People who listen to demoscene radio stations like Nectarine probably know the MOD format. A mod file basically is a Midi file that brings its samples along and thus sounds the same everywhere(german readers probably still remember T.W.Geutings Treo 600 experience).

Movemento is a demo of the Modula game engine developed and marketed by indus3. After startup, you are presented with the following screen:
filed Movemento   the MOD player for Palm OS

Playing MOD files works well, however, you can’t move forward in files. Also, file playback can’t be paused.

Different playlists can be created easily:
playlist Movemento   the MOD player for Palm OS
The files are selected with a dialog that works like the Windows Common Dialogue. However, you can’t select more than one file at a time:
interface Movemento   the MOD player for Palm OS
The player supports background action. 0n our T3, the speedy rating reduced by about 50 Mhz – much less than an average mp3 file:
settings Movemento   the MOD player for Palm OS

We reviewed version 0.1 on a Palm Tungsten T3. The program’s homepage is here:
http://movemento.indus3.org/

Overall, MOD playback for the Palm OS now is a reality. Movemento works, and MOD’s sound nice. However, the program still feels like a proof of concept rather than a mediaplayer suitable for sale due to a few quirks in control…

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