On Sat, 9 Apr 2005 13:24:55 -0400, "Sinbad" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>I got rid of my soundblaster on my old computer and used LiveSynth Pro (with
>Sonar 2.2) because the Gina20 card I was using did not support Soundfonts.
>I intend to upgrade to a Gina3G soon. Will I have the same problem there?
>Will I still need LiveSynth Pro to use Soundfonts? Is the Soundfont
>technology proprietary to Creative?
>(I don't want any Creative cards in my system.)
When SoundFonts appeared, we were using slow computers. Now, we've
got power to spare to run them in software. I think if you want a
hardware solution, you'll need to install a Creative (or close
Many people install a SB card alongside their quality card, just to
play SoundFonts. If you have a SB available, don't count out this
solution on principle until you've tried it. :-)