Music Notation Editors

Recommended: Laborejo, MuseScore, Denemo, Katmus

ABC a language designed to notate tunes in an ascii format. (This page is the main resource for abc-related packages) abc music_notation_editors ,
ABC Plus Project Enhancements for the ABC language, including “abcpp” (abc preprocessor) and “JedABC” (abc file editor) abc music_notation_editors ,
abcMIDI renders abc score to MIDI file abc music_notation_editors midi_software file_conversion , , ,
ariamaestosa Cross-platform MIDI sequencer/editor. Lets users compose, edit and play MIDI files in a simple user interface offering score, keyboard (piano-roll… , , , , , ,
Canorus Canorus is a free extensible music score editor. It supports note writing, import/export of various file formats, MIDI input and output, scripting and …
ChordCast for_guitarists_only java music_notation_editors , ,
ChordDB a Web-based database front-end that keeps track of chord files (fake sheets), accepts Chord and ChordPro input files, and creates output in PDF, text, …
Chordpack for_guitarists_only music_notation_editors unmaintained , ,
Denemo Denemo is a music notation program for Linux and Windows that lets you rapidly enter notation for typesetting via the LilyPond music engraver. Music can… , , , , ,
Gsharp extensible Lisp-based music score editor music_notation_editors
GuitarTex for_guitarists_only music_notation_editors ,
Jef's ABC page Extension software for ABC, includes abc2mps (abc files to Postscript) and tclabc (Tcl/Tk interface for abc files) abc music_notation_editors ,
Katmus A Qt4 app for manual music transcription. Features a score editor synchronized with a wave file, time stretching, audio analysis through the fast Fourie…
Laborejo Laborejo, Esperanto for “Workshop”, is used to craft music through notation. It is a LilyPond GUI frontend, a MIDI creator and finally a tool collec… , , , , ,
LilyComp “This program was written to speed up the creation of lead sheets. It just enters notes and rests with the indicated duration.” lilypond music_nota… ,
LilyPond The music typesetter for Linux, outputs TeX, PostScript, PDF, and MIDI files, with an awesome features set and beautiful notation LilyPond-relate… ,
LilyPond Guide For Beginners * <> a set of introductory tutorials from Eugene Cormier lilypond music_notation_editors and_… , , ,
Mup music_notation_editors
MUP Utilities Utilities for use with Mup music_notation_editors
MuseScore MuseScore is a cross-platform scorewriter supporting a wide variety of file formats and input methods. lilypond music_notation_editors ,
MusicXML “... a universal translator for common Western musical notation... designed as an interchange format for notation, analysis, retrieval, and performanc… ,
MusiXTeX * <> full-featured music typesetting via TeX (This page is also the main resource for other TeX-related notation pac… ,
MuX2D graphic editor for MusiXTeX files, from Lukas Gr&uuml;tzmacher music_notation_editors unmaintained ,
Notation Editors Under Linux a look at notation editors for producing sheet music (especially focused on Mup). on-line_articles and_now_for_something_rather_d… , ,
NoteEdit Qt-based notation editor with output in LilyPond, MIDI, and MusicXML formats lilypond music_notation_editors ,
OOoLilyPond a neat macro for inserting LilyPond-created music notation into documents, from Samuel Hartmann lilypond music_notation_editors ,
PMW Philip's Music Writer, an easy-to-use music typesetting program lilypond