Mainstream SF2 Sample Libraries, Yingchun owned, member co-op.
All-in-one SoundFont® set.
Split Bank. 100% natural / realistic samples (+partial ReVintage).
Starlight Dream (Destroyed) is Modernized SoundFont®, Super Natural Classic (Soon) is Classic Themed (includes a few of Korg-esqued tones). Smaller than ETERNAL.
Designed for multi-purposes, includes but not limited to professional use.
Some are "ReVintage" technology because those free samples doesn't exist. We're ready to purchase the required instruments as possible.
We highly recommend these Projects!
Currently is destroyed.
V3+ with exception
SoundFont. All-in-one SoundFont Set.
Note: There are CC-BY-SA 4 materials in this SoundFont.
|Friendship!||SoundFont||GPL V3+ with exception||Panlong & Guandu
Districts, Kunming Tones Set.
This is seperate file, instead of regular mapped. Intended for composing music.
Also a part of Stardream Studios Mainstream SoundFonts.
|Ultimate Synthesized Drum Samples||Sample||GPL V3+ with exception||Stardream
Studios Ultimate Electric / Synthesized Drum Set.
This set also includes Roland TR / CR-Series drum machine emulation.
About TR-emulation: I used Synthesizer (Such as Surge) to emulate drums on T6/T8/etc, most drums are analog (Except T9 Crash Cymbal).
|2MGM||SoundFont||CC0||The only free small-sized / Lo-Fi GM SoundFont. (No
Inspired from E-mu's 1MB GM SoundFont.
|Acapella GM / GS||SoundFont||WTFPL (Public Domain)||All instruments are sung in acapella. Don't use for actual tones!|
|CdM Gamelan||Sample||Artistic License V2||Gamelan Series.|
|Ethan Winer Series||SoundFont
|15 Instruments. (Actually 13 PD, 2 ARR and "Copyrighted, but released to Public Domain", therefore this is conflicted)|
|FreePats GM Set||SoundFont||GPL V3+ with exception||Unfinished GM SoundFont
set. Don't use standalonely.
"As a special exception, if you create a composition which uses these sounds, and mix these sounds or unaltered portions of these sounds into the composition, these sounds do not by themselves cause the entire composition as a whole to be covered by the GNU General Public License. This exception does not however invalidate any other reasons why the composition might be covered by the GNU General Public License.
If you modify these sounds, you may extend this exception to your version of the sounds, but you are not obligated to do so. If you do not wish to do so, delete this exception statement from your version."
|Iowa||Sample||Public Domain||This is not only orchestra samples, other samples also included as well, like Steinway Piano, Guitar, etc. No Ensemble Instruments.|
|Oldschool Fairytales||SoundFont||CC0||Yingchun's FM GM SoundFont.
Unlike stgiga's HQ FM SoundFont, All FM samples are self-created, and the PCM / DAC samples are only Public Domain sources. Some tones are layered as well.
|OPL3 FM 128M||SoundFont||Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0||Self-explantory.|
|The Open Source Drum Kit (OSDK in short)||Sample||Public Domain||Real Music Media's OSDK set.|
|Splendid||SoundFont, sfz||Public Domain||The only free Concert Grand, Steinway D.
This is Akai Piano. 3 versions: 72M, 136M and 256M (Original SF2 unavailable?).
|TR-707 (Hyperreal)||Sample||Public Domain||15 TR-707 Samples.|
|Versilian Community Sample Library||Sample||Public Domain
|Various Instruments, all
are in raw .wav format. Rare
tones and Legacy tones are included.
This is a hybrid of a few of VSCO-2 Pro (A Commercial Material) samples and user contributed samples.
|VSCO 2 CE||Sample / sfz||Public Domain
|An Orchestral library. There're also have other two versions to buy, includes Standard Edition and Pro Edition. This is enough for use.|
|GPL V3+ (Exception is FS
|Various SoundFont Frags.
