Miscellaneous Sound Files
An attempt at creating some variant startup sounds. Some try to
represent "falling leaves" (A Haiku motif…)
BeOS 4.5 Sounds
Way back before BeOS 5 became the standard, Be supplied a variety
of beeps and startup sounds for the user to choose from, but for
some reason dropped them later. They are collected here —
hopefully not bothering anyone's copyright…
The TimGM 6MB Soundfont is the public domain one supplied by HaikuDepot.
Unfortunately the original had a few unplayable instruments which
I fixed (accordion/22, harmonica/23, bandoneon/24, and whistle/79).
It looks as if the depot has not got the corrected version yet
[even though it's labelled "fixed"!];
you can check by playing this little file:
If it sounds reasonably musical, you're OK. Otherwise, here's the