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Can only hear some notes in this instrument 1 month 3 weeks ago #1

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Hello

In the attached SF2 I'm only able to hear 0-40 with one layer, and 57-62 with both layers. I also get the same results with Viena SoundFont Editor. I will try Vienna and others to see if it is any better, but can hear most of the SF2 when played via BassMidi in Falcosoft Midi Player. Some help would be great.

Thanks a lot

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Can only hear some notes in this instrument 1 month 3 weeks ago #2

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delete the Sample end offset at the bottom of the Instrument pane'
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Can only hear some notes in this instrument 1 month 3 weeks ago #3

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Appreciate it, yes I set the Sample End Offset from -xxxxxx to 0 and it works now. But what is Sample End and Start Offset and how to set it in Viena or Vienna ?

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Can only hear some notes in this instrument 1 month 3 weeks ago #4

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if you use single samples (like you do) you dont need to set sample offsets, the complete sample will be played.
there are people in this world who think it is better to have all samples in one file an pick parts setting start and end offsets.
advice; stay with Polyphone.
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Can only hear some notes in this instrument 1 month 3 weeks ago #5

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I prefer dual samples for stereo instruments (this is not my soundfont) Yes but what is sample offset for and how to set that in Viena and Vienna ?
Yes I like to have one soundfont or sf2 file store all the samples for an instrument too if that is what you mean. I'm not sure how start and end offsets help here.
Sure but Viena has a nice look to it.
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Can only hear some notes in this instrument 1 month 3 weeks ago #6

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stereo in a soundfont is nonsense. if you have two ears you hear everything in stereo. but if you like to give yourself and your computer twice as much work as necesary, go ahead.
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