Website overhaul

As you can see, the openmpt.org front page has changed quite a bit! The new custom theme should be easier and more fun to use.

One of the most notable changes is that the search box now points to the OpenMPT wiki, as there is not much interesting content on the front page that would be useful to search for.

The new English OpenMPT Wiki goes live

Replacing the old and outdated XWiki, our new English OpenMPT Wiki has gone live today. The articles were written up and copied from Harbinger's Offline Help Manual since last year. Some pages (for example the Pattern Editor page) still need some work, so if you want to contribute, you are invited to write help text for this page or copy more text from the Offline Help Manual.

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Server maintenance

Some outages due to a hardware replacement and firmware upgrades may be expected next week between Monday 26th of March, 21:00 and Tuesday 27th of March, 3:00 UTC.

Server maintenance - This weekend

The server hosting the OpenMPT services will go down for maintenance on Saturday. Expect a few hours of downtime. Our download resources will still be available under a different URL during that time.

Update: The server has been upgraded successfully. If you spot any dodginess with our services that didn't turn up before, please let us know by posting a comment here!

OpenMPT Resources page now available

Happy new year to all trackers!

We have now put online a page with OpenMPT Resources. It contains some information about tracker file formats (which is yet to be extended) and other interesting reads, not only for tracker developers but module music enthusiasts in general - like The MOD FAQ and the TraxWeekly newsletter archive. Have fun!

OpenMPT 1.19.04.00 released

The latest version of OpenMPT has been released today. I decided to backport some important bug fixes from the code of the upcoming OpenMPT 1.20 to the OpenMPT 1.19 branch so that they are available for all users. Like the previous minor update, this build does not bring any new features, but focuses on some important bug fixes:

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Help us creating the new OpenMPT manual

We are in the middle of setting up a new English OpenMPT Wiki. It will serve as a new knowledge base and form a basis for the new offline help documents that will eventually be included in the OpenMPT download package. Setting up a wiki is one thing, writing content is another. Luckily, the content has already been written - it's just in the wrong place. That's why we are asking for you help:

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Server maintenance

On Tuesday 9th of August 2011, this server will go down for maintenance at around 10:00 to 11:00 UTC. During this time, the OpenMPT website, forums, issue tracker, update check and the German Wiki will be offline.

OpenMPT 1.19.03.00 released

The latest version of OpenMPT has been released today. This build does not bring any big new features, but focuses on important stability improvements and bug fixes:

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MPT-FR is back!

MPT-FR used to be an independent French ModPlug community. Unfortunately, the site got into hosting trouble and went off-line earlier this year.
Now, the MPT-FR community is back in the form of a French sub community on ModPlug Central.

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