"These samples are released under the GNU GPL license. The source code being the sf2 files (of which contain the audio samples and settings). The samples and settings can be accessed within Viena and Translator Free on windows or Swami on linux. This license means that you can do what you like with them but if you create any samples from them or improve on them then you have to use the same license in your projects. This way it keeps it open source (and therefore free). This license is only concerned with the source code. Any music you create with them is nothing to do with me (i.e. you take all the royalties and use whatever license you like)."
For FreePats exception, see FreePats GM Set.
Only one exception can be used in your project.
|Musyng / Musyng Kite||SoundFont||Creative Commons BY-SA 3.0||Lots of variations.
Formerly: Music Box, Musica-7, Evanessence.
Some samples are in a Grey Area.
Features Fazioli Piano.
|Salamander Drum Kit||Sample / sfz||Creative Commons BY-SA 3.0||Self-explantory.|
|TimGM6mb||SoundFont||GPL V2 (Pure)||Older version of
All recordings are licenced under GPL V2 with this SoundFont®.
|Just t4||SoundFont||CC Sampling+ (retired)||Yamaha Tyros 4 GM
SoundFont. Arachno and XG Remap samples also included! (CC Sampling+:
Only partial can be used in commercial / business zones, it's not
But actually, samples are in Grey Area.
is Artistic License
such as XG Remap)
SoundFont. All-in-one SoundFont Set.
(Be careful! There're still a few of non-free contents. This SoundFont has unbalanced volume by each tones. Some free acoustic samples doesn't exist! Use as your own risk!)
|HiDef||SoundFont||Mixed||A Mix of 16MB GM
GS MT32 v2.51,
Another GS, Acapella, Yet Another SoundFont, Timbres of Heaven, XG
Quasisynth GM SoundFont, Keisuke Karaoke's Yamaha S-YXG50 0.2.1.2, SGM,
OmegaGMGS2 and Airfont 380. Plus a few Yingchun ripped original Roland®
See individal SoundFont for more information. Therefore non-free
samples are mixed in.
Recommended for Roland® Sample usage.
Natural SoundFont GM
|SoundFont||Mixed||Just a collection of various SF, then ignored license
Also why choose WTFPL??? Should contact LFZ for more information......
|JJazzLab||SoundFont||Mixed||Based on SGM-V2.01, JN's Mod. Guitars restricted, Also EG from Just t4.|
|Melting Pot||SoundFont||Mixed||Fluid + Unison + Reality GMGS.|
|No Budget Orchestra||Sample / sfz||Mixed||An Orchestra Set.
Deprecated. Mostly CC-BY-SA 4.0.
(This includes non-free / licenseless materials, such as Banjo, it's CC-BY-NC)
|Realistic SF V2 Libre||SoundFont||Mixed||Based on SL 19's one.
Most, if not all, non-free
materials removed, includes Crisis GeneralMIDI.
(Not WTFPL, should be GPL or something mixed?)
|SoundFonts4U||SoundFont, exs||Mixed||SoundFont® by John Nebauer.
Features non-free Upright Piano and Guitars.
Intended for composing music.
|8rock11e||SoundFont||Can't be splitted
(SF File said)
|One of the old SoundFonts®.|
|Aegean Symphonic Orchestra||SoundFont||Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0||Self-explantory.
Also can't be shared / repackaged.
|Arachno||SoundFont||Non-commercial use only||Samples from 3rd party materials, Digital Pianos and Arranger Keyboards.|
|Chorium||SoundFont||All Rights Reserved||Mixed with Roland SoundCanvas samples (mainly SC-88Pro for percussion) and other romplers. Two from Aspirin.|
||The oldest, largest
General MIDI Set.
Not work with FluidSynth 1.x.
Donation is now unavailable. Original links are down. Therefore now it's impossible to redistribute this and use this on business zones. Never download / touch it, even some site exists. It's unsupported now.
