Charles Callet

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Charles Callet
Charles Callet.jpg
Born 1956 or 1957
Birth Place
Nationality French   France.svg
Died 1995
Aliases C. Callet

Charles Callet was a French composer and sound programmer.

In 1976, he composed Le matin sur la rivière. Later, he worked in jobs, such as a music engraver.

In 1985, he bought himself an Amstrad CPC 464. Not able to find affordable scorewriter software, he wrote Amstradeus in BASIC in six months.

In January 1986, he founded his own company, Music Logiciel. Six months later, he started working with Infogrames and wrote a music editor called Music Pro in assembly language. He also worked with Ubi Soft, Lankhor and Microïds.

Music Development

Amiga

By 1990, Callet had made an Amiga version of Music Pro.

Amstrad CPC

Callet composed using his own editor, Music Pro. The editor was published, but in 1990, he said it was a commercial failure.

Atari ST

Callet composed using Music Pro on the Amstrad CPC, and transferred the compiled music files to the ST, for which a driver existed. In 1988, he announced a ST version of the editor.

Commodore 64

Callet composed using Music Pro on the Amstrad CPC, and transferred the compiled music files to the C64, for which a driver existed. In 1988, he thought there was no market for the editor on the C64.

DOS

In 1988, Callet announced a PC version of Music Pro.

Gameography

Released Title Sample
1986-??-?? Passengers on the Wind (CPC)
1987-??-?? Iznogoud (CPC)
1987-??-?? Passengers on the Wind (C64)
1987-??-?? Passengers on the Wind 2 (CPC)
1987-??-?? Passengers on the Wind 2 (C64)
1987-??-?? Prohibition (CPC)
1987-??-?? Sidewalk (CPC)
1988-??-?? Action Service (AMI)
1988-??-?? Action Service (AST)
1988-??-?? Captain Blood (DOS)
1988-??-?? Final Assault (C64)
1988-??-?? Hostages: Rescue Mission (AMI)
1988-??-?? Lee Enfield is "Space Ace" (C64)
1988-??-?? Lee Enfield in "The Tournament of Death" (C64)
1989-??-?? Hostages: Rescue Mission (C64)
1989-??-?? North & South (AMI)
1990-??-?? North & South (DOS)


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