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Bliptracker

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Bliptracker
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General
Authordan
TypeMusic
Version1.0c
Links
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Website


NDS drum machine, synth and sequencer, intended for live performance. It was previously called BEATPAD.

It is made with devkitpro.org and palib.info developer tools. Source code (GPL) – requires devkitpro r20, libdsmi, most recent palib + some minor tweaks to get it to compile against r20.

Installation

Download and extract file.

DLDI patch .nds file and copy it to the root directory of the card.

User guide

Default sounds are provided, but can be replace by 16 bit 11kHz-32kHz mono wave files named bd.wav, sn.wav, hh.wav, xx.wav, yy.wav, zz.wav. keep samples small for best performance.

Controls

Select/Start - Stop, Start

Stylus - Fire beats

D-Pad - Control sequencer

Media

DS running Bliptracker (dubMMCMXCIX)

Known issues

Tempo doesn’t stay synced, need to disconnect audio from video refresh.

Tap tempo is a bit weird.

Maximum of 15 files in file dialogs.

Bad wav files can crash bliptracker.

External links