Re: SFZ vs. GIG

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On Sun, 27 May 2012 15:38:19 -0500
Neil <djdualcore@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Sun, May 27, 2012 at 12:19 PM, Victor A. Stoichita <vicsto@xxxxxxxxx>wrote:
> 
> > Use SFZ. It is an open format, text based.
> 
> 
> I have always perceived SoundFont as a de facto standard for sampled
> instruments.  If instrument portability is a goal I think that's the way to
> go.
> 
> -Neil
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sf2 was a de facto standard in the 90s by consumer grade people.
Don't use sf2 if you want to create a new sample.

The sf2 format is really not great. There is no support to counter round robin ("Machine effect") for example. 


Nils
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