What are A2I files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening an A2I file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.
What is an A2I file?
An .A2I file is an Adlib Tracker II Instrument file.
A2I is a file extension unique to Adlib Tracker II. A2 was an innovative music-tracking program in the 90s, loved by demoscene and chiptune artists for its small size and low system requirements. By exploiting the creativity offered by such a program, musicians could make beautiful music.
A2I files are specially formatted files that Adlib Tracker II can use to generate music. The instrument data they contain includes pitch, volume, and effect properties as well as waveforms.
Adlib Tracker II uses instruments, patterns and sequences of notes to compose music. Using patterns and instruments together, you can make music in different styles.
.A2I files can store and share instrument data between different Adlib Tracker II users.
How to open A2I files
Important: Different programs may use files with the A2I file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your A2I file is, you may need to try a few different programs.
We have not yet verified any programs for Windows that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!
Last updated: January 26, 2023
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