.9 beta 25 is released. You can translate interface to any language now (send me your PO-files to include into the next release version), can point SNDH's tune number in command line now, improved uncompiled ST-modules structure analizer to load slightly broken modules, and they can be detected in TRD/SCL/TAP during adding files or via tool's modules detector (saved both uncompiled and compiled variants). See readme.beta.txt for details, search in the Emulator section.
  • Into to the Programmer section added source code of Ay_Emul v2.9 beta 25.
24 of December 2017
  • In Archives of music section Tr_Songs archive version 5.0 was released. Added about 300 modules (as usualy continued sorting of arhives, into Playlists added selected collections from battleofthebits.org and sndh.atari.org, AAA had sent the most new and correction info, including info about music of ZX's ATR player). The archive contains 23353 modules, 4628 playlists and 677 text files with additional info.
  • In Archives of music section Tr_Songs archives version 5.0+ (expanded playlists) and 5.0++ (expanded playlists and folders) were released also.
  • AY Composers List v5.0 was released. About 60 records were added/updated. Can be found inside of Tr_Songs archive v5.0, v5.0+ or v5.0++.
9 of December 2017
  • AY Emulator v2.9 beta 24 is released. Thanks to Firestarter for some bugreports and featurerequests realised in the version (user font in playlist, etc). Also key-jee's request of 2005 year is implemented: added SNDH-files support (if you did not poll Micro ST project progress, you can learn more in Micro Speccy section). In Mixer window you can press Helper button to get optimal levers position for all emulated devices preamplification. See readme.beta.txt for details, search in the Emulator section.
  • Into to the Programmer section added source code of Ay_Emul v2.9 beta 24.
19 of November 2017
  • Micro ST beta version 10 is released. Download from Micro Speccy section. Better DMA-sound emulation (Quartet is played now both YM and DMA-sound versions due user's switch ST/STe), YM-mono mode added (usefull to listen digital music), minimal memory size in Atari STe mode is 1 MB now.
  • Into to the Programmer section added Micro ST beta version 10 source code.
13 of October 2017
  • AY Emulator v2.9 beta 23 is released. Added support for Sound Tracker v3.xx tag (extracted from player block and can be inserted to STC during saving, modification like with ASC and STP). Also added Sound Tracker v1.xx uncompiled modules support (ST1 file extension). See readme.beta.txt for details, search in the Emulator section.
  • Into to the Programmer section added source code of Ay_Emul v2.9 beta 23.
29 of September 2017
  • In Archives of music section Tr_Songs archive version 4.9 was released. Added about 300 modules (new revision of Virtual TR-DOS site's Sbor subsection was made and continued sorting of arhives). The archive contains 23163 modules, 4023 playlists and 675 text files with additional info.
  • In Archives of music section Tr_Songs archives version 4.9+ (expanded playlists) and 4.9++ (expanded playlists and folders) were released also. Last was generated speccially for AAA for easier playing from flashdrive on real ZX Spectrum.
  • AY Composers List v4.9 was released. More than 70 records were added/updated. Can be found inside of Tr_Songs archive v4.9, v4.9+ or v4.9++.
23 of September 2017
  • TS-modules archive is updated in Music Archives section. Added/updated 120 modules. Total 211 ones now.
9 of September 2017
  • AY Emulator v2.9 beta 22 is released. STC finder is slightly modified to search Super Sonic modules, old bug is fixed (some problems with playlist redrawing, thanks to Firestarter for report), added .TS file extension into list of supported formats, information about TS-modules added to playlist window. See readme.beta.txt for details, search in the Emulator section.
  • Into to the Programmer section added source code of Ay_Emul v2.9 beta 22.
27 of August 2017
  • AY Emulator v2.9 beta 21 is released. Main changing in ASC, ASC0 and STP loader and ripper to load or rerip incorrectly ripped modules (see Goblin's Cractro Archive). See readme.beta.txt for details, search in the Emulator section.
  • Into to the Programmer section added source code of Ay_Emul v2.9 beta 21.
14 of August 2017
  • In Internet Resources added link to Goblin's Cractro Archive. It can be interesting cause of AY-musics are ripped already and placed at corresponding intro folder.
13 of August 2017
  • In Archives of music section Tr_Songs archive version 4.8 was released. Added about 900 modules (Firestarter's music, some music from Goblin's Cracktro archive, sent by AAA, and from other sources). The archive contains 22881 modules, 3513 playlists and 666 text files with additional info.
  • In Archives of music section Tr_Songs archive version 4.8+ (expanded playlists) was released also.
  • AY Composers List v4.8 was released. More than 60 records were added/updated. Can be found inside of Tr_Songs archive v4.8 or v4.8+.
24 of June 2017
  • In Archives of music section Tr_Songs archive version 4.7 was released. Added more than 1800 modules (music from last 9 years' demoparties and from many music archives, which was sent to me by people or was found in net). The archive contains 22014 modules, 2900 playlists and 660 text files with additional info. Thanks to all who send me music and links.
  • In Archives of music section Tr_Songs archive version 4.7+ was released also. The archive contains same modules as v4.7, but all playlists was expanded, i.e. modules from playlists are duplicated in corresponding folders. Archive size and number of files are bigger, but it is useful for players without ability of loading playlists. The version was made specially for AAA.
  • AY Composers List v4.7 was released. 200 records were added/updated. Can be found inside of Tr_Songs archive v4.7 or v4.7+.
4 of May 2017
  • Vortex Tracker II v1.0 beta 19+ is released. Preferences are saved to the current user registry branch (thanks to z00m^TCG for bug-report about settings saving error in Windows 10). Download from Vortex Project section.
  • Into to the Programmer section added source code of Vortex Tracker II v1.0 beta 19+.
29 of April 2017
  • Micro ST beta version 9 is released. Download from Micro Speccy section. Main change is better MFP-timers emulation.
  • Into to the Programmer section added Micro ST beta version 9 source code.
20 of March 2017
  • Micro ST beta version 8 is released. Download from Micro Speccy section. Main change is DMA-Sound emulation.
  • Into to the Programmer section added Micro ST beta version 8 source code.
19 of January 2017
  • Micro ST beta version 7 is released. Download from Micro Speccy section. Newer MC68000 emulib version, some GEMDOS functions are emulated, 64-bit versions both for Windows and Linux available now, the most of previously silent modules from SNDH archive v4.6 are playing now.
  • Into to the Programmer section added Micro ST beta version 7 source code.
6 of January 2017
  • AY Emulator v2.9 beta 20 is released. One more bug-fix of beta 18, and also 64 bit versions (both Linux and Windows) was made. See readme.beta.txt for details, search in the Emulator section.
  • Into to the Programmer section added source code of Ay_Emul v2.9 beta 20.
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