|Comment by: spot (188.8.131.52)||At: 05 Nov 2008, 22:47||File version: 4.3.1|
|yes, all works fine now! thanx!|
|Comment by: salass00 (184.108.40.206)||At: 05 Nov 2008, 21:31||File version: 4.3|
|The VIAD2 file should play with the new 4.3.1 version as long as you have|
unpacked the VIAD2.w file in the same place.
|Comment by: anonymous (220.127.116.11)||At: 05 Nov 2008, 21:07||File version: 4.3|
I assume you unpacked the files directly into a volume rather than into a
subdrawer? The code in mtpng that tries to get the path where the file is only
stops at a '/' character and not ':'.
|Comment by: spot (18.104.22.168)||At: 05 Nov 2008, 18:56||File version: 4.3|
|my quest to hunt down appleII guys to find out about this .w file continues..|
the email on ians homepage bounces.. i found an irc channel with a guy that knew
him, but haven't spoken to him for 18 years :D
he had this to say about the .w file, that confirms my suspicions:
Oh, in that context, it's the wavs for the audio, instruments.
The other is the sequence.
Probably either has a header, with lenghts of
each instrument or they each take a specific length.
|Comment by: spot (22.214.171.124)||At: 05 Nov 2008, 17:47||File version: 4.3|
|i searched the net to try to find out if this might be an archive with samples.|
this is all i found so far:
"Unknown Apple II File (found on Golden Orchard Apple II CD Rom)"
I will write the author of the player and ask.
|Comment by: spot (126.96.36.199)||At: 05 Nov 2008, 17:40||File version: 4.3|
|it fails to play this tune among others:|
the tune consists of two file:
The .W file seems to be the samples. mtpng can't find them. This is how the
shell output looks:
MegaTracker Player for Linux/Unix v4.3.1 [27-OCT-2000]
Written by and copyright (c) 1996-2000 Ian Schmidt.
This software comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY.
Refer to the file COPYING for details.
File identified: SoundSmith/MegaTracker
Output driver initialized
Error: unable to match filename SynBassDrum