Sonix Music Driver

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General Information

Also know as IFF-SMUS, this is another Electronic Arts standardised music format, created along with 8SVX, ILBM and FTXT as the EA IFF 85 specification. Other than the archaic Aegis Sonix and EA's own Deluxe Music Construction Set (DMCS), almost no software uses this format. Sonix includes some non-standard instrument file formats that are not part of the IFF-SMUS specification. Don Adan created a replayer based on the code from Aegis Sonix in order to play Sonix-specific SMUS music.

Technical Information

File Prefix/Extension
smus

Music in the UnExoticA collection

Games

Game Year Team / Publisher
4x4 Off-Road Racing 1988 Epyx / Epyx
A-10 Tank Killer 1990 Dynamix / Dynamix
Alternate Reality - The City 1988 Datasoft / Datasoft
Antheads - It Came From The Desert II Data Disk 1990 Cinemaware / Cinemaware
Bo Jackson Baseball 1992 Data East / Data East
California Games 1988 Epyx / Epyx
It Came From The Desert 1989 Cinemaware / Cinemaware
New York Warrior 1990 Synergistic Software / Arcadia
Rocket Ranger 1988 Cinemaware / Cinemaware
Spirit of Excalibur 1990 Synergistic Software / Virgin Mastertronic
Stellar 7 1991 Dynamix / Dynamix
TV Sports: Boxing 1991 Cinemaware, Acme Interactive / Mirrorsoft
TV Sports: Football 1988 Cinemaware / Mirrorsoft
War in Middle Earth 1988 Synergistic Software / Melbourne House
Where in Europe is Carmen Sandiego? 1989 Brøderbund / Brøderbund
Where in Time is Carmen Sandiego? 1990 Brøderbund / Brøderbund
Where in the U.S.A. is Carmen Sandiego? 1989 Brøderbund / Brøderbund
Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? 1989 Sculptured Software / Brøderbund

Demos

Demo Year Group / Party
Hubbard Music #2 1989 17BIT
The Mandelbrot Show 1990 Image Creations
Sonix House 1988
Sonix House II 1988
Sonix House III 1989
Sonix Jukebox 14 1988 17BIT
Sonix Jukebox 17 - Rob Hubbard Collection No.1 1989 17BIT
Sonix Sounds 1989 17BIT
Technotronic 1990 Radio Poland
The Very Best of Rob Hubbard 1989 17BIT
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