Music Notation Editors

PageDescriptionRelease DateTags
ABCa language designed to notate tunes in an ascii format 
abcMIDIConverts abc score to MIDI file 
ABC Plus ProjectEnhancements for the ABC language, including "abcpp" (abc preprocessor) and "JedABC" (abc file editor) 
BoChorda chord typesetting utility
CanorusQt music notation app supports note writing, import/export of various file formats, MIDI input and output, scripting and more2009-03-27 
ChordCastChord editor written in Java (swing). It uses an XML format to save chord sheets to files. Can also export to HTML files using PNG images for chords. Requires J2RE 1.4 to run.2002-12-23 
ChordDBa Web-based database front-end that keeps track of chord files (fake sheets)2004-07-15 
ChordpackPerl script whose purpose is to typeset song-books/songs written in chordpro format. The typesetting is done using typepesetting system TeX using macro package LaTeX2001
Common Music Notationcreates and displays traditional Western music scores
DenemoGTK front-end for Lilypond2013-07-10
Gscore"a non-page-oriented notation program", from Sebastien Tricaud
Gsharpextensible Lisp-based music score editor2003-09-06 
GUIDOa music notation formatting system and server
GuitarTextakes a Chord file containing Chordpro directives to produce good-looking and easy-to-play song sheets for guitarists in PostScript or PDF format. You can use all available LaTeX features and packages to create a songbook or a single song sheet as you like it2002 
Jef's ABC pageextension software for abc, includes "abc2mps" (abc files to Postscript) and "tclabc" (Tcl/Tk GUI for abc files)2007-05-28 
KatmusQT4-based app for manual music transcription2009-07-17 
Laborejoa Lilypond-Frontend, MIDI creator and tool collection to inspire and help you compose.2013-06-07
LilyCompa graphic note-entry utility for LilyPond, requires Python and Tkinter2004-02-15 
LilyPondthe music typesetter for Linux with an awesome features set and beautiful notation2010-12-14 
LilyPond Guide For Beginnersa set of introductory tutorials from Eugene Cormier 
Muptakes a text file as input and produces very high quality PostScript output for printed music. It can handle both regular notation and tablature notation. It can also produce MIDI files2013 
MUP UtilitiesUtilities for use with MUP 
MuseScorethe MusE WYSIWYG music typesetter2008-09-21 
MusicXML"... a universal translator for common Western musical notation... designed as an interchange for.. 
MusiXTeXfull-featured music typesetting via TeX
MuX2Dgraphic editor for MusiXTeX
NoteEditQt-based notation editor with output in LilyPond, MIDI, and MusicXML formats2006-03-27 
OOoLilyPondMacro for inserting LilyPond-created music notation into documents 
PMWCommand-line music typesetting program 
Printable Manuscript PaperBlank manuscript in PostScript and PDF formats 
RosegardenAdvanced Qt audio/MIDI sequencer, notation editor, Csound-score producer, and more. Supports plugins (softsynths/effects). Uses JACK for audio, and ALSA sequencer interface for MIDI2010-11-03
XCircuita drawing package for X which includes some very nice music typography and outputs Postscript fil..2008-07-19 
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