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== Link Dump ==
 
== Link Dump ==
=== Misc ===
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=== Audio ===
==== Audio ====
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*http://amp.dascene.net/ -- Amiga Music Preservation
 
*http://amp.dascene.net/ -- Amiga Music Preservation
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*http://audiocogs.org/codecs/ -- JavaScript-based audio decoding
 
*http://audiocogs.org/codecs/ -- JavaScript-based audio decoding
 
*http://www.ccarh.org/publications/books/cm/vol/12/ -- Computing in Musicology
 
*http://www.ccarh.org/publications/books/cm/vol/12/ -- Computing in Musicology
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*http://adlib.wave460.net/trackers.html - loadsa trackers
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*http://www.kolumbus.fi/sami.wilenius/fmking.htm - FM-Kingtracker
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*ftp://ftp.modland.com/pub/documents/format_identifiers.txt - Format Identifiers
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*ftp://ftp.modland.com/pub/documents/adlib_formats.txt - Adlib Formats
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*ftp://ftp.modland.com/pub/documents/format_documentation/ - Format Documentation (loads of it!)
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*http://www.astercity.net/~malf/trackers.html - Some adlib trackers here
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*http://adplug.sourceforge.net/ - AdPlug
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*http://archive.cs.uu.nl/pub/MIDI/DOC/Music-Formats
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*http://dhs.nu/files.php?t=digieditor - a bunch of Atari ST/TT/Falcon trackers
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*http://amigamusic.tripod.com/index.html - Amiga Music Collection
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*http://www.anttilehtonen.net/amigamusic/ - Amiga Music Collection 2009 Edition
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*http://asle.free.fr/prowiz/- Prowizard for PC
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*https://lithcore.cn/2318 - PC98 PMD music file format
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*https://sfzformat.com/ - loads of info on the SFZ virtual musical instrument format
  
==== Documents ====
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=== Documents ===
  
 
*http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj712081(v=prot.20).aspx - Microsoft Technical Documents
 
*http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj712081(v=prot.20).aspx - Microsoft Technical Documents
 
*http://www.tamurajones.net/OfficeFileFormats.xhtml - Office File Formats
 
*http://www.tamurajones.net/OfficeFileFormats.xhtml - Office File Formats
  
==== Games ====
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=== Games ===
  
 
*https://github.com/DC37/Super-Mario-Paint - Super Mario Paint
 
*https://github.com/DC37/Super-Mario-Paint - Super Mario Paint
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*http://www.wotsit.org/list.asp?fc=9 - Wotsit.org - Game Files
 
*http://www.wotsit.org/list.asp?fc=9 - Wotsit.org - Game Files
  
==== Retrocomputing ====
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=== Retrocomputing ===
  
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*http://amos.pspuae.com/ - AMOS Factory
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*http://alvyn.sourceforge.net/amos_file_formats.html - AMOS file formats
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*http://www.amigacoding.com/index.php/AMOS:File_Formats - as above
 
*http://www.amigacoding.com/index.php/Main_Page
 
*http://www.amigacoding.com/index.php/Main_Page
 
*http://atariki.krap.pl/index.php/Kategoria:Formaty_plik%C3%B3w - Atari file formats (Polish)
 
*http://atariki.krap.pl/index.php/Kategoria:Formaty_plik%C3%B3w - Atari file formats (Polish)
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*http://oldmachinery.blogspot.co.uk/2012/01/panasonic-jr200u-tape-file-format.html -- Panasonic JR200U tape file format
 
*http://oldmachinery.blogspot.co.uk/2012/01/panasonic-jr200u-tape-file-format.html -- Panasonic JR200U tape file format
 
*http://oldmachinery.blogspot.co.uk/2012/02/panasonic-jr200u-tape-wave-generation.html -- Panasonic JR200u tape wave generation
 
