SOUNDWARE: Soundfont Library



 

My soundfont library is a comprehensive range of sounds for instruments that can read .sf2 soundfont files. Most of these sounds tend to be of an 'essential' variety, and together they make up a collection of sounds ideal for songwriters and composers. 

I've arranged them by instrument type. To use them, download the entire folders. The folders contain the individual samples plus the accompanying soundfont file. The source samples are essential for the files to work. The soundfont .sf2 file contains information as to how the samples are mapped across the keyboard as well as other parameters. Use the .sf2 soundfont file to load the sounds into your instrument. Some instrument use a 'load' function menu or button, others allow you to 'drag' them into the instrument.

Instruments that can read .sf2 files include BitWig's Sampler, Reason's NN-XT sampler, and Steinberg's HALion. The Presence instrument from Presonus' Studio One software seems to load some but not others. It's a little unreliable.  

You can check out my Soundfont Page for more info on soundfonts including a bit of history, more soundfont resources, and a list of the instruments that can load/use them. 

The Library.

Piano Soundfonts:

Classic acoustic piano collection. 







Electric Piano Soundfonts:

Pure Rhodes
Really nice pure 'bell' type Rhodes. No distortion. 
DX style electric piano. 




Organ Sounfonts:

Classic Rock Hammond with Slow Leslie.
Jazzy Hammond with percussive attack. 
'Processional'. Pipe Organ Collection. From small 'chapel' to 'cathedral'.

Bass Guitar Soundfonts:


Collection of bass guitar and other bass soundfonts.
 




Acoustic Guitar Soundfonts:

Great sounding steel strung acoustic/folk guitar. 







String Soundfonts:

Great sounding upright bass soundfont with detailed attack. 
Great sounding classical cello soundfont.
Deep, warm string ensemble soundfont.

Brass Soundfonts:

Recital Trumpet. 
Classical trumpet .sf2 soundfont. 


Woodwind Soundfonts:

Classical oboe .sf2 soundfont. 
Flute 
Classical flute .sf2 soundfont.
Jazz club alto saxophone.

Synthesizer Soundfonts:

Poly synth pad soundfont based on a sawtooth wave.
Fat 'analog' synth bass soundfont. 

Drum Soundfonts:

Great sounding, dynamic acoustic drum kit. 









Donation.

If you like my work, use the products, and/or would like to support future projects then please donate via my Paypal.me page via the image/link below. Suggested: £1 per soundfont group. Maybe. Many Thanks. 





Disclaimer:

The information contained within this blog post is offered on an informal basis and is correct to the best of my knowledge. I accept no responsibility for outcomes arising from the mis/interpretation or use of this information and/or associated download files. Always download files via security/scanning software. 

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