This open source music editor is based on the SNES game Mario Paint. The goal was fidelity to the original program, with accurate and easy to render sound. It also supports reading and writing music to SNES9X and ZSNES emulator savestates.

The latest version is v1.1, and is available here: (Windows) 7/26/2013 ZIP 3.8MB
mariopants11.dmg (Mac OS X) 12/17/2013 DMG 4.0MB
mariopants11src.tar.gz (Linux/FreeBSD) 3/18/2014 Source Tarball 16MB
Arch Linux Package (Linux) 6/7/2014 Package Link

If you have any questions or comments, please contact me by the e-mail address at the bottom of this page. Mariopants is no longer under active development.


This project incorporates SDL and zlib. Currently it is available for Windows and Mac OS X (10.6+), and source code is available to build for Linux or FreeBSD. but it should be easy to port to other platforms supported by SDL. If you would like to help port it to another platform, please contact me.

Versions: (Windows), ZIP 3.8MB
mariopants11.dmg (Mac OS X), DMG 4.0MB, ZIP 16MB
mariopants11src.tar.gz, Tarball 16MB

v1.1 - 3/31/2015
v1.1 - 3/18/2014
v1.1 - 12/17/2013
v1.1 - 7/26/2013, ZIP 4.0MB, ZIP 15MB

v1.0 - 3/02/2013

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