Welcome to VGMRips, The biggest and most active site for retro Video Game Music rips! We have accurate game music rips, from dozens of game consoles and arcade systems. Music is organized into packs, and packs can be searched by composer, developer, sound chip, system and so on. You can listen to the packs on our pages, or you can download zip files with VGM files in them, and listen in your favorite player with VGM support.

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About VGM files

VGM (Video Game Music) is a sample-accurate sound logging format for many machines and sound chips. It logs the commands sent to the sound chips, so the resulting files are much smaller than mp3s.

The normal extension is .vgm but file can also be gzip compressed into .vgz files.

The format has a long history, it started as a way to log Sega Master System music, and later more and more chips were added to its list, and today it supports dozens of chips and has features such as compression and tagging.

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VGM Players

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Top rated packs

The Scheme The Scheme
PC-8801 • YM2608
Dragon Saber: After Story of Dragon Spirit Dragon Saber: After Story of Dragon Spirit
Arcade • YM2151, C140
Out Run Out Run
Arcade • YM2151, SegaPCM
Battle Garegga Battle Garegga
Arcade • YM2151, M6295, NMK112
Daytona USA Daytona USA
Arcade • MultiPCM
Journey to Silius (U, E, A) / Raf World (J) Journey to Silius (U, E, A) / Raf World (J)
NES, Famicom • NES APU
Dragon Spirit Dragon Spirit
X68000 • YM2151, M6258
Grounseed Grounseed
PC-9801 • YM2608
Akumajo Dracula Akumajo Dracula
X68000 • YM2151, M6258
After Burner II After Burner II
Arcade • YM2151, SegaPCM

Latest high rated

Metal Force Metal Force
PC-9801 • YM2608
D. D. Crew D. D. Crew
Arcade • YM3438, RF5C68
Don Doko Don Don Doko Don
Arcade • YM2610
Dark Lord Dark Lord
Famicom • NES APU
SimCity 2000 SimCity 2000
PC • YMF262
SimCity 2000 SimCity 2000
FM Towns • YM2612
Sorcer Striker (UE) / Mahou Daisakusen (J) Sorcer Striker (UE) / Mahou Daisakusen (J)
Arcade • YM2151, M6295
Dungeon Explorer Dungeon Explorer
TG16, PC Engine • HuC6280
Out Run Out Run
Arcade • YM2151, SegaPCM
Black Knight 2000 Black Knight 2000
Arcade • YM2151, DAC

Latest additions

Bells & Whistles (U) / Detana!! TwinBee (J) Bells & Whistles (U) / Detana!! TwinBee (J)
Updated 2018-02-21
Arcade • YM2151, K053260
Hit the Ice Hit the Ice
Updated 2018-02-21
Arcade • YM2203, M6295
Mortal Kombat Mortal Kombat
Updated 2018-02-21
PC • YM3812
Ghosts'N Goblins (U) / Makaimura (J) Ghosts'N Goblins (U) / Makaimura (J)
Updated 2018-02-21
Arcade • YM2203
Super Masters (U) / Jumbo Ozaki Super Masters Golf (J) Super Masters (U) / Jumbo Ozaki Super Masters Golf (J)
Updated 2018-02-21
Arcade • YM2151
Major League Major League
Updated 2018-02-21
Arcade • YM2151
Updated 2018-02-21
Arcade • YM2151
Xak: The Art of Visual Stage Xak: The Art of Visual Stage
Updated 2018-02-21
MSX2 • AY8910, YM2413
Dynamic Country Club Dynamic Country Club
Updated 2018-02-21
Arcade • YM2151
Tube Panic Tube Panic
Updated 2018-02-21
Arcade • AY8910


Ghosts'N Goblins (U) / Makaimura (J) Added JP Credit jingle. Thanks to NewRisingSun for reporting and 2ch-H for ripping.
Black Knight 2000 Added screenshot, thanks to Kaminari
Shadow Force / Shadow Force: Henshin Ninja (J) Fixed a misprint for the hardware (both chips are used for music).
Panic Bomber (U) / Tobidase! Panibon (J) Initial release.
The Next Space Initial release.
H.A.T.E.: Hostile All Terrain Encounter Initial release.
Blockout Initial release.
Freedom Force / VS. Freedom Force Initial release.
Gigandes Initial release.
Burnin' Rubber Initial release.