English Amiga Board


Go Back   English Amiga Board > Requests > request.Music

 
 
Thread Tools
Old 21 April 2018, 15:10   #1
Enverex
Fantasy Man!

Enverex's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: UK
Posts: 1,326
Lightbulb MaxTrax / MXTX Player

I remember having nightmares finding something to convert this format long ago, but I'm almost certain that on my music conversion server I managed to get UADE working with the MaxTrax EaglePlayer and used that for conversion because I've (at some point) converted A-Train.

Now for whatever reason, that no-longer works. UADE itself still works, but during playback it will bail out with...

Code:
Illegal instruction: 4afc at 00001306
uade warning: Song ended prematurely due to error: score crashed
... but only on MXTX files, other formats are fine so it must be the EaglePlayer for this format specifically.

Anyway, my question to you guys is: Does anyone know how to either fix UADE/EaglePlayer so that it doesn't crash out on this format, or alternatively know of another media player which can play this format? (with export functionality as I need to convert them).

Thanks.
Enverex is offline  
AdSense AdSense  
Old 21 April 2018, 16:24   #2
meynaf
son of 68k
meynaf's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Lyon / France
Age: 45
Posts: 2,795
There is a Delitracker player for it. I remember having modified it for DT2's noteplayer interface (which UADE perhaps still does not support) and correct tempo for Kyrandia songs.

Now it depends on what kind of "export" you want exactly...
meynaf is online now  
Old 21 April 2018, 18:54   #3
Don_Adan
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Warsaw/Poland
Age: 49
Posts: 937
Quote:
Originally Posted by Enverex View Post
I remember having nightmares finding something to convert this format long ago, but I'm almost certain that on my music conversion server I managed to get UADE working with the MaxTrax EaglePlayer and used that for conversion because I've (at some point) converted A-Train.

Now for whatever reason, that no-longer works. UADE itself still works, but during playback it will bail out with...

Code:
Illegal instruction: 4afc at 00001306
uade warning: Song ended prematurely due to error: score crashed
... but only on MXTX files, other formats are fine so it must be the EaglePlayer for this format specifically.

Anyway, my question to you guys is: Does anyone know how to either fix UADE/EaglePlayer so that it doesn't crash out on this format, or alternatively know of another media player which can play this format? (with export functionality as I need to convert them).

Thanks.
MaxTrax player used audio.device. I dont think that UADE can handle audio.device. Same like Deliplayer.
Don_Adan is offline  
Old 21 April 2018, 19:40   #4
Enverex
Fantasy Man!

Enverex's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: UK
Posts: 1,326
Quote:
Originally Posted by meynaf View Post
Now it depends on what kind of "export" you want exactly...
Basically to export the track as raw WAV audio (not extracting samples or anything like that).

Quote:
Originally Posted by Don_Adan View Post
MaxTrax player used audio.device. I dont think that UADE can handle audio.device. Same like Deliplayer.
That's what I saw when I looked into the Eagleplayer for the format.

I just wish I could remember how I did this before given the fact that nothing (on PC) appears to be able to play them at the moment.
Enverex is offline  
Old 21 April 2018, 20:38   #5
meynaf
son of 68k
meynaf's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Lyon / France
Age: 45
Posts: 2,795
Quote:
Originally Posted by Enverex View Post
Basically to export the track as raw WAV audio (not extracting samples or anything like that).
Delitracker2 on the Amiga can do this, thru the 14bit-noteplayer (the one from Chris Hodges).

If you prefer Deliplayer on the pc, then you can try my ntp converted player.
It's available here (as well as other players). Maybe it will work on dp, maybe not.
meynaf is online now  
Old 21 April 2018, 21:02   #6
Enverex
Fantasy Man!

Enverex's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: UK
Posts: 1,326
Deliplayer seems to natively play them but it's rather janky and seems to want me to find the sample file every single time a file is played which is a bit silly. Anyways, it plays the right channel but not the left so that doesn't quite work.

I can't try your players as I literally cannot find a single program to open LZX archives on Windows (or Linux) these days.
Enverex is offline  
Old 21 April 2018, 22:17   #7
kgc210
Registered User

 
Join Date: Jun 2016
Location: Stoke-On-Trent, England
Posts: 387
Quote:
Originally Posted by Enverex View Post
I can't try your players as I literally cannot find a single program to open LZX archives on Windows (or Linux) these days.
I know it's long winded but you can use a setup on WinUAE an extract it to a PC folder
kgc210 is offline  
Old 27 April 2018, 10:45   #8
GraveR
Registered User

 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: The Netherlands
Posts: 37
To extract LZX on a modern machine, you could try unar, it's free and is for modern OSes, like Linux, Windows, and MacOS.

https://theunarchiver.com/command-line
GraveR is offline  
Old 27 April 2018, 19:08   #9
mai
Moderator
mai's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Stendal/Germany
Age: 50
Posts: 4,725
Quote:
Originally Posted by Enverex View Post
Deliplayer seems to natively play them but it's rather janky and seems to want me to find the sample file every single time a file is played which is a bit silly. Anyways, it plays the right channel but not the left so that doesn't quite work.
Indeed, if i remember correctly Deliplayer for PC was able to play MaxTrax format, but cant check it anymore because i have not installed Deliplayer for PC anymore for Incompatibility with newer Windows Systems reasons.
mai is offline  
Old 28 April 2018, 01:14   #10
DrBong
HOL / AMR Team Member

DrBong's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2001
Location: Australia
Posts: 2,251
Quote:
Originally Posted by Enverex View Post
I can't try your players as I literally cannot find a single program to open LZX archives on Windows (or Linux) these days.
Quote:
Originally Posted by GraveR View Post
To extract LZX on a modern machine, you could try unar, it's free and is for modern OSes, like Linux, Windows, and MacOS.

https://theunarchiver.com/command-line
No need to mess with command line tools. Much easier to use something like Universal Extractor with a nice GUI that supports lzx plus a bunch of other obscure formats, as well as all the usual suspects (zip, rar, 7z etc.).

https://bioruebe.com/dev/uniextract/
DrBong is offline  
AdSense AdSense  
 


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
BZR Player - a new music player for Win bLAZER Retrogaming General Discussion 946 03 May 2018 20:23
Music-X MaXTraX help Cobe support.Apps 2 04 January 2015 23:31
LD Player AnnaWu request.UAE Wishlist 9 07 October 2014 17:20
FAT Player MikMod v5 (amiga mod player for Nintendo DS) spajdr Amiga scene 0 14 August 2008 21:55
MaxTrax / Music-X Jerry request.Apps 8 21 August 2007 00:31

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT +2. The time now is 22:16.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
Page generated in 0.07250 seconds with 15 queries