*http://oldmachinery.blogspot.co.uk/2012/02/panasonic-jr200u-tape-wave-generation.html -- Panasonic JR200u tape wave generation
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*http://yescrew.atari.org/eng/products.htm
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*ftp://ftp.cs.tu-berlin.de/pub/amiga/aminet/docs/ - Aminet docs
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*http://www.amiga-stuff.com/crunchers-id.html - Overview of used IDs for crunched files
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*http://bitsavers.trailing-edge.com/pdf/advancedComputerDesign/acd_format.txt - Documentation of the ACD UCSD III file format
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*http://www.bitsavers.org/pdf/ampex/Recording_Media_Archiving_Attributes_Nov79.pdf - AMPEX Corporation report from 1979 on archival of magnetic storage media
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*https://www.pagetable.com/?p=1471 - details the file format for the geoWrite WYSIWYG text editor for C64
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*http://recoil.sourceforge.net/ - Retro Computer Image Library
  
==== Other / Oddities ====
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=== Other / Oddities ===
  
 
*http://paulbourke.net/dataformats/ - loads of format info, mostly for 3D models
 
*http://paulbourke.net/dataformats/ - loads of format info, mostly for 3D models
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*http://www.hakaimagazine.com/article-short/navigating-sticky-situation -- navigational charts from the Marshall Islands
 
*http://www.hakaimagazine.com/article-short/navigating-sticky-situation -- navigational charts from the Marshall Islands
 
*http://samples.mplayerhq.hu/ - massive amounts of samples of all sorts of different media files
 
*http://samples.mplayerhq.hu/ - massive amounts of samples of all sorts of different media files
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*https://www1.cs.fau.de/filepool/gruhn/pagefile.pdf -- Windows NT pagefile.sys analysis
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*http://www.obsoletemedia.org/welcome/donate/ -- Museum of Obsolete Media's wanted page, some interesting stuff here for physical media formats
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*https://github.com/3MFConsortium - 3MF Consortium specifications, sample files and documentation (3D printing)
  
===== Chinese Telegraph Code =====
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==== Chinese Telegraph Code ====
 
*http://www.scribd.com/doc/266247680/Chinese-telegram-1978
 
*http://www.scribd.com/doc/266247680/Chinese-telegram-1978
 
*http://www.njstar.com/tools/telecode/
 
*http://www.njstar.com/tools/telecode/
 
*http://cryptiana.web.fc2.com/code/chinese_e.htm
 
*http://cryptiana.web.fc2.com/code/chinese_e.htm
  
=== AMOS ===
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==== Transport Related ====
*http://amos.pspuae.com/ - AMOS Factory
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*http://alvyn.sourceforge.net/amos_file_formats.html - AMOS file formats
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*http://www.amigacoding.com/index.php/AMOS:File_Formats - as above
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=== Atari ===
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* http://yescrew.atari.org/eng/products.htm
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=== Trackers ===
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*http://adlib.wave460.net/trackers.html - loadsa trackers
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*http://www.kolumbus.fi/sami.wilenius/fmking.htm - FM-Kingtracker
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*ftp://ftp.modland.com/pub/documents/format_identifiers.txt - Format Identifiers
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*ftp://ftp.modland.com/pub/documents/adlib_formats.txt - Adlib Formats
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*ftp://ftp.modland.com/pub/documents/format_documentation/ - Format Documentation (loads of it!)
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*http://www.astercity.net/~malf/trackers.html - Some adlib trackers here
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*http://adplug.sourceforge.net/ - AdPlug
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*http://archive.cs.uu.nl/pub/MIDI/DOC/Music-Formats
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http://dhs.nu/files.php?t=digieditor - a bunch of Atari ST/TT/Falcon trackers
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=== Amiga ===
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*http://amigamusic.tripod.com/index.html - Amiga Music Collection
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*http://www.anttilehtonen.net/amigamusic/ - Amiga Music Collection 2009 Edition
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*http://asle.free.fr/prowiz/- Prowizard for PC
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*ftp://ftp.cs.tu-berlin.de/pub/amiga/aminet/docs/ - Aminet docs
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*http://www.amiga-stuff.com/crunchers-id.html - Overview of used IDs for crunched files
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=== Transport Related ===
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* http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terrestrial_Trunked_Radio - TETRA
 
