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Band-in-a-Box 64 uses the VSTSynthfont 64 app to render midi tracks. The app has been updated to V3.110. - A license must be purchased to use V3.110 for more than 15 days. - Step-by-step instructions are given below to update the app.

Follow the steps below to determine the current version of VSTSynthfont Band-in-a-Box 64 uses to render midi tracks. The version is displayed in the top, right square of the VST. See the top screenshot.
  • Open Band-in-a-Box 64 bit
  • press Ctrl + E
  • the "Audio" button
  • the "Edit Plugin Settings ..." button
  • the "Default Synth" button


Navigate to the download page for VSTSynthfont +++ HERE +++ . VSTSynthfont is the fourth selection from the top. Select the 64 bit installation package for download. See the second screen shot.

Run the VSTSynthfont 64 bit installation file. The installation file asks for a location to download the app to as well as gives a default install location. See the third screen shot.

Change the install location to: x:\bb\Data\libx64 where "x" is the default drive letter for your Band-in-a-Box program.

Follow the steps at the top of this post to verify the plugin version has updated.

Congratulations, you now have the latest update of VSTSynthfont 64!

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Wow,

It seems that nobody cares about Synthfont 64. Too bad as it's a nice soft synth.


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I've been a Synthfont registered user for about as long as I can remember. When Creative started getting squirrelly about soundfont support on their audio cards, I found Synthfont (both standalone and then later the VST) to fill that gap. Seems I got my first Synthfont back in Windows 98 days.


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Hello Jim thanks for all your info. It seems that what you see if true for version 3.2 as per the website but BAIB ships with 3.112. This version is freeware.

I would like help on how to use it. I downloaded some mega soundfont files etc. do you have a link to where I can go to get info on how to use it, load it etc. I am going to the website of VSTSynthfont for help.

I downloaded a 4 GB file at this location that seems to have thousands of sounds but how does this relate to GM?

http://stgigafunware.weebly.com/creations.html

Do you have tips on some high quality Sf2 files that would be a GM soundengine of quality better than TTS-1 or Bandstand?

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Bump.

There seems to be renewed interest in Synthfont 64. There are also new users that maybe interested in updating the program.


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