OctaMED module (MED)

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File Format
Name OctaMED module (MED)
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Extension(s) .med
Released 1989

OctaMED, by Teijo Kinnunen (originally just MED), is a music editor for the Amiga. It used both "standard" notes and "tracker"-style notations. Songs had up to 100 blocks of up to 256 lines. There could be up to 99 songs in memory, sharing 63 instruments.

Identification

There are a number of sub formats that are referred to generically as "MED" files.

  • MED - MED version 1.0 to 2.0 "Song and Samples" file
  • MMD - "Med MoDule" files used by MED version 2.1 and above, and OctaMED Professional.
    • MMD0 - MED version 2.1 "Med MoDule 0" file
    • MMD1 - OctaMED Professional file
    • MMD2 - OctaMED Professional V5 file

The OctaMED Professional package includes details of many of these file formats in the "Programmers" directory

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