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What is it, where and how to

Q: What is SFZ? Where I can find some documentation? I would like to make my own instrument.
A: You can find the documentation and tutorials on the sfzformat website.

Q: Are there some instruments that I can test with sfizz?
A: There are various websites where to get free and commercial instruments, some of the free ones are linked from here, like sfzinstruments and freepats.

Supported by sfizz

Q: Which opcodes are supported by sfizz?
A: The opcode support table can be found here. It has also some search filters:

  • by query string
  • by version
  • by status (supported, unsupported and work in progress)
  • by categories



Q: I can’t load any sfz or scala file, selecting the menu / clicking the button does nothing.
A: The file requester depends on the zenity package, which probably is missing in your system.