[linux-audio-user] Re: An equivalent for Megafont

James Stone jmstone at dsl.pipex.com
Thu May 12 15:23:30 EDT 2005

On Thu, 12 May 2005 19:38:38 +0200, Robert Jonsson wrote:

> Hi,
> Recalling your previous question I'd guess megafont is a soundfont.  Then
> there should be no reason to look for anything else. Soundfonts are not
> platform-specific, so it should be possible to load it under Linux as
> well.
> Try with asfxload as Lee suggested earlier.

I think Megafont is actually a program for loading large fonts into a
SB card. It seems to make more sense to me to use fluidsynth if you are
exceeding the capacity of the card as it is a neater solution. sfxload
handles bigger soundfonts than are possible in Windows as far as I can
remember (not sure how though), but when I loaded the Fluid3 soundfont
with it, some of the instruments were missing.


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