MIDI Programming and DIY Tools

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MIDI Processing Devices and DIY Hardware

Programming Tools

DLS and XMF Development Tools

  • Nokia Audio Suite 2.0 enables authoring of SP-MIDI, Mobile DLS, and Mobile XMF content, as well as modeling the sound as played by Nokia terminals.
  • Crimson's DLS Tools is a professional editor for DLS Level-1, DLS Level-2, and Mobile DLS/XMF. It is useful for 3GPP (Mobile DLS) content authoring, MIDI sound module IC development, etc.
  • Eye and I Productions (Voice Crystal®) specializes in General MIDI & custom wavetable design and offers a wide range of GM wavetable sizes; 32KB thru 128KB for Mobile DLS1 & DLS2 applications up to 32MB for professional products. Also provides technical advice on synth functionality, testing & verification..
  • PolyPhontics is a full-featured DLS and SoundFont® compatible authoring tool for Mac OSX.
  • FMJ Software's Awave edits and creates DLS files.
  • Audio Compositor is a MIDI-to-WAV file renderer, multitimbral realtime software wavetable synth and patch editor for DLS (and other) files.
  • Moderati mXMFTool (press release)


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