If you found a derivative SoundFont® that includes this on Musical Artifacts (If the license is not match), please report them to LFZ to change into "Licensing Grey Area".
Also, if anyone's sample lib contants this, notify them to stop development or use it.
|DGX (DuanGeXing) SoundFonts||SoundFont||Non-commercial use only||An earlist GM SoundFont that released in China. There're three versions: 42M (V1), 62M (V2) and 32M (V3). Also mixed with E-mu samples.|
|Can't be shared
|4 rare tones.|
|The Fairy Tale Bank (1&2)||SoundFont||Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0||A Flower Angel-esqued
SoundFont by 迎春心情.
Inspired from 小花仙 (Flower Angel), a Chinese Webgame and Cartoon.
Recommended for Sound Module Sample usage.
|Fatboy GM||SoundFont||Non-commercial use only||Based on Unison HD.|
|Free Wave Samples||Sample||Can't be shared||Just some sample frags.|
use only, can't be
|A medium-large SoundFont.
This is one of the most
The license is: "Please: can not and should receive money for this soundfont, sharing the password in email or internet, or electronic media, or copy the bank massively, either rename, sell, own the sf2, give it away or uploading to the web. Nor should convert it to other formats without my permission."
This means you're not allowed to do anything other than personal / private MIDI playbacks with this SoundFont®.
|Various SoundFont Frags.|
|Maestro Concert Grand Piano||SoundFont
|Can't be either shared or modified (Freeware)||Yamaha CF3.
|Mega Sound V2.0||SoundFont||Non-commercial use only||"Play the Live's Mega Sound!"|
|Orange Tree Samples||Sample / sfz||Can't be either shared or modified (Freeware)||Jazz Drum Kit|
|Philharmonia Orchestra (UK)||Sample||They must not be
sold or made
available 'as is'
(i.e. as samples or as a sampler instrument)
Orchestra Set. According the license, use these samples to make
SoundFonts® or something derivatives are prohibited,
whatever the samples are modified or not, either in whole or in part of
samples! This is ABSOLUTELY NOT Creative
Commons BY-SA material!!!!!!!
Now samples are down, therefore it's unsupported.
Fun Fact: Virtual Playing Orchestra includes this, so I can say VPO author is really made available "as is", even the samples are processed. He is violated the license.
|PRO7USE Enhanced||SoundFont||Non-commercial use only||Former version of KOR SoundFont.|
|Silver Spring||SoundFont||Non-commercial use only||Game SoundFont® also mixed.|
use only, Can't
be either shared or modified
(Same as GMR Basico)
|6 SoundFont Frags.|
|SoundPacks||Sample Set||None (All Rights
|Just royalty-free (Not freedom) sample packs.|
|Taira Komori||Sample (mp3)||Can't be shared
|Japanese SFX samples.|
|Timbres of Heaven||SoundFont||Can't be shared
|A super loud SoundFont by Don Allen.|
|Tisawem GM & GS||SoundFont||Non-commercial use only||A Chinese GS®SoundFont, might contains 3rd party samples...|
|Tisawem's Voice||SoundFont||Non-commercial use only, no voice trainings for Chinese, English and Japanese||Tisawem's Voice Set.|
|Titanic 200||SoundFont||Non-commercial use only, can't be shared||Some documents wrote
"Public Domain", but infact, this is a lie.
These are Fluid R1 (Now R3) samples: Clav, Celesta, Music Box, Xylophone, Accordion,
Harmonica, Viola, Orchestral Harp, Science Fiction and Banjo.
|TR-909 (Hyperreal)||Sample||Can't be shared
areas or be
|160 TR-909 Samples.
Can be emulated via Surge and Zyn.
|Unreal Instruments||sfz||Can't be either shared or modified (Freeware)||Various Japanese Sample lib.
|WeedsGM3||SoundFont||Non-commercial use only||Un4seen's official
Designed for Games.
|8.22MB GM Bank||SoundFont||Grey Area||One of the Lo-Fi SoundFonts. This isn't PD, according the samples used.|
|16MB GM GS MT32 v2.51||SoundFont||Grey Area||A very poor SoundFont.
