Subject: Re: [linux-audio-user] The Open Loop Library, a few questions
From: Mark Knecht (markknecht_AT_attbi.com)
Date: Sat Dec 28 2002 - 02:13:15 EET
Sound fonts really serve a different purpose than loops. Sound fonts are
not necessarily cut to be looped at all.
On Fri, 2002-12-27 at 06:56, Darren Landrum wrote:
> Can Soundfonts handle samples at any bit widths and sample rates other
> than 16/48?
> Then again, the vast majority of hardware synths are still just 16/48,
> although I believe Roland is making a series of keyboards that have
> 24/96 sample sets within them.
> Also, I believe that Soundfonts were designed specifically with the
> SoundBlaster cards in mind, so is there a proprietary issue with using
> these for our library?
> Thank you for the reply, Mr. Redfern.
> Darren Landrum
> On Thursday, December 26, 2002, at 10:13 PM, Brian Redfern wrote:
> > You'd want to use soundfonts
> > On Sat, 2002-12-21 at 08:42, Darren Landrum wrote:
> >> Okay, based upon some thinking, I am now ready to tackle a design of
> >> this system. There are some other things I would like to run by
> >> everyone, though.
> >> In the course of all of these conversations, loops were discussed most
> >> prominently, at the expense of what to do about patches and sample
> >> sets, which are the areas I personally would be more interested in. (I
> >> have used Acid, but only casually. So I understand most of how it's
> >> supposed to work.)
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