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Before I stop neglecting the MAGFest 2012 thread OP, I'm making a catch-all thread for listing available chiptunes playing software. There's a lot out there that people don't know about, so this may come in quite handy for lots of people:

PC:

Chipamp - A plugin bundle for use with Winamp, maintained right here on OCR! Free.

Plays: 2SF, AY, DSF, GBS, GSF, HES, KSS, MDX, NSF, NSFE, PSF, PSF2, RSN, S98, SAP, SC68, SID, SPC, SSF, USF, VGM, WSR, YM, Streams (Many)

Foobar2000 - A highly-customizable music player that has a ton of plugin support for numerous game sound formats. Those that don't have official support can usually be found via google search for plugins. Extremely useful feature: batch file format conversion (eg. SPC -> MP3 (VBR)) complete with MP3 batch tagging and filename formatting. Free.

Plays: ADPCM (ADX, ADP, DSP), Adlib, MOD/MDZ, S3M/S3Z, STM/STZ, IT/ITZ, XM/XMZ, PTM/PTZ, MTM/MTZ, 669, PSM, UMX, AM/J2B, DSM, AMF, OKT/OKTA, MO3, AY, GBS, GYM, HES, KSS, NSF, SAP, SGC, SPC, VGM, HVL, AHX, MID (supports soundfont mapping), RMI, PSF, QSF, SID, MUS, MDAT, USF, YM. Unoffocial support for 2SF, SSF, DSF, XA, etc.

Edit:

for foobar2000, make sure to just grab all of these plugins

PC/OS X/Linux:

Audio Overload - While it hasn't been updated in a while, this is the go-to player for people running either OS X or Linux. The interface is much more basic, and it's strangely missing some basic features (like volume control IIRC). However, it still supports a large number of formats and can export to WAV. Free.

Plays: AHX, AY, COP, DSF, GBS, GSF, GYM, HES, HVL, IMF, various Apogee games, KSS, MDX, MOD, NSF, NSFE, ORC, PSF, PSF2, QSF, RAW, ROL, S3M, S98, SAP, SCI, SNDH, SPC, SPU, SSF, VGM, VTX, WSR, YM.

iOS:

Modizer - Mmm...This is delicious. Anyone who has an iOS device and wants to listen to video game music should absolutely get this application. Currently set at $2 in the appstore, it supports a ton of file formats. Killer feature: you can search and download songs and files from Modland and HVSC. Also can FTP files over. Source code for used libs available on the website.

Plays: Over 400 formats, apparently.

SIDPlayer - Dedicated SID Player. Has a built-in HVSC downloader. $2

Plays: SID stuff.

Android:

Droidsound - Not as many formats supported as Modizer, but still a damn solid application. Just updated to support GSF, PSF, and RSN. It can read zips so its a huge space saver when it comes to listening to lots of VGM. Also its free! Available on website or in Play store (Play store is most up-to-date at this time)

Plays: MOD, SID, XM, SNDH, S3M, IT, NSF, VGM, VGZ, SPC, GBS, PSF, GSF, YM, etc. (they don't list them all but there's way more than just this)

Rockbox - In-Progress port of the features that Rockbox firmwares offer. Free.

Plays: See Rockbox below.

MODo - Decent and competent basic chiptunes player. Free.

Plays: MOD, XM, IT, S3M, MEG, SID, MUS, GBS, NSF, NSFE, SPC, GYM, VGZ, VGM, SAP, AY, YM.

Older iPods (5.5gen and below), various other MP3 players:

Rockbox - One of the few options for people who have dedicated MP3 hardware that isn't based on smartphone technology, Rockbox is a firmware replacement that opens up a large listing of devices to a host of new features. It really depends on the hardware itself, but Rockbox supports a few standard chiptunes formats along with FLAC and OGG. Free.

Plays: SID, MOD, NSF, NSFE, SPC, MIDI, GBS (patch), HES (patch), SAP.

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