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DSMI Advanced Music Format
Developer: Otto Chrons
Header: Custom
Content: Notational
Instruments: Internal
Target Output
Output - Digital Audio.png Output - MIDI - No.png Output - FM Synthesis - No.png Output - PSG - No.png
Released: 1992-??-??
  • *.amf

Digital Sound and Music Interface Advanced Music Format (AMF) (also known as Asylum Music Format) was created by Otto Chrons. It is a tracked format like MOD, however, it supports a great number of additional features. AMF, like other tracked formats, stores digital audio samples--instead of just notes the way MIDI works. This allows AMF to sound better than MIDI without the need of an expensive MIDI synthesizer. Due to the extra digital samples, AMF takes up more space than MIDI, but less than digital audio.





AMF to ?

? to AMF


Released Title Sample
1994-??-?? Cannon Fodder 2 (DOS)
1994-??-?? The Crystal Maze (DOS)
1994-??-?? Aladdin (DOS)
1994-??-?? The Lion King (DOS)
1995-09-?? Crusader: No Remorse (DOS)
1996-09-?? Crusader: No Regret (DOS)
1996-??-?? Piranha (DOS)

How to Obtain

AMF files usually have to be extracted from a game's resource files, although they're sometimes left as is.