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November 8th, 2015
Version 1.7 brings new views and features for better editing soundfonts.

June 14th, 2015
The update 1.6 brings a better stability and several bug fixes. Polyphone is now available in a 64-bit version for Windows.

October 21st, 2014
Polyphone has now an italian translation in the version 1.5. Copy / paste features are improved for the editing of instruments and presets.

August 7th, 2014
The ergonomics of Polyphone has improved in the version 1.4.

February 16th, 2014
Several improvements in the version 1.3: synthesizer more efficient, keyboard more convenient, possibility of opening sfArk archives.

December 28th, 2013
Polyphone is now built for Mac OS X !

December 20th, 2013
Polyphone 1.2 brings a lot of changes and a new language: Spanish. Sfz import is now possible.

November 8th, 2013
Numerous improvements in Polyphone 1.1, and an export in an sfz format.

September 1st, 2013
Version 1.0 of Polyphone is available! The synthesizer has been revised and minor bugs are fixed.

August 20th, 2013
Spatialization tool available in the preset level in the version 0.9 of Polyphone.

July 21st, 2013
Version 0.8 is out: a new tool is available, the interface is more configurable, some bugs are fixed.

July 1st, 2013
Minor evolutions in the version 0.7, packaging preparation for Linux.

June 25th, 2013
Version 0.6 of Polyphone is out: the synth improved again, a recorder has been added.

March 20th, 2013
New improvements of the synth and the global setting tool in the version 0.5.

March 3rd, 2013
Polyphone v0.4 is available, improving the synth and the global setting tool.

February 14th, 2013
Third release of Polyphone, with additional tools and some issues fixed (v0.3).

February 10th, 2013
Second release of Polyphone, adding audio and midi supports (v0.2).

January 5th, 2013
Polyphone website birth and first release of Polyphone software (v0.1).


Polyphone is a free software for editing soundfonts in format sf2. These files contain a multitude of audio samples put together and configured so as to form musical instruments that can be used by synthesizers such as fluidsynth and played using a MIDI keyboard.

The goal of Polyphone is to provide:

  • a simple and efficient interface for creating and editing .sf2 files, available on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux,
  • tools to facilitate and automate the editing of different parameters, making it possible to handle a large amount of data.

Polyphone is licensed under GNU General Public License. Anyone may thus access the source code, and is welcome to help in the development of the program.


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