ST Sound Advance GBA

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ST-Sound Advance
AuthorArnaud Carre (Leonard/OXYGENE)
Last Updated2001/10/07
TypeMusic Apps

ST-Sound advance is an advanced sound emulator running on GameBoy Advance system.


  • 240 famous ATARI-ST games tunes.
  • 33 AMIGA Future-Composer tunes.
  • Yamaha YM2149 soundchip emulator.
  • AMIGA Paula soundchip emulator.

User guide

Playlist mode:

  • SHUFFLE - Tunes are randomly ordered.
  • SEQUENT - Tunes are sequentially ordered.

Song Length mode:

  • COMPLETE - The tune is played until the end.
  • 20 SEC - Tune is finished after 20 seconds

Please note the shuffle mode is a real one. That is, all tunes are played (no tune is played two times). If you let the shuffle mode, you get real 9 hours and 56 minutes of no repeat sound.


Up/Down - Scroll in song list

A - Play selected song

B - Skip to next song

Select - Change Playlist mode (Shuffle, Sequent)

Start - Change Song Length mode (Complete, 20 sec)

L+R - See the CPU load

Note that Start and Select have to be pressed twice in order to change the current mode.


It runs on GBA emulators and real hardware (best usage with real hardware and headphones).

For emulator, Boycott-Advance is recommended (switching the "Auto framekip" option ON).



  • Jochen Hippel (Madmax/TEX). He mades almost all the tunes on ATARI. Even if some of them are C64 convert, he really made theses tunes running on the YM2149 soundchip.
  • LAP.
  • An Cool.
  • Various AMIGA composers.

Main programming:

  • Arnaud Carré (Leonard/OXYGENE).
  • Main demo.
  • Yamaha YM2149 soundchip emulator.
  • AMIGA Paula soundchip emulator.
  • Future-Composer 1.3 and 1.4 music driver.

Additional help:

  • M-Coder (Universal Jochen Hippel music driver).
  • James Boulton (Technical help about GBA low level sound system).


  • Nicolas Simon (Mon/OXYGENE).
  • Various old AMIGA artists.

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