A Profile of SoundTracker

The following article is based on a chapter in the author's Linux Music and Sound, published by No Starch Press in October 2000.
Closing Remarks

SoundTracker is the most developed Linux tracker available, and it continues to grow in power and flexibility. The program is consistently maintained by its author, often incorporating features and fixes submitted by users corresponding via an active and helpful mail-list. Performance is quite stable, and, as you have seen, the program is very easy to use. Whether you're a seasoned pro or a complete newbie to tracking, SoundTracker is a first-rate tool for creating your Linux mod masterpieces.

The author sends special thanks to Michael Krause and “Mister X aka Kim” for their helpful comments and suggestions. Thanks, guys!


David Phillips maintains the Linux Music & Sound Applications web site and has been a performing musician for more than 30 years. His work with music software dates back to 1985, and he has been a Linux user since 1995. He is a founding member of the Linux Audio Development group and has been active in the Linux audio software development community since he began using Linux. His publications include contributions to The Csound Book (MIT Press, 2000) and several articles in the Linux Journal. The Book of Linux Music & Sound (No Starch Press, 2000) is his latest publication.