Fantasize SoundFont (SF2) Player VSTi
Fantasize is an integrated sampler instrument to play
SoundFont v2.x files in .sf2 format.
- Load SoundFont -
This button is located in the center of the interface. Click it and
select a SoundFont2 instruments/drumkits bank file to load
- Here you can set the patch (instrument) number in the SoundFont
collection to be played by the generator.
- Preset Number
- Here you can set the preset number in the SoundFont collection to be
used by Fantasize.
- Instrument -
Shows the name of the selected instrument. Click this area to see a
full list with instruments/drumkits available in the currently loaded
(Low Frequency Oscillator): Modulation Depth, Frequency
envelope generator with Attack, Sustain, Decay and Release
parameters and several modulation targets.
Unit: A wave distortion effect which maps input to output
values using a flexible spline-based graph. Distorts the input depending
on a transfer function you draw by dragging the control points with
Channel selector and Master Volume control.
Effect Built-in: Feedback amount & Modulation knobs.
Effect Built-in: Customizable with user controls for: size
room, width room, damping factor & mix.
Harmonic Spectrum (Freq. analyzer)
MIDI keyboard that can be played with the mouse, or keyboard
(Q is Middle-C, Z two Octaves lower) The 'T' on the left of the
keyboard sets Toggle Mode where each key stays held until you click it
a second time.
control: affects pitch transitions. A gliding effect that
allows a sound to change pitch at a gradual rate, rather than abruptly,
when a new key is pressed or MIDI note sent. When turned to the far
left, there are no pitch transitions - new notes immediately play at
their "correct" pitch. If turned to the right, the glide time increases
- new notes are triggered at the pitch of the previous note, and then
gradually glide to the pitch of the played note, quickly or slowly,
depending on the setting of this knob.
Automation: The following MIDI Continuous Controllers (MIDI
CC) messages are recognized and affect the described parameters:
MIDI Implementation Chart for Fantasize SF2 Player::
CC# 01 - LFO DEPTH (Modulation
CC# 03 - LFO FREQ.
CC# 09 - LFO OFFSET
CC# 05 - GLIDE - Portamento Time -
CC# 07 - MASTER VOLUME
CC# 71 - DECAY - ENVELOPE GENERATOR
CC# 72 - RELEASE - ENVELOPE GENERATOR
CC# 73 - ATTACK - ENVELOPE GENERATOR
CC# 74 - SUSTAIN - ENVELOPE GENERATOR
CC# 88 - REVERB SIZE ROOM
CC# 89 - REVERB WIDTH ROOM
CC# 90 - REVERB DAMPING FACTOR ROOM
CC# 91 - REVERB MIX LEVEL
CC# 102 - DELAY MODULATION
CC# 103 - DELAY FEEDBACK
Audio Plugin Resources
you install VST Instruments & Effects, please make sure your
computer fulfills the following requirements:
System: Native dll file for Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8,
Windows 8.1, Windows 10
x86 architecture (32-bit platform).
For x64 (64-bit platform) test the demo
plug-in with your host internal bit bridge as in Cubase up to v8.5 (VST Bridge),
FL Studio (Bridged
mode), Cakewalk SONAR (BitBridge),
Cockos REAPER (Bridging),
Acoustica Mixcraft (full
or via external jBridge application for Ableton Live, PreSonus Studio One,
Cubase 9, etc.
Linux Operating System: with
the following requirements (Special Thanks to
Paul Davis) or in
v2.1 with Native VST support.
Intel Mac OS X:
Wine based host called
SM Pro Audio VFX Software as standalone program or
by routing the audio
signals to your favorite sequencer (e.g.
GarageBand, Logic Pro)
Cycling74 SoundFlower and
(Macintosh® OS X 10.5 Intel, Mac OS X 10.6 Intel).
Intel Mac OS X:
Apple's Boot Camp software,
included with Mac OS X v10.5 Leopard, v10.6 Snow Leopard and Mac OS X v10.7
500 MHz Processor (Pentium®,
Celeron® AMD® or equivalent) minimum.
RAM: 128 MB or higher recommended.
VST compatible host / Digital Audio Workstation
DAW/ MIDI Sequencer: This VST software can be "plugged in" to any host application that supports VST
Technology like: Image-Line FL Studio, Steinberg Cubase Pro, Artist and
Elements, Cakewalk by BandLab, Ableton Live, Cockos REAPER, PreSonus Studio One,
Acoustica Mixcraft, MAGIX Acid Pro, MakeMusic
Finale, Avid Sibelius, Mackie Tracktion, AudioMulch, Steinberg Nuendo, Magix
Samplitude, Magix Music Maker, Cantabile (Lite, Solo, Performer), n-Track
Studio, VSTHost, SAVIHost, and much more
MIDI Device: After launching the Digital
Audio Workstation or MIDI host application be sure to select the appropriate
MIDI device before attempting to play your MIDI controller.
An ASIO® soundcard is recommended for
low latency real-time play.
test extensively the demo version of your selected product (s) in your
make sure there are no misbehaviors before purchasing.
To install VST plug-in, follow these steps:
To uninstall simply remove the Fantasize SoundFont Player
# Changes in graphical user
Minor bugs fixed.
# Documentation updated to fit current version.
# Fixed issue in stereo output.
# Bank Number 128 For
# Default SF2 changed stereo mode.
v2.4 / v2.5:
# Various minor bugs fixes -Internal release-
# Added new Bank and Instrument selector on GUI.
# Fixed serious problem with
soundbanks of several instruments, when select a
preset and after return to default instrument.
# Minor changes in GUI.
# Various minor bugs fixes.
# MIDI Automation: Full Parameters can be modulated by
MIDI continuous controllers. Fantasize now recognizes 15
different MIDI CC
# Pitch Bend adjusted.
# Master volume control now visible on GUI.
# Switch for direct link to Syntheway website.
# Hint Property: Display CC# info when the mouse is over
# Small adjustments in GUI.
Bug fix soundfont loader
-Display error-, I/O
Freq.Oscillator modified., Add Signal's Harmonic
Spectrum, Add Slide control
# Add Reverb and Delay Effect Built-in.
# New Frequency Oscillator.
# Add Distortion Unit.
# Some GUI modifications.
# Unified ADSR envelope
# Some problems in Cubase fixed (relating to tune)
# Several minor bugs fixes.
Sound quality improvements and some GUI modifications.
Various minor bugs fixes.
Bug fix switch mono, Redesigned GUI graphics,
Improved performance, Some
problems when used in AudioMulch
Bug fix soundfont loader,
Added 1 LFO, Redesigned GUI graphics, Some problems when
used in Cubase fixed
and Programming by Daniel Laiseca
Evaluation & Registration
The code for the licensed and evaluation
versions of this software are
The Demo Version
is full functional. You can do anything you can do with the full
version, also some
presets are included to demonstrate the instruments
demo restrictions are:
demo generates a short beep noise in all output channels every 10
seconds and is limited to a certain number of trial
Registered Version does not have nagging sounds and their use
The program is a SHAREWARE. You are hereby licensed
to use this
software for evaluation purposes without charge but if you use this software after the evaluation period, a
registration fee is required.
Note that by registering the software, you enable us to improve it and
full version is available to purchase, as downloadable software, the
price is US$29,
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