[LAU] Kontakt sampler format (and others like EXS24) - Once again free samples, this time more uplifting

Patrick Shirkey pshirkey at boosthardware.com
Fri Aug 31 01:04:58 UTC 2012

On Fri, August 31, 2012 2:24 am, Nils wrote:
> On Fri, 31 Aug 2012 02:17:22 +0200 (CEST)
> "Patrick Shirkey" <pshirkey at boosthardware.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, August 31, 2012 2:06 am, Nils wrote:
>> > Hello lists,
>> >
>> >
>> > I'll release a list with download links on my blog nilsgey.de in the
>> near
>> > future. If the linux audio community has enough webspace we could even
>> > mirror most of them. Part of my mails is always the permission to
>> > redistribute and mirror download. You don't believe how many say "do
>> what
>> > you want with these samples, but you are only allowed to download them
>> > exactly here. If tommorow this website will be gone there is no legal
>> way
>> > to get the samples anymore"
>> >
>> How large is the sample set?
>> I am interested in providing a library portal for high quality open
>> source
>> samples specifically catering to Linux applications.
>> I know there are several sites that provide samples but as far as I know
>> there is nothing that is targeted directly at Linux Audio Applications.
>> If there is I see no reason why there cannot be another one too...
> I am still collecting, but in the end I would say a lower three digit
> gigabyte number is realistic.
> But it could be a long process until then.
> My free collection now is at 8 or 9 GB or so. But there are zero drum loop
> waves, the majority of free and public domain stuff, and I download very
> few drumkits, which is the second biggest group.

The cheapest and best quality virtual servers I have found are based in
Germany and cost E8/month for 20GB. I am willing to manage one of those to
 host the archive.

If you are interested in that option let me know and I will set it up.

Patrick Shirkey
Boost Hardware Ltd

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