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MOD File Format

FastTracker, StarTrekker, Noise Tracker (etc.) music module file

MOD file format

MOD is a module file format used for music. The original version of this file was created in 1987 by Karsten Obarski for the Ultimate Soundtracker program on the Amiga computer. Since then, .MOD  files have been used by numerous playback programs. MOD format files can hold over 30 channels of simultaneous audio playback, and an equal number of instruments. MOD file format has also become a popular format for videos on many digital camcorders. MOD files can be used and opened by ProTracker, Scream Tracker, Fast Tracker, Impulse Tracker, and ModPlug, among others. MOD files can be converted to .AVI, .MPEG, or .WMV files using ModConverter.

MIME: audio/x-mod

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This was last updated in July 2010
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