* Third-party companies produce DLS banks that are compatible with the Montego
II. For example, Sonic Implants is a source for purchasing high quality DLS
patches and banks. You can visit them at www.sonicimplants.com.
- With an editor that supports the DLS format like 'Awave', you can create
your own DLS banks. You can also convert to DLS, from other bank formats,
such as Creative SoundFonts.
- Microsoft DirectX 7.0 features the Microsoft Software Synthesizer. This
implements a Roland GM DLS Level 1 bank. If you have DirectX 7.0 or
greater installed, you can locate this bank and download it to the Santa
Here are the locations:
Windows 95/NT 4.0: C:WindowsSystemGm16.dls
Windows 98: C:WindowsSystem32DriversGm.dls
- For more information on the DLS Level 1 Specification, visit the MIDI
Manufacturer's Association at www.midi.org
Shareware programs such as "Awave" are available to convert various sampler
formats to DLS. Awave also serves as a basic patch editor to create your
own patches. It may be obtained from:
Note: VTB does not provide support or assistance with Awave.