Some tones have incorrect samples and tunings.
E-mu & Roland samples are also inside.
|Airfont Series||SoundFont||Grey Area
(except Airbus Jetplane, from 330)
CC-BY 3 only applies to Airbus Jetplane (330). Anything else goes to Grey Area.
|Alex GM||SoundFont||License Violation||Why does this just uses commercial sources?!|
|ALL in ONE GM Bank||SoundFont||Grey Area||One of the old SoundFonts. This isn't PD, according the samples used.|
|Another GS / Another
|SoundFont||Grey Area||Mix of Akai, Cadenza, Chaos12MB, E-mu, FantaGM, Fluid2, Reality GM/GS, RealSoundGS 2.0, Roland and Ultimate Drums.|
|Aspirin 160 GM GS||SoundFont||Grey Area||One of the Lo-Fi SoundFonts®. Samples came from Kurzweil and other 3rd party series. This isn't PD, according the samples used.|
|Cadenza||SoundFont||Grey Area||One of the old SoundFonts®. Has E-mu samples. This isn't PD, according the samples used.|
|Chaos12MB||SoundFont||Grey Area||One of the old SoundFonts®.|
|ColomboGMGS2||SoundFont||Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 (Grey Area samples)||This is another 3rd party series based SoundFont®.|
|Colossus.sf2||SoundFont||Pirated Files||These are directly ripped from commercial / copyrighted sources, therefore Illegal.|
|Mixed with Crisis GeneralMIDI materials (License Violation), guitars also restricted. Not even these, it maybe contains other non-free sources.|
SoundFont. Designed for game use.
Licensed under GPLv3 + FP Exception however there're illegal sample contents inside.
|E3Kay Brass Collection||SoundFont||License Violation||Contains non-commercial zone only materials. (My synth includes!) Also mixed with CGM.|
|Ele SoundFonts||SoundFont||Grey Area||Mixed with Crisis GeneralMIDI, Game SoundFonts® and other non-free sources. (Copyright Infringement + License Violation)|
|E-mu||SoundFont||Used widely, but
might be Grey Area
|SoundBlaster / Creative SoundFonts, there're lots of versions (1M to 28M). 28M/X-FI's one has no Picked Bass (Prg 35).|
|Fanta 32MB GM||SoundFont||Grey Area||One of the old SoundFonts.
This isn't PD, according the samples used.
EP2 is Roland JD Series "Crystal Rhodes".
|Fluid R3||SoundFont||MIT (Grey Area
in SF2 file)
|Old version of MuscScore's SoundFont®.|
|GeneralUser GS||SoundFont, exs||Give credit, but
most samples are
in Grey Area
|Another SoundFont, almost SC-55MkII compatibility.|
|SoundFont||Grey Area||Windows / Roland SCC-1
RLNDGM (CC-BY 4), Florestan Basic GM GS (PD), scc1t2
and GMGSx, and
more (Some are non-free).
Anyways, all other usage (e.g. Music Composition), require a written permission, as the sample content......
|Game / Moblie Series||SoundFont||Pirated Files||These are directly ripped
from commercial / copyrighted sources, therefore illegal.
Some tools (like VGMTrans) can generate GSF's.
Never use these for your any of works!
