Mario Paint Composer 2.00

PC version of the popular SNES Mario music maker

  • Category:

    Music

  • Version:

    2.00

  • Works under:

    Windows 8 / Windows 7 / Windows Vista / Windows XP

  • Also available for:

    Mac

  • Program available in:In English
  • Program license:Free
  • Vote:
    7.3 (546)

Nostalgia for video games of the past reaches an all time high in gaming culture. As a result, many players are seeking out authentic gaming experiences of their childhood. To that end, Mario Paint Composer will be a welcome addition to any connoisseur's collection. Mario Paint Composer will appeal to players with fond memories of 90s video games. It includes original graphics and layout that will match players' recollections.

New generations will also enjoy this musical software. This is a recreation of a music composition program from the Mario Paint game for Super Nintendo. This game will delight players with an interest in the creation of music. It is a great way to teach the fundamentals of composition to musical newcomers. The game's accessibility of information will make it a treasured pastime for years to come in any household.

The game's limits come mostly from its nostalgic quality. Graphics in the game tend to be rudimentary, and sounds here are very much a holdover from an earlier generation of video games. This is not a state-of-the-art studio set-up, and users may be disappointed with the musical arrangement capabilities of the game. In sum, however, the game does retain much of its original appeal through its charm and ease of use.

This software is a more fun version of a beginner's music lesson. Mario Paint Composer works as players pick out notes and watch as their composition is played via MIDI technology. Choosing different sounds and tempos can help players to master the basics of composition. This makes the game a must-have for parents wanting to show their children how fun musical notation can be. Players who remember the game from childhood will love the colorful and challenging world of Mario. For new parents hoping to pass on an interest in educational video games, Mario Paint Composer will provide hours of entertainment to children.

Pros:

  • Accessible to all generations
  • Simple and clean design

Cons:

  • Limited scope
  • Sound is outdated

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