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.SF2 File Extension

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File TypeSoundFont 2 Sound Bank

DeveloperE-mu Systems
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CategoryAudio Files


File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.


Defines a group of audio samples that can be played back using MIDI data; often called a "patch collection."

More Information

Used for saving custom software instruments and patches. Supported by SoundBlaster and Emu audio cards.

Programs that open SF2 files
Creative Labs Vienna SoundFont Studio
Cakewalk SONAR X3
Native Instruments Kontakt
Mario Paint Composer
Native Instruments Kontakt
Updated 2/13/2014

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