MOD File Type

- The quick facts

What are MOD files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a MOD 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 a MOD file?

MOD files have multiple uses, and Commodore Amiga Music Module is one of them.

Commodore Amiga Music Module

MOD files are audio files in a standard music module format that is used by the majority of audio tracking applications. It was very popular on the Commodore Amiga home computer and MS-DOS.

MOD files contain note patterns, instrument numbers, and controller messages. The file has different sound samples assigned to different tracks within the file.

MOD files can be created by a variety of MOD creation applications including StarTrekker, Noise Tracker, and FastTracker.

How to open MOD files

We have identified 2 MOD openers that are compatible with this specific type of MOD file.

Programs that open Commodore Amiga Music Module files

Bitberry File OpenerBitberry File OpenerVerified

Last updated: March 24, 2022

More file formats using the MOD extension

Through our research of MOD files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail.

  • Black Viper Packed Music Module
  • GoDot Commodore 64 Image Processing Module
  • KiCad Module Library
  • MegaPaint Plug-in Module
  • Monarch Model
  • Multiplan Spreadsheet
  • Nonpareil Module
  • Oberon System Text Document
  • PHAST Model
  • Polly Tracker Music Module
  • SoundFX Module

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of MOD files. Remember, different programs may use MOD files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

WavePad Sound EditorWavePad Sound EditorUser submitted
Any Video ConverterAny Video ConverterUser submitted
WavePad Audio-EditorWavePad Audio-EditorUser submitted
Switch Sound File ConverterSwitch Sound File ConverterUser submitted
Final Media PlayerFinal Media PlayerUser submitted
VLC Media PlayerVLC Media PlayerUser submitted
Photo GalleryPhoto GalleryUser submitted
Prism Video File ConverterPrism Video File ConverterUser submitted
SyncUPSyncUPUser submitted
PowerDVDPowerDVDUser submitted

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