Name: fb126949 Date: 04/11/2002
Currently, the Java Sound API only supports sound banks contained in RMF files. RMF is a proprietary, non-published file format and the editor has to be bought at beatnik.com. Furthermore, RMF files are not widely used.
The industry standards DLS (Downloadable Sounds, http://www.midi.org ) and SoundFont ( http://www.soundfont.com ) are in wide use, and the file format is available to the public.