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Libraries are essential for collecting and organizing phrases, harmonies and other parameters. Learn how to use and create them.

Harmony: Palettes

Learn how to use the Palette to navigate keys, build chord progressions and explore the space of harmony with your own palette layouts.



Learn how to import Standard MIDI Files into Synfire and create new phrases from their contents.


Get an idea of the overall window layout and how to move between pages and parts, how to zoom in and out of details and where to find what.

The Pale Rider (file attached)

By andre

I have no idea why the rider is pale or where and why she's actually riding, but since this arrangement lends itself so fantastically to Snippets sessions, I updated it and published a remix as one of the new Synfire examples.


Upright Bass !!

By andre

Extremely cool upright bass solo here. I just came across this while programming a similar style for the upcoming generative algos. Erm, it won't be quite as exciting as this live performance (...)


Sprike: Feedback and Patches

By andre

Enjoying Sprike already? We'd love to hear some feedback and encourage you to explore it and create some new sounds. We'd love to hear them! I should note that Synfire 1.8 is (...)


Synfire Pro Sustain Chords Library

By soundcase

movie style pads i prefer to use linear recognition and Horizontal symbol for this kind of material also VL is weak but keyboard mixed ( without sustain :) ) gives some great (...)


Alt Progression Presets

By markstyles

Here is a Progression Preset which consists of ten progressions. Many are 16 bars long with fairly fast chord changes. Download this and place in Mac HD/Library/Application Support/SynfirePro/Config/Progressions. It will then show (...)