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Any news?  Been a while :)

I'm unable to open the Mac OS X version, this is all that I get -

Is there something I can do to open this file?

Yep, the mathematical squares/cubes/etc.  They'd make great album covers, especially if it's just the shape that gets exported, not the X/Y/Z axes (axis plural).   Similar to the image I've attached. 

Vector export of shapes with and without graph would be neat!

Any possibility of loading an audio file of some TTS voice instead of using a microphone?  Say I'd like to use a MaryTTS voice (or DECTalk) and have the audio file move the character's mouth.  Is this possible?

Lastly, some sort of envelope editor that allows for extremely short sounds - could make clicks/pops/etc.

Thank you!  I also noticed that the main settings do not affect the individual pattern settings.  Let's say I set the Metre to "5" instead of "4".  The individual tracks do not also change.  This is actually REALLY cool if it's implying that I can have individual track lengths/metre/tempi within a pattern, and they would repeat until the pattern is either looped back to step zero, or the next pattern is triggered.  Like, holy cow, even Renoise doesn't do that!

Some quick requests for speeding up the process -
1.  Pattern Loop Playback - doesn't seem to do this, even after reading the directions.  Plays the pattern once and stops, have to keep pressing spacebar to hear it again.
2.  Mouse-drag values (would be nice).

Love the font and UI - really well-done!

The game file crashes, not the .app, but if I edit the game file to say version 7.10 instead of 5.xx, it will play, but it is shrunken in odd ways - the walls lose their shape, the players are halfway through the floor, and the screen is still 8x8.  The 16-count blocks DO work though, just buried in odd ways.   I'm imagining that the changes in the .app itself are probably just to adjust the size of the playing field to fit, and update the source to be up-to-date with the main Bitsy source code.  This is coming from a non-programmer, though :D  I know there's more to it to build the .app structure.

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Thank you for the quick response - yeah, I should have read the page better. I apologize.  I meant drag 'n drop.  It would be nice to see the instructions right on the screen, for dopes like me who don't read the page :D

Anyhow, it looks great, especially in black and white, almost has that 'ambient occlusion' look to it, or as if it were made with Lexaloffle's Voxatron engine.  Very cool!  Would it be possible to add a 'File' menu to the game engine as well, so one could open other .bitsy data sets?  I tried to drag 'n drop another .bitsy file on the screen, but no dice, it doesn't open the other file.  Not without a full quit and reopen.

I can see this as very useful for creating quick video games for audio artists, with the capability to add links in messages, and audio as BG music.  Looking forward to seeing if this'll come true. 

Also, would the higher-resolution version of Bitsy also work in this?  I thought I found one the other day where you can have double the resolution, a 16x16 panel.  Maybe I just imagined that...

Aha!  Here it is:

Doesn't work on Mac OS X.  I can place the game within the .app, but it just plays as an ordinary 2D version, just like the original.

This could be used to generate all sorts of low-poly textural assets.  If I were to make a 3D RPG (not that I would, or do), this could be a sort of tile generator.  Make different low-poly shapes available, like circles, spheres, pyramids.  Heck, even mushrooms (or really large water towers!).  Pretty rad stuff.

please please please make a Mac version?  This is just beautiful.

that does help - DOS TTS voices are relatively different than modern TTS, as they’re synthesized, versus sample playback.  I was more curious to know (and should have specified) the license for the TTS voice.  For commercial purposes, they’re usually an open-source voices.

just curious, which TTS voice is used in this application?  Huge fan of TTS.

Were you able to get LabChirp up and running on OS X?  I'm a Mac user, would love to have an executable file for sound design!

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Please, please, please make some sort of online version of this?  I see (after reading) there won't be a Mac OS X port, but could you please turn this into something we could use if we don't use Linux or Windows?

Maybe make it available on Homebrew or something?  Sure would be nice to use this!

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This is really beautiful - is there any chance that a version could be created for Mac OS X, or online, or javascript - some sort of standalone that would work on a Mac?

I ask because this application can make some rad percussive sounds and it would go GREAT in Renoise!

Tired of the usual? Me too! I am an electronic music composer and create unique compositions for games that require a different style of audio. Contact me via DM or via my website @

I've never seen/heard of any.  Would be interesting to learn about.

Works great!  Thanks -

How about this - I think I made the folder public?

Here's the file with the public option turned on:

I haven't changed the sample rate, btw (is there an option to do so?).  I just opened the Tracker, made a pattern, and exported the result as .WAV.  Was a strange thing to hear.

Exported .WAV, sounds about 2 - 3 steps below the tuning it's at.

Maybe in a future version?  As a composer, I do not VJ, nor do I do live performance with my audio.  It sure would be fun to load my audio file and use it to trigger the patterns, though.

OK!  That works - thank you.  Will this be changed in future updates so those who do not know to do this will be able to open it?

Thanks for the help!  That didn't work either.  I'm really not hard-pressed to get this application to work.  Although it's very nice, I'm a graphic designer already, and can do most of this by hand quickly (after 18 years of making clipping paths, 13 of them spent clipping around 100-tooth saw blades, 50-tine rakes, bricks, and other textured items).  Here's pics of what I got, though.

option-clicking to open the file and access the app internally

no problem at all, thank you for working with me 🙂

Howdy frankiezafe!

No luck, I did input that master disable code, and it's still the same issue.  Maybe OS X is just being fussy?  Even Chrome makes me "accept" the file, unlike other files I download.  I hope this will eventually get fixed, as I can see it being a very nice tool for album cover art, amongst other types of digital artwork!


Yep, still not able to open, tried both methods just like the last time.  Sorry it took so long for me to reply - had stuff to do/had to sleep :D


Not an issue of security, it just doesn't open.  Even when I command-click on it to open the package internally.  Still, won't open.

I like the browser-based tool!  Still wish it would output .SVG - I can totally see this as a way of creating backgrounds for things.  Yeah, I can do it by hand.  Do I want to?   Nope   :D:D:D:D:D:D 


Crashes on  OS X Mojave, app does not open.

any possibility of this app saving as .SVG?  It's a really nice looking set of pictures, would LOVE to be able to stretch these out a mile if necessary or animate them as .SVG.

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A brief game with a few puzzles to solve.  I'm a music composer and a graphic designer, this is my first released "game".  I'm sure it sucks.  I'm just glad I'm able to work with RPG Maker MV and NOT make a game where one would have to fight dragons, save princesses, gather treasure, and worry about mana, HP, MP, or any of that.  Just a weird little game/story.

All art and music/sfx made by me.