As a special exception, if you create a composition which uses these sounds, and mix these sounds or unaltered portions of these sounds into the composition, these sounds do not by themselves cause the entire composition as a whole to be covered by the GNU General Public License. This exception does not however invalidate any other reasons why the composition might be covered by the GNU General Public License. If you modify these sounds, you may extend this exception to your version of the sounds, but you are not obligated to do so. If you do not wish to do so, delete this exception statement from your version.
Jan 16, 2016
(and last updated on Jan 20, 2016)
Jacques Prestreau (aka BlackWinny) has taken the time to gather all the freely available 6-OP FM patches on the web and consolidate them into one amazing patch collection.
These should work in the amazing free FM synth Dexed, and several other 6-OP FM synths.
More info from Jacques about the collection (available in the read me file):
Dexed_cart version 1.0 by BlackWinny, 2015/01/04 (YYYY/MM/DD)
All these sysex files are (or should be) compatible with Dexed, FM8, and a...
Yamaha DX7 - The legend, free for download
Depeche Mode, Underworld, Brian Eno, Phil Collins, Front 242, Queen, Beastie Boys, Herbie Hancock & many more adored their DX7 keyboards. And now it’s up to you! Get your own DX7 pianos, bells & basses for free and ready to play with the included Beat workstation Zampler//RX or other SFZ-compatible samplers
Nov 07, 2015
(and last updated on Dec 29, 2015)
Taken from Dave Benson DX7 page.
This is a zip file of 263 banks of SYX files, taken from Yamaha's UK site (they did not originate there, and Yamaha apparently has no objection to their distribution). They were put into the usual Sysex format by Jack Deckard.