FamiStudio NES Music Editor

FamiStudio is very simple music editor for the Nintendo Entertainment System or Famicom. It is designed to be easier to use than FamiTracker, but its feature set is also much more limited. It is targeted at both chiptune artists and NES homebrewers.


Latest Release

Fixes in 2.4.2 (Hotfix)

Fixes in 2.4.1 (Hotfix)

New features in 2.4.0 (Latest major release)

Release trailer


Download links

Windows Installer

Windows Portable EXE

MacOS Bundle


Linux AMD64 Binaries

NES Sound Engine

Installation Instructions

Demo Songs

A few demo songs are included in the installation folder (typically C:\Program Files (x86)\FamiStudio). Songs marked as FT2-friendly on uses the feature set that FamiTone2 supports.


Please visit documentation page for detailed documentation.

Getting Started

Here is a 1h video tutorial that will show you how to create a basic song from scratch.

Source Code

The entire source code is available on GitHub.

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