* http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terrestrial_Trunked_Radio - TETRA
 
* http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GSM-R - GSM-R
 
* http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GSM-R - GSM-R

Latest revision as of 10:42, 23 September 2020

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[edit] About Me

I'm interested in all sorts of things - I have a broad, but not deep knowledge of all sorts of odd stuff. Unlike a few people I've seen here, I have no formal qualifications or professional background in library sciences or archival - I'm just a bloke who happens to be interested in this stuff. Consequently, you'll notice that my posts tend to be somewhat low on technical info. I guess my main role here will be to create a basic skeletal structure for as many formats as possible - brief description, links to specs (where available), useful software, etc. - and leave that for people smarter and more knowledgeable than myself to add to.

I have very limited time to do this at the moment, as a recent move has left me without internet access at home, so I do what I can in breaks from work. I apologise in advance for information put in the wrong place, incorrectly formatted pages, etc. --Halftheisland (talk) 20:30, 9 November 2012 (UTC)

[edit] Chat

Talk to me here! I'll do my best to answer --Halftheisland (talk) 20:30, 9 November 2012 (UTC)

I realise the Mario Paint stuff seems kinda weird but I love stumbling across these weird little subcultures. --Halftheisland (talk) 20:30, 9 November 2012 (UTC)

Specialization is not a vice! --Jason Scott (talk) 21:45, 29 October 2012 (UTC)


[edit] Current To-Do

The directory structure of the Modland FTP has changed. /pub/trackers/ and /pub/players are now under /pub/software/.... time to change a whole bunch of articles - This should now be done for all existing pages with Modland links

Audio: Bringing over the list of file formats from UnExoticA DONE

Adding basic info to PSF and daughter formats. DONE

Disambiguation pages for RAW (RAW (Adlib), RAW (Sample) DONE

Investigate Jeskola Buzz clones - Psycle, Buzztard, Jacker, libzzub, Armstrong, Buzz RMX, Neil, Sunvox

add stuff from here - http://vocaloid.wikia.com/wiki/Category:Browse

and here - http://wiibrew.org/wiki/Category:File_formats

and here - http://wiki.amigaos.net/index.php/Main_Page

loads of potentially useful stuff here - http://amigan.1emu.net/links/

more amiga stuff - http://lclevy.free.fr/amiga/formats.html

Find out the correct place for Microsoft Office Themes (THMX) - doesn't seem like they belong in Document

and the same for Microsoft Access Record-Locking Information (LACCDB)

Microsoft InfoPath formats XSN - Web Brower Form Template (2010), Filler Form Template (2010), Web Brower Form Template (2007), Filler Form Template (2007), Form Template (2003)

The sample formats supported by Imago Wave are interesting - I'm familiar with WAV and RAW but not IIF and DP3

Veering away from audio for a while, I wonder if there are any extant dumps / format documentation for the IBM Magnetic Tape Selectric Composer ([1]), IBM Electronic Selectric Composer ([2]) or IBM Mag Card Selectric Composer ([3])

Dig out references for the various MED formats (Music Editor / OctaMED / MED Soundstudio (win & amiga)

Add info from here ("Documentation for the reverse-engineered .tsi file format used by Native Instrument's Traktor Pro 2.x for storing Controller Mappings") to the appropriate format page.

And here ("Customising Sonar's SFZ Files"), and

http://wiibrew.org/wiki/ARM_Binaries -- put this in the right place at some point

[edit] Tracker stuff

[edit] Musical Notation stuff

Not sure yet where (or if) a lot of these belong in the ontology, just trying to get a sense of scale.

[edit] XML

[edit] Link Dump

[edit] Audio

[edit] Documents

[edit] Games

[edit] Retrocomputing

[edit] Other / Oddities

[edit] Chinese Telegraph Code

[edit] Transport Related

[edit] Template

User:Halftheisland/Template

[edit] WIP

ABC notation User:Halftheisland/EA AS4

User:Halftheisland/Current WIP

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