(Even creator chosen free license. They're not licensee)
|Grey Area||Mixed with non-free materials (Such as CGM, it's unsupported now) + Sound Module materials (Such as Roland®).|
|GM Ailve!||SoundFont||Grey Area||One of the medium sized SoundFonts®.|
|GM Thai Mix||SoundFont||Grey Area||Mix of various SoundFonts.|
|Gnusmas GM||SoundFont||Grey Area||Another SoundFont that released in China. But...... why NON-FREE PHILHARMONIA?!? Sadly this is licensed on CC-BY-SA 4 but it's License Violation...... Seems like Sampling+ but it's not...... So I have reported this on Github.|
|Gremlin GS||SoundFont||Grey Area||One of the old SoundFonts®.|
|Industry Standard||SoundFont||Grey Area||One of the medium-small sized SoundFonts®.|
|JCLive21||SoundFont||Grey Area||Despite the name, this SoundFont is actually unrealistic! Don't be fooled by the title!|
|JNS-GM 2||SoundFont||Grey Area||One of the medium-small sized SoundFonts®.|
|Jurgen GM GS||SoundFont||Grey Area||One of the medium sized SoundFonts®.|
|KOR SoundFonts||SoundFont||Grey Area||Designed for Games.
There're four versions: Tiny, Basic, Orchestral, Complete.
Guitars from Flamestudios (Incompatible license)
This is licensed on GPLv2 + exception but 3rd party samples mixed. Therefore goes to Grey Area!
(Except GU and NK)
|Sample / sfz /
||Just a bunch of commercial
sources (such as Eastwest Hollywood
Orchestra, SpectraSonics, etc.), so it's pirated files.
|Masterpiece||SoundFont||Grey Area||One of the medium sized SoundFonts®.|
|Mini Groove 88ish||SoundFont||Grey Area||Some samples from Quasisynth GM SoundFont®, which are from Roland! Other Roland samples also mixed in!|
|MixFont and it's SL19
|SoundFont||License Violation||Poopsy11's SoundFont.
Mixed with Crisis
Designed for Games.
|MuscScore General||SoundFont||MIT (Grey Area Samples?)||Features 3rd party samples?|
|Music Man||SoundFont||Grey Area||One of the medium sized SoundFonts®.|
|Musica Theoria 2||SoundFont||Grey Area||One of the medium-small sized SoundFonts®.|
|Not Just t4||SoundFont||License Violation||MixFont + Just t4 = Not Just t4.|
|OmegaGMGS2||SoundFont||Grey Area||Mix of various sources, such as XG® Remap, Xioad, GeneralUser GS, Roland®, Yamaha®, 16MB GM GS MT32 v2.51, etc.|
|ph GM Bank||SoundFont||Grey Area||One of the old SoundFonts.|
|Phoebia GM Bank V2||SoundFont||Grey Area||One of the old SoundFonts.|
|Previous version of
other than Lite
|SoundFont||Grey Area||Old version
of Strix's Mainstream SoundFonts®.
Explosion sound is made by cydon, licensed on Creative Commons BY-NC 3.0.
Also, current version of DSOUNDFONT is still in Grey Area due to sample replacement isn't complete.
Therefore, it's in Grey Area.
|Quasisynth GM||SoundFont||Grey Area||Mixed with Roland® Samples.|
|RealFont 2.1||SoundFont||Grey Area||Despite the name, this SoundFont® is actually unrealistic! Don't be fooled by the title! This isn't PD, according the samples used.|
|Reality GM GS||SoundFont||Grey Area||Despite the name, this SoundFont® is actually unrealistic! Don't be fooled by the title! This isn't PD, according the samples used.|
|RealSound GS||SoundFont||Grey Area||One of the old SoundFonts®. Despite the name, this SoundFont® is actually unrealistic! Don't be fooled by the title!|
|Most are Grey Area
(J-Rhodes is non-commercial use only)
|An old SoundFont® archive.
"Legal info" is almostly a lie.
|SGM-V2.01||SoundFont||Grey Area||Widely-used SoundFont.
Some Flower Angel music uses this SoundFont® as well.
Sample Sources List
(JN's mod are: Guitars / Basses only (Non-free), Guitars / Basses and Yamaha C5 / Salamander Piano, single layer and 6x layers. SL19 Port is 1st JN's mod instead of original. Thus, mixed, instead of CC-BY 3.0)
Features Roland / E-mu / Garritan and other commercial sources.
|Sonatina Symphonic Orchestra||SoundFont, Sample / sfz||Grey Area||A complete orchestra
Contains Philharmonia samples.
