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

Lee Revell rlrevell at joe-job.com
Thu May 12 19:07:31 EDT 2005

On Thu, 2005-05-12 at 19:47 -0300, Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer
> El jue, 12-05-2005 a las 16:23, James Stone escribió:
> > I think Megafont is actually a program for loading large fonts into a
> > SB card. 
> Correct. 
> > 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.
> Yes, but I don't now why, the guy that asked me didn't wanted to use
> sfxload.
> Anyway, thank you both.

You want asfxload, not sfxload.  sfxload is an OSS program, asfxload is
for ALSA.

AFAIK you don't need a special program to load large soundfonts, because
ALSA supports larger soundfonts than Windows by default.


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