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Atari

Atari is a corporate and brand name owned by several entities since its inception in 1972. As of 2012, it is owned by Atari Interactive, a subsidiary of the French publisher Atari, SA (ASA). The original Atari, Inc. was founded in 1972 by Nolan Bushnell and Ted Dabney. It was a pioneer in arcade games, home video game consoles, and home computers. The company's products, such as Pong and the Atari 2600, helped define the computer entertainment industry from the 1970s to the mid-1980s.

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Bank Street Music Writer
... was an application for composing and playing music for Atari 8-bit, Apple II, Commodore 64 and DOS (PC) ... The original Atari version, developed under the name "Note Processor" was released in 1985 and used the computer's on-board sound chip to produce four-voice music recordings ... Users could input sheet music (up to four voices on the Atari version and six on the PC) with the keyboard and play back the results or print it ...
History - Atari, SA (2009-)
... In May 2009 Infogrames Entertainment, SA, the parent company of Atari Inc ... and Atari Interactive Inc ... announced it would be changing Infogrames' name to Atari, SA ...
PC Atari Emulator
... PC Atari Emulator is a software emulator for running Atari 2600 videogame console programs in Microsoft Windows or MS-DOS ... The latest versions of PC Atari Emulator released were 2.5 (for MS-DOS) and 2.6 (for Windows) ... PC Atari Emulator was originally written by John Dullea in 1996 ...
PC Atari Emulator - Peripheral Devices
... The emulator emulates most Atari 2600 peripheral devices, including standard joysticks, paddle controllers, the Atari Video Touch Pad, the Atari Keyboard, the Atari Indy ...