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Operating Systems Windows, Macintosh
Developer(s) Jens
Released? Yes
Compatible with 1.2.1
Official Website Unknown
Archived Forum Topic ar-topic:3779

Chirp is a Scratch Modification made by Jens, who was at the time a member of the Scratch Team. It was the precursor to BYOB and adds a number of new features to the Scratch program. The default sprite is called "cat2" in the original Scratch program.

The initial version of Chirp was released early 2008.[1] It was the first Scratch modification.[citation needed]


  • Export/Import scripts as XML
  • Changing Blocks through the context menu (this can be found when right clicking a block)
  • The dynamic addition of scroll-bars in various places
  • The ability to re-size the scripts editor
  • Running projects directly into presentation mode
  • The ability to use your own projects as screensavers
  • Compiling projects as .exe files to make standalone applications

See Also

External Links


  1. https://web.archive.org/web/20090117165344/http://www.chirp.scratchr.org:80/blog/?p=1