Overview pages


Pages provide an overview of all elements comprised in a soundfont. They are accessible via the headers "Samples", "Instruments" et "Presets" in the tree, and allow the visualization of their corresponding elements.

Information gathered in these pages can be used to support inspections within large soundfonts.

Samples

When clicking on the "Samples" header of a soundfont in the tree, the overview page of the samples appears.

overview page of samples

For each sample, this page allows for example to perform the following checks:

  • Is it used?
  • Is its total duration (and possibly its loop duration) long enough?
  • Has the tuning been done?
  • Is it properly linked in stereo?

Instruments

When clicking on the "Instruments" header of a soundfont in the tree, the overview page of the instruments appears.

overview page of instruments

For each instrument, this page allows for example to perform the following checks:

  • Is it used?
  • Are the numbers of linked samples, parameters and modulators consistent?
  • Are the key and velocity ranges correct?
  • Have the samples been properly attenuated?
  • Is the loop playback on?
  • Have the chorus and reverb settings not been forgotten?

Presets

When clicking on the "Presets" header of a soundfont in the tree, the overview page of the presets appears.

overview page of presets

For each preset, this page allows for example to perform the following checks:

  • Have the bank and preset numbers been properly filled?
  • Are the numbers of linked instruments, parameters and modulators consistent?
  • Are the key and velocity ranges correct?
  • Have the instruments been accurately attenuated?
  • Have the chorus and reverb settings not been forgotten?