In celebration of the birth of nVision's SOUND card drivers section, hazart proudly presents
Yamaha SoftSynthesizer S-YXG50 Final Retail
High performance XG software wavetable synthesizer (I think it's the best!)
v4.21.03 Multilingual for Windows 2000/XP
This is the FINAL* RETAIL** WHQL*** (see details below ) version. Forget about the Toshiba one from now on!
*FINAL: Yamaha has stopped this project
**RETAIL: Full price is $50, approx. £30
***WHQL: Signed by Microsoft Windows Hardware Compatibility Publisher
BTW, this works well with TVS 1.00.07! It can be used with non-Yamaha sound cards. There is an S-YXG100, but that's for Windows 98/ME only.
The Yamaha Software Synthesizer S-YXG50 allows you to play back MIDI song files on your computer without using a hardware tone generator. Its high fidelity sounds, match the sounds from an authentic tone generator, are based on and realized by highly advanced MMX technology. The S-YXG50 lets your computer be a potential music synthesizer.
* Microsoft WHQL certificated SoftSynthesizer
* Professional sound quality (44 kHz sampling rate).
* YAMAHA XG format compatible, with a variety of controllable effects.
* Driver application for Windows that is not dependent on specific CODEC hardware.
* Performance can be matched to a wide range of applications (44 kHz/22 kHz/11 kHz sample rate switching).
* The S-YXG50 is a software wave table synthesizer designed specifically for use with MMX technology.
The software offers 676 fully programmable voices, 21 fully programmable drum kits (GM/TG300B & full XG), and a staggering 3 parallel 24 bit resolution effects busses.
Driver Date: 2002-5-22
Driver Version: 5.13.2600.37
Release Date: 2003-6-16
Desc.: 1. XGplayer 2. Driver Properties 3, 4. Control Panel
Download: Official Package (ZIP, 8626.4 KB)
Installation: Unpack and use Setup.exe (use Windows XP compatible mode if under Windows Server 2003)
Notes: As you have probably noticed, you have installed a 30-day trial version. And, since the trial has already timed out, you can't use it at all. But as I have said, I'm posting here a $50 retail version, so...
As Toshiba laptop users, we are entitled to use the full version to enhance our audio (MIDI) experience, in addition to the general purpose TVS. All you need is an OEM licence file from Toshiba, which I have attached below. After installation, simply copy this file to %systemroot%\system32 (e.g. C:\Windows\Sysyem32) to overwrite the trial licence. That's it! You will never need an upgrade since this is the final version.
WARNING: Do NOT use this software with the Toshiba OEM licence on non-Toshiba laptops or you would infringe the copyright and have serious consequences!
Source of the licence: Yamaha Soft Synthesizer S-YXG50 for Windows XP released by Toshiba
Enjoy! I would like to hear your feedback!
Toshiba OEM licence file for YAMAHA SoftSynthesizer S-YXG50 v4.21.03: