Command-line tools

Arkos Tracker 2 is fitted with numerous command-line tools for developers to generate songs without having to perform a single click.

 

SongToAky: This converts any song that can be loaded by Arkos Tracker, into the AKY format. As it is a format optimized for speed, only one subsong can be converted at the time.

SongToEvents: You want to export the events (of the Events Tracks) into a convenient format to synchronize the effects by yourself? This is also needed if you use a format that does not manage events (AKY, Lightweight (AKL)). The format is described in the players/misc/docs folder.

SongToLightweight: Exports any song to a AKL format. Only one subsong can be exported at the time. Remember that this format is quite limited, so be sure to check its constraints first.

SongToRaw: Exports any song to a RAW format, that is, a simple and unoptimized format. Two main uses: you can use it as a pivot format to convert any music into your own format. Or, as the format is very simple, it is ideal for player that take many CPU, such as a MOD player. The format is described in the players/misc/docs folder.

SongToSoundEffects: Exports any song to a sound effects format. It can be read by the Arkos Tracker players (only AKL for now), or why not, your own, since the format is described in the players/misc/docs folder.

SongToWav: Generates a WAV file from any song in input.

SongToYm: Generates a YM file from any song in input.