Sforzando is a biased SoundFont sampler VST

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Question: Did you ever experience this with your Sforzando?

Yes
3
21%
Sometimes, but they're gone now
1
7%
Nope
10
71%
 
Total votes: 14

Trinikitti Nya
KVRer
5 posts since 18 Nov, 2019

Post Mon Apr 06, 2020 5:30 pm

How, you ask? Firstly, many instruments that have the word Tuba in it sounds like this when imported. There's nothing wrong with the SoundFont itself. It's the player. I used a different SoundFont player called sfz, and it works perfectly fine.
Why does Sforzando do this? It's simple! They want you to download War Tuba in order to get high-quality tuba sounds! :roll: This even happens with other instruments like the organ! The VST purposefully makes them sound off so you can download their version of it made specifically for Sforzando.

PTV
KVRAF
2156 posts since 5 Jan, 2006

Re: Sforzando is a biased SoundFont sampler VST

Post Tue Apr 07, 2020 5:49 am

Trinikitti Nya wrote:
Mon Apr 06, 2020 5:30 pm
Why does Sforzando do this? It's simple! They want you to download War Tuba in order to get high-quality tuba sounds! :roll: This even happens with other instruments like the organ! The VST purposefully makes them sound off so you can download their version of it made specifically for Sforzando
:nutter:

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Jace-BeOS
KVRAF
6164 posts since 7 Jan, 2005 from Corporate States of America

Re: Sforzando is a biased SoundFont sampler VST

Post Tue Apr 07, 2020 6:22 am

WTAF?
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kinwie
KVRist
370 posts since 22 Aug, 2013

Re: Sforzando is a biased SoundFont sampler VST

Post Tue Apr 07, 2020 7:16 am

I don't understand the meaning of that post

???

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Erisian
KVRian
1166 posts since 21 Mar, 2020

Re: Sforzando is a biased SoundFont sampler VST

Post Tue Apr 07, 2020 7:50 am

I think the OP is saying that non-Sforzando soundfonts sound bad in Sforzando in order to persuade you to buy Sforzando sound fonts.

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Gamma-UT
KVRAF
5508 posts since 8 Jun, 2009 from UK

Re: Sforzando is a biased SoundFont sampler VST

Post Tue Apr 07, 2020 8:18 am

This wins the prize of nuttiest thread of the week. Plogue doesn't even produce the War Tuba - that's from Karyofer, a third party. And it's free. So, it's a mystery what Plogue might get out of this "bias".

Jafo
KVRAF
1985 posts since 20 Dec, 2002 from The Benighted States of Trumpistan

Re: Sforzando is a biased SoundFont sampler VST

Post Tue Apr 07, 2020 8:18 am

Erisian wrote:
Tue Apr 07, 2020 7:50 am
I think the OP is saying that non-Sforzando soundfonts sound bad in Sforzando in order to persuade you to buy Sforzando sound fonts.
That's my reading as well. But only if they have the word "tuba" in the name.

Easy enough to verify: sfz files are plain text, so edit a few things and see if anything changes. But since Sforzando was released quite a few years before War Horns (made by a third party and isn't even a soundfont!), this'd be quite a long-term and pointless conspiracy to corner the market in the valuable tuba sounds, err, market.

Kinda like when John Dvorak posited back in the '90s (maybe late '80s?) that Windows was just a plot to oust WordPerfect from the top word processor (something about how WordPerfect had better printer drivers, so Microsoft changed the architecture).
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KVRAF
4646 posts since 6 May, 2002

Re: Sforzando is a biased SoundFont sampler VST

Post Tue Apr 07, 2020 9:10 am

Do you try writing to Plogue about the import bug you discovered?
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JoaquinAce
KVRist
456 posts since 8 Apr, 2018 from SC, USA

Re: Sforzando is a biased SoundFont sampler VST

Post Tue Apr 07, 2020 9:13 am

Either Covid-19 spreads to the brain now or people are getting cage fever.

kinwie
KVRist
370 posts since 22 Aug, 2013

Re: Sforzando is a biased SoundFont sampler VST

Post Tue Apr 07, 2020 9:16 am

Erisian wrote:
Tue Apr 07, 2020 7:50 am
I think the OP is saying that non-Sforzando soundfonts sound bad in Sforzando in order to persuade you to buy Sforzando sound fonts.
That's why i'm confused...what's wrong with his tuba :D :D

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Erisian
KVRian
1166 posts since 21 Mar, 2020

Re: Sforzando is a biased SoundFont sampler VST

Post Tue Apr 07, 2020 9:19 am

kinwie wrote:
Tue Apr 07, 2020 9:16 am
Erisian wrote:
Tue Apr 07, 2020 7:50 am
I think the OP is saying that non-Sforzando soundfonts sound bad in Sforzando in order to persuade you to buy Sforzando sound fonts.
That's why i'm confused...what's wrong with his tuba :D :D
Tuba-culosis? :hihi:

Jafo
KVRAF
1985 posts since 20 Dec, 2002 from The Benighted States of Trumpistan

Re: Sforzando is a biased SoundFont sampler VST

Post Tue Apr 07, 2020 9:20 am

Tuba or not to bah, that is the question...
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kinwie
KVRist
370 posts since 22 Aug, 2013

Re: Sforzando is a biased SoundFont sampler VST

Post Tue Apr 07, 2020 9:22 am

Erisian wrote:
Tue Apr 07, 2020 9:19 am
kinwie wrote:
Tue Apr 07, 2020 9:16 am
Erisian wrote:
Tue Apr 07, 2020 7:50 am
I think the OP is saying that non-Sforzando soundfonts sound bad in Sforzando in order to persuade you to buy Sforzando sound fonts.
That's why i'm confused...what's wrong with his tuba :D :D
Tuba-culosis? :hihi:
LOL

kinwie
KVRist
370 posts since 22 Aug, 2013

Re: Sforzando is a biased SoundFont sampler VST

Post Tue Apr 07, 2020 12:04 pm

Well, unfortunately, the OP didn't write about what problem he/she got into with soundfont in sforzando but instead made a weird judgement.
Who knows somebody here can offer help

And for so long, this is the first time i see a person mad at Sforzando :dog:

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mladi
KVRian
1054 posts since 14 Apr, 2016 from Germany

Re: Sforzando is a biased SoundFont sampler VST

Post Tue Apr 07, 2020 12:40 pm

He def know what he's talking about. :lol:
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