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Where's Windows XP standard MIDI SoundFont?

Where's Windows XP standard MIDI SoundFont?

I'm trying to find the standard SoundFont used in WindowsXP's MIDI Wavetable Synthesizer.

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"Nevermind, I think I figured what is going on.

Basically, Windows XP uses the DLS (Downloadable Soundbank) library. It can be found in c:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\gm.dls . It should be possible to convert this DLS soundbank to a SoundFont (*.SF2) using a converter - reportedly, Extreme Sample Converter offers this functionality.

Anyway, I have found this publicly available SoundFont (link). It sounds almost exactly like Windows's standard MIDI soundbank, so it solves my problem :)"