To play any of the tunes in HVSC, you will need a player to play them on. Here you can find links to SID players.
|This is a revamped version of the old Sidplay2 that incorporates the latest Antti Lankila's filter patches and also has the latest resid-fp patch to play back the new "waveform samples". On the whole a huge leap forward in emulation sound quality, but take note that in some very rare cases it may sound worse than before. Very CPU intensive at that, so a 2 Ghz machine is recommended. This version includes stereo SID (2SID) support.|
|Home of the Sidplay1 and Sidplay2 for Windows player with GUI front-end and many options that make it the player of choice for Windows users.|
|The MacOS version covers both libsidplay1 and libsidplay2 emulation, along with having the HVSC Update tool built in and many other cool features.|
Acid 64 Player
| ACID 64 is a cycle based player for Windows that can play SID tunes on sound devices with a real SID chip and via network devices (no network required) that emulate the SID chip. It has features such as seeking through SIDs immediately, song length database support, SID tune player identification, and incremental search features. Since version 3.1 it has stereo SID (2SID) support. |
For using ACID 64, you need to run a Network SID Device, like JSidDevice or you will need a HardSID device.
HardSID 4U Winamp Plug-in
| The Winamp plug-in is based on the emulation core of ACID 64 and developed by Hard Software. It can seek in SID files, it has playlist support with sub-songs via Winamp, song details with STIL info and SLDB support. |
In order to use the plug-in, you will need a HardSID device.
|JSidplay2 is very well featured open source SID player that is implemented in Java. It is based on the source code of Sidplay2 and resid-fp. It has the latest filter patches from Antti Lankila included. It runs on all platforms that can run Java programs and it has now support for stereo 2SID files.|
| SID Player brings you the sound of the Commodore 64 to your iPhone, iPad and the iPod Touch. |
Be aware that HVSC is not included with this application, only access to SID tunes is provided via services that belong to the application's platform.
| GeekTunes is a music player for the iPhone with safety in mind. It has been designed for use in the car with big easy to use buttons so you can keep your hands more on the wheel while driving. |
GeekTunes plays C64 SID, Amiga MOD and IT/XM/S3M files.
|SID Player is able to play music that was created on and for the Commodore 64 on your Android device.|
|Droidsound is a multi-format music player for Android devices. It can play several old and new formats, including MOD, SID, XM, S3M, IT, NSF and VGM.|
Modo Computer Music Player
|Modo Computer Music Player is a music player for Android devices that can play music from the Commodore 64, Commodore Amiga, Nintendo SNES / NES / Gameboy, Sega Mega Drive (Genesis) / Master System, Amstrad CPC / ZX Spectrum and Atari Pokey.|
|DeaDBeeF Player is a music player for Android devices which can play many file formats including SID music. SID file format support is available via installing the following plugin.|
C64 Music Player (Bada 2.0+)
|C64 Music Player is a SID player for Samsung Bada 2.0 platform. With this application you can browse through HVSC and check top rated songs and featured songs for each day. It supports extended stereo separaton as well.|
|SID Player is a music player application for the Nokia N9 smartphone that can play music made for the Commodore 64 computer.|
| XMPlay is a great multiformat player that plays MOD, XM and other PC/Amiga Tracker formats as well as MP3 and OGG. With the latest SID Plug-in it can play SID tunes. |
It's libsidplay2/resid-fp based, hence it will play RSID tunes, Basic tunes, 2SID tunes, and it even supports SLDB and STIL.
| Sidtool is a great front-end for Sidplay2/Tinysid/Hoxs64 and most importantly the VICE command-line player that allows usage of its advanced but CPU consuming resampling modes. |
With an advanced database driven search functionality and very intuitive playlist creation feature we recommend this to every Win32 user with enough horsepower to run the VICE resampling modes (around 2 GHz should do, so don't be scared).
Requirements: Microsoft .NET 2.0
Foobar2000 SID Plug-in
| The SID plug-in of the Foobar2000 audio player will do fine for most purposes. |
It's libsidplay2/resid based, hence it will play RSID tunes, Basic tunes and it even supports SLDB. The SID plug-in isn't included in the special installer of Foobar2000 anymore, but you can get it from kode's plugin site
Winamp 5 in_sidplay2 Plug-in
|The in_sidplay2 SID plug-in for Winamp 5 is libsidplay2/resid 0.16 based and will thus play RSID and Basic tunes. It supports STIL info (available in file info window), song length database (SLDB), seek through song - only with known song length! cpu intensive! and stereo emulation configuration.|
|VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as SID files.|
1541 Ultimate SID Player
|With the 1541 Ultimate (I and II) cartridge for the Commodore 64 / 128, you can play SID files directly from SD cards on your Commodore. For the 1541 Ultimate I, firmware 1.7 or higher is required to access the sid player.|
|A program to play back SID files on a real C64. You can browse SID files from disk and it also has support for random playback of SIDs. Version 0.7 has support for 1541u, netdrive, iec, cmd, ide64 and Sd2iec.|
|Sidplay-fp is a fork of Sidplay2 and associated libraries. Here you can find the C++ source code and the command line player. It supports stereo 2SID files.|
|Home of the libsidplay2 emulation engine. The C++ source code is available for developers.|
Dragon Media Player
|Music player for the Nintendo Wii that can play most of the SID files.|
|Organizer application for the Nintendo DS that can play most of the SID files.|
Tiny SID Player
| Tiny SID player for several platforms (Windows, Mac OS X, Linux and Playstation Portable (PSP)) that can play most of the SID files. |
A Flash port of Tiny SID has been created by Jürgen Wothke which can be used to play SID music online. The emulation core has been extended so that RSID tunes can be played as well.
|Rockbox is an open source firmware for mp3 players. It runs on a wide range of players. The SID player that comes with Rockbox is based on TinySID.|
|BZR Player is a sound player for Windows with the primary goal being able to play a lot of different file formats. It uses libsidplay2 for playing SID files and it has SLDB support.|
|XSIDPLAY2 is a QT based SID music player for Linux. It is based onto Michael Schwendt's XSIDPLAY. The latest version now uses libsidplayfp with resid 1.0 by default.|