.XIZ File Extension
File TypeZynAddSubFX Instrument File
What is a XIZ file?
An XIZ file contains an instrument used by ZynAddSubFX, an open source synthesizer. It contains parameters for an instrument that dictate the sound that it produces when loaded in the synthesizer.
You may save and store XIZ files in any location on your computer using ZynAddSubFX. However, they are typically located in an instrument folder, such as Bass, Brass, Drums, Guitar, Organ, Strings, and Synth. These instrument folders are located in the following location:
To choose an instrument to use in ZynAddSubFX, select, navigate to the location of the XIZ file, and select .
To choose an instrument from an instrument bank to use in ZynAddSubFX, select, choose the bank from the dropdown menu, and click the instrument.
To add XIZ instruments to ZynAddSubFX, place the XIZ files in a folder and move the folder to the following location:
Then, selectin ZynAddSubFX, and click the . The instruments in the bank should now be displayed in ZynAddSubFX.
NOTE: You may also import XIZ instrument files into LMMS, an open source digital audio workstation (DAW).