Good Soundfonts? Was: [PlanetCCRMA] Tmidity Jack Support?

Josh Lawrence Josh Lawrence <>
Mon May 23 10:58:00 2005

Which brings up an interesting question:  Has anyone found a source
for high-quality soundfonts?  I can find a million free fonts on the
web, but they all sound sub-par, especially when compared to even the
most pedestrian of sound modules available on the market.


Maybe a program that would convert Akai samples (of which I have quite
a few) to soundfonts for use in Linux?


On 23 May 2005 10:22:22 -0700, Fernando Lopez-Lezcano
<> wrote:
> On Mon, 2005-05-23 at 01:08, Mirco Scaramucci Proud wrote:
> > Is anybody aware of an application similar to timidity that functions
> > directly thru qjackctl/jack that would enable wave sounds to be reproduced?
> You could try fluidsynth, it is "jack aware" and has a nice (optional)
> gui front end called "qsynth". You will need a soundfont for it to make
> any sounds...
> -- Fernando
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