The menu, located in the uppermost part of the software, contains several items allowing you to access a lot of different features.
Create a new .sf2 file.
Open an .sf2, .sf3, .sfz or .sfArk file.
Save the current file.
- Save as
Save the current file in another file.
- Import samples
Import .wav samples.
- Export samples
Export in a .wav format samples present in a soundfont.
- Export (sfz)
Export one or several presets from the selected soundfonts in .sf2, .sf3 or sfz.
- Close file
Close the current file.
Quit the software.
Undo the last action.
Redo the last undone action.
Copy an element being either in the tree or in a table.
Paste a copied element.
Remove the selected element, in the tree or a table.
- Rename / Bulk rename
Rename the selected element. Several samples, instruments or presets may be simultaneously renamed according to different options:
- overwrite existing name with key name as suffix (for samples only),
- overwrite existing name with numerical ascending suffix,
- replace a string by another,
- insert text at a specific position (allowing to add a prefix or suffix),
- delete character range.
Open the software settings.
This menu displays the different tools available depending of the element selected in the tree.
You can also use the recorder: sounds played by the synthesizer included in Polyphone may be saved in a .wav file. The destination directory is chosen when starting the recording. It is then possible to pause and resume the recording.
Show or hide the toolbar below the menu bar.
- Modulator section
Show or hide the section allowing the modulator editing for the instruments or presets.
Set the virtual keyboard length and visibility.
- Full screen
Toggle full screen mode. The shortcut "F11" may be used.
- Online manual
Show this manual in a web browser.
Show the forum in a web browser.
Show the software version and the list of people who contributed to the project.