The term tracker derives from Ultimate Soundtracker, the first of its type, written by Karsten Obarski and released in 1987 for the Commodore Amiga.
More trackers appeared on diferent platforms (AtariST, Amiga, PC).Some years later, Fredrik "Mr. H" Huss And Magnus "Vogue" Högdahl, two members of a PC demo group called Triton (now commonly known as Starbreeze Studios) released Fast Tracker 2 (FT2). It was discontinued after the release of version 2.08, though a beta version of 2.09 was leaked to the public in 1999.
Milky Tracker features :
-FT2 like GUI & shortcuts
-All FT2 effects implemented and play engine 99% accurately
-Import following module formats: 669, AMS, AMF, CBA, DIGI, DSM, FAR, GDM, IMF, MOD, MDL, MTM, MXM, OKT, PLM, PSM, PTM, S3M, STM, ULT, UNI and XM
-Export: XM and MOD
-Multiplatform:Windows2000/XP, Mac OSX, POckect PC... (Other OS like Linux might follow as well)
-And many extra features for discover.