Converting SNDH to YM dump 4 playing on ZX Spectrum

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Converting SNDH to YM dump 4 playing on ZX Spectrum

Postby newart » Thu Oct 15, 2009 8:58 pm

I am doing a demo and want to play music with Atari in foramate SNDH on ZX Spectrum.

To do this I need to get a dump of registers, as it can be done? Are there some tools? :coffe:

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Re: Converting SNDH to YM dump 4 playing on ZX Spectrum

Postby Mug UK » Thu Oct 15, 2009 9:34 pm

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Re: Converting SNDH to YM dump 4 playing on ZX Spectrum

Postby newart » Thu Oct 15, 2009 10:10 pm

Mug UK wrote:Try this thread?

viewtopic.php?f=18&t=16595

hm, .snd = .sndh?

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Re: Converting SNDH to YM dump 4 playing on ZX Spectrum

Postby Mug UK » Fri Oct 16, 2009 5:41 am

Just realised that you want a SNDH to YM and not the other way around - was tired last night and didn't read the post correctly. My apologies. :oops:

There's a Speccy musician on here somewhere - wonder if he knows more - look for "yerzmyey" on this forum.
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Re: Converting SNDH to YM dump 4 playing on ZX Spectrum

Postby yerzmyey » Mon Oct 19, 2009 9:13 pm

Hi there.

It was made by Patisoners.
http://pouet.net/prod.php?which=11147

Sadly I don't have their e'mails.
Write me, I'll give You Factor6's address - probably he knows the guys better.

Btw, F6 wrote: "The project stopped as there are some real limitations of playing SidSound tunes on Speccy, like there can be used only one channel for SidSound (many SidSound ST tunes use SidSound effect in more that 1 channel). We could just hope the author returns to the project one day".

I didn't know that, btw. I thought they managed to play all 3 SidSound channels with 3,5Mhz CPU.
Ah, well.
http://ym-digital.i-demo.pl/ ATARI 520ST music-band
http://ay-riders.speccy.cz/ ZX Spectrum music-band
http://yerzmyey.i-demo.pl/ ZX/A500/A1200/ST/XL music
https://soundcloud.com/yerzmyey ZX/A500/A1200/ST/STE/F030 music
http://z80.i-demo.pl/ MP3 archive of Z80 chip music
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Re: Converting SNDH to YM dump 4 playing on ZX Spectrum

Postby Factor6 » Thu Jan 21, 2010 11:00 am

yerzmyey wrote:Hi there.

It was made by Patisoners.
http://pouet.net/prod.php?which=11147

Sadly I don't have their e'mails.
Write me, I'll give You Factor6's address - probably he knows the guys better.

Btw, F6 wrote: "The project stopped as there are some real limitations of playing SidSound tunes on Speccy, like there can be used only one channel for SidSound (many SidSound ST tunes use SidSound effect in more that 1 channel). We could just hope the author returns to the project one day".

I didn't know that, btw. I thought they managed to play all 3 SidSound channels with 3,5Mhz CPU.
Ah, well.


It's not possible to play all 3 channels with SID. It's too big job for the Spectrum as it doesn't have a CTC.
However, I'm still looking for good (at best linux commandline) tool for converting .SND(H) to .YM.
The .YM is the only format which contains all the YM registers and it's needed if one want to play YM SID sound on the ZX.

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