What is ASMA? The Atari SAP Music Archive is a free project which has the aim to collect most of the ATARI XL/XE music in one huge collection. The tunes in ASMA are stored in SAP format. This format preserves the original binary form. The archive contains over 6000 songs from the early 80's till the latest contributions.
How can I play the songs? You can play them online in your browser. There are also native SAP players for your operating system.
Where can I download the songs? You can download them individually from the browser player or as a complete ZIP file. It currently contains version 2023-03-12.

Files in the archive per year

How can I contribute music to ASMA? If you have composed music or know how to rip tunes from Atari XL/XE binaries, or can convert songs to SAP files, the ASMA team really wants you! The conversion to SAP format is incredibly easy. Please read contribution and mail us. See the SAP file format description for technical details.
How can I contribute composer information to ASMA? If you know a name, handle, composer or Demozoo ID for a composer, please drop us a mail. This includes hints using special characters in names like in "Radek Štěrba".

ASAP - Another Slight Atari Player The best choice. The latest, most accurate, platform independent emulation core for POKEY replay. Supports all SAP format features and runs on all major operating systems. The project includes plug-ins for many players and systems, including Winamp, foobar2000, Android, etc.). Source code is available on Sourceforge.
Audacious (Linux,Windows) Multi-format player with SAP support for Linuxand Windows. Does not use the latest ASAP version yet and has some limitation, but works well for most modules.
Audio Overload (macOS) Multi-format player with SAP support for macOS on Apple Silicon (M1) and Intel. Older versions are also available for Windows 32/64bit, and Linux 32/64bit.
Jam (Atari ST, Windows) SAP player for Atari STE/TT/Falcon and Windows. Also supports many other formats.
mmSAP (Linux, Windows) SAP player for Linux and Windows. Uses ASAP for emulation and has support for playlists.
Modizer (iOS) SAP player for iOS. Also supports many other formats.
sapemu (Atari 8-bit) sapemu is a native Atari 8-bit player for SAP (Slight Atari Player) music files. It was first written in 2003 to make people able to listen those files on the platform they originally come from. It requires an Atari XL/XE computer with at least 64kB of extended memory. It cannot play about 5-10% of the tunes in the archive.
Obsolete Players and Tools If you are running BeOS, DOS, Windows XP or another obscure host operating system, you might even find something useful here.

Atari Sounds for the Masses A Mac OS X tool to convert Atari music modules between different formats.
SAPMaker 5 (Windows 64-bit)
SAPMaker 5 (Windows 32-bit)
SAPMaker 5 (Linux)
This great tool can create SAP files out of tunes composed in Chaos Music Composer (CMC, CMR), Music ProTracker (MPT, MD1, MD2), Theta Music Creator (TMC, TM8), and Advanced Music System (AMS) (experimental support only). (2005-04-29)
SAPMaker (Amiga) A SAPMaker for Amiga computers. Check the documentation in the download for more info. (2002-10-09)
SAP 'em All! v1.0 This program converts CMC, MPT, MD1, TMC, TM8, and (unlike SAPMaker) Benjy Soundmonitor songs into SAP files. Compared to SAPMaker, this one has a simple graphical interface. (2001-07-10)

ASMA Wiki The collaboration platform for the team behind the Atari SAP Music Archive. Join us or report issues there. You can also see the timeline of ASMA changes there.
AtariAge The thread for news and questions about ASMA.
AtariArea An Atari information server with fresh news from the scene in Polish language.
AYGOR The AY Great Original Resource, a ZX Spectrum music collection.
Deepsid A web-based SID/HVSC player with lots of additional information about the authors.
Exotica's ASMA Search Engine An advanced search engine on Exotica site. Its special feature is on-the-fly generating of OGG files from SAPs.
High Voltage SID Collection A Commodore 64 music collection which was ASMA's source of inspiration.
SNDH Player by Oxygene An Atari ST music archive and online player.
Playmod A web-based Amiga/PC/Atari ST/Atari 8-bit/consoles music player.
Kohina The best radio dedicated to old-school computer music. Thanks to cooperation with our site you can also listen to many selected Atari 800XL/XE tracks.
RGB Browser Game An HTML port of the colorful Atari 8-bit game by MaPa, PG, Ooz, 2nd place of the ABBUC software contest 2014.

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