The CC Sampling+ is a lie.
|Grey Area||Just a
people compiled Strings without license
knowledge or ignored License Field.
(Cello Legatos are Ethan's one, the other 2 are unknown; Strings = Hades?)
(Dude, why you're ignoring License Field?)
SoundFonts, Series 1
SoundFont, Series 1. This series are DSOUNDFONT Lite, DSOUNDFONT and
(Be careful! There're still a few of 3rd party samples. These SoundFonts have unbalanced volume by each tones. Some libre acoustic samples doesn't exist!)
License is CC0, however there're illegal samples are mixed in!
|strixSF2 Mainstream SoundFonts, Series 2||SoundFont,
SoundFonts, Series 2.
Again, SoundFonts of Stardream Brand.
All-in-one SoundFont set.
"Enchant!" is DSOUNDFONT Ultimate / Starlight Dream hybrid made by strixSF2, co-owned by Yingchun Soul.
"Mystical!" (Soon) is Super Natural Classic Based.
License is GPLv3 + FP Exception, however there're illegal samples are mixed in!
|SONiVOX||SoundFont||Grey Area||This is commercial material by itself. SONiVOX EAS is used in Android (Apache 2.0).|
|Symphony Hall||SoundFont||Grey Area||One of the old SoundFonts. This isn't PD due to commercial / E-mu samples.|
|sYnerGi||SoundFont||Grey Area||Samples from Roland SC-88, Akai, etc.|
|Taiji Generation 4 SE||SoundFont||Grey Area||One of the old SoundFonts.|
|tgk3||SoundFont||Grey Area||One of the old SoundFonts.|
|The Sound Site Album Bank||SoundFont||Grey Area||One of the old SoundFonts.|
|TrianGMGS||SoundFont||Grey Area||Unknown Sources.|
|Unison||SoundFont||Grey Area||One of the old SoundFonts. I contacted FP, the result is can't be modified.|
|Unison HD||SoundFont||Grey Area||Upgraded verion of Unison, but this one is mixed with Yamaha XG Remap materials. This is private-exclusive.|
|Virtual Playing Orchestra||Sample / sfz||License Violation||A mix of
Sonatina (Creative Commons Sampling+ [retired]), Philharmonia (Prohibit
made available "as is", regardless the sample, therefore it's
license violation), Mattias
additional samples (CC-BY-SA), Iowa (Public Domain), stamperdam's
Celesta (Public Domain), No Budget Orchestra (Most parts are CC-BY-SA,
some non-freedom), VSCO 2 (Public
Therefore, this sound lib is entered to a Grey Area, instead of non-free.
|Xioad||SoundFont||Grey Area||One of the old SoundFonts®. This isn't PD, according the samples used.|
|Yamaha XG Sound Set Remap||SoundFont||Grey Area||This includes Yamaha samples by itself.|
|Yet Another SoundFont||SoundFont||Grey Area||A "clone" of Roland Sound
Recommended for Roland Samples usage.
Electric Piano 2 from SC-55.
Problems: Gamelimba & JUNO Bell = Duplicated Bell Harp. Plus wrong bank mapping + missing patches.
Licensed on CC-BY-SA 4.0 however the samples are grey area.
|32MbGMStereo||SoundFont||Unknown||NTONYX's SoundFont. All presets are chorused. The NTONYX site says can be used on any areas, but we don't know this is true or false. Might count as Grey Area.|
|Hubbe64MB||SoundFont||Unknown||One of the old SoundFonts®.|
|Merlin GM||SoundFont||Unknown||Merlin's GM SoundFont®.|
|Other NTONYX Instruments||SoundFont
|Unknown||17 SoundFont® Frags.|
|TR-808 (Hyperreal)||Sample||Unknown||116 TR-808 Samples.|