MUSHii is a mouse-driven paint program for drawing FANSI art. This is a Windows-only desktop alternative to the web-based paint program, with several features not yet available in the web program.
MUSHRoom is a graphical area building program that allows you to visually design areas offline before importing them onto the MUSH. This is an alternative to the in-game building commands, but is not required to build on 8Bit. This program is Windows-only.
Ascii-2-MU* is a web-based application that allows you to convert text, such as ASCII Art, to MUSHCode.
Orcs.biz provides several web-based utilities for 8BitMUSH, including a mush code editor and a mushcode repeator.
8Bit-Client is a desktop MUSH client for Windows, which can be used to connect to 8Bit. This program was developed prior to the web client, and does not currently support ANSI Music. Once the program is open, hit F12 to connect. This program is Windows-only.