sforzando is a free SFZ player. Advanced sample hobbyists now have a powerful tool to experiment and share instruments without relying on proprietary formats.
It is also possible to drop SF2, DLS and acidized WAV files directly on the interface, and they will automatically get converted to SFZ 2.0. Then, they can be edited.
Powered by the ARIA Engine
sforzando relies on the same ARIA Engine that powers the ARIA Player and other products from Garritan and obviously Plogue chipsounds.
Like the other ARIA products, this player is available as a standalone and VSTi/AU/RTAS plugin on Windows or OS X and can run in either 32bit or 64bit.
Dedicated To Its Community
Plogue has deployed a forum dedicated to the SFZ format to help users support each other. All technical support for this product will be community driven at ARIAEngine.com.