PSR E433

This section is for the popular E series keyboards from Yamaha. If you have a problem, need info or have tips to pass on, please post here.

Moderators: Derek, parametric, Saul

User avatar Norway
Posts: 1
Joined: Sat Jan 12, 2019 10:40 pm

PSR E433

Unread post by datateknikk » Sat Jan 12, 2019 10:44 pm

Hi, i am looking for howto use SF2-files in my PSR E433, i am using LINUX MINT 19
Is there a way to convert SF2 to MIDI in LINUX?
User avatar United States of America
Global Moderator
Global Moderator
Posts: 746
Joined: Wed Jan 29, 2014 4:24 am

Re: PSR E433

Unread post by SeaGtGruff » Sat Jan 12, 2019 11:53 pm

When you say "SF2," do you mean SoundFont 2.x files? Or did you perhaps mean to say "SFF2" or Style File Format 2 (a.k.a. "SFF GE") files?

I know of no way to use SF2 files in the PSR-E433, although you can certainly use the PSR-E433 as a MIDI keyboard controller to control a sampler or soft synth or plug-in host that's using SoundFont files for its sounds.

On the other hand, if you actually meant style files, there is a utility program called "Style Format 2 Converter" by programmer Jørgen Sørensen. It runs under Windows and requires the .NET framework, but you might be able to run it under Wine.
Michael Rideout
Current keyboards: Yamaha YPT-400, PSR-E433, PSR-E443, PSR-EW400, MX49 BK
Current controllers: M-Audio Axiom 61-II
Previous keyboards: Farfisa Matador 611; Casio CTK-710
Post Reply

Return to “Yamaha PSR E443/E433/E423/E413/E403/E303/E203”