Smurf is a GTK-based SoundFont editor. SoundFont files are a collection of audio samples and other data that describe instruments for the purpose of composing music. SoundFont files do not describe the music itself, but rather the sounds of the instruments. These instruments can be composed of any digitally recordable or generated sound. This format provides a portable and flexible sound synthesis environment that can be supported in hardware or software. Note that Swami is the successor to Smurf and is an entire object-oriented rewrite of it.
|Tags||multimedia Sound/Audio Editors MIDI Sound Synthesis|
|Operating Systems||POSIX BSD FreeBSD Linux|
Release Notes: Sequencer support for the newest ALSA CVS was fixed. ALSA 0.9.0 versions less than 0.9.0beta6 are no longer supported. A command line sound font file open feature was added. The AWE wavetable driver blank device file name bug was fixed.
Release Notes: ALSA 0.9.0beta6+ sequencer support, improved preference handling, commandline switches for trouble-shooting driver crashes on startup, and updated German translation added.
Release Notes: Workarounds for bugs in ALSA <= 0.5.10b, including problems with sample caching (kernel oopses) and bi-directional sequencer access.
Release Notes: Improved AWE wavetable support, including sample caching and loading of entire sound fonts, ALSA CVS support, icons in the sound font tree for various item types, limited virtual sound font bank support, and better handling of piano and wavetable device.
Release Notes: A fix for a bug in the build process with sound file libraries.