Casio FZ-1 Full Voice Dump
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What is an FZF file?
An FZF file is a collection of voices (sounds) dumped from a Casio FZ series electronic keyboard. Users create FZF files using the FZDUMP utility. After dumping sounds to an FZF file, users can open the file on their PC with various FZ audio utilities.
Released in the late 1980s and early 1990s, Casio FZ series electronic keyboards allow users to play music using synthesized sounds. The FZ series included the FZ-1, FZ-10M, and FZ-20M keyboards. The Hohner HS-1 is a rebranded FZ-1.
FZ series users who want to modify the sounds their keyboard contains can do using FZDUMP. FZDUMP allows users to extract sounds from or send sounds to FZ series keyboards. When a user chooses to extract all the sounds from their keyboard, FZDUMP saves the resulting collection as an FZF file. In contrast, .FZB files contain a single sound bank, and .FZV files contain a single sound. At most, an FZF file can contain 64 sounds, as that is the maximum number of sounds an FZ series keyboard can store.
How to open an FZF file
If you want to play the sounds an FZF file contains, you can open it in FMJ-Software Awave Studio (Windows). If you want to edit the sounds an FZF file contains, or add additional sounds to the file, you can open it in Casio FZ Librarian (Windows).
To transfer an FZF file to a Casio FZ series keyboard, you must connect the keyboard to your PC and use the FZDUMP utility (Windows) to transfer the file.
How to convert an FZF file
Casio FZ Librarian and FMJ-Software Awave Studio can convert the sounds FZF files contain to other formats. Casio FZ Librarian can convert sounds to the .WAV format. FMJ-Software Awave Studio can convert sounds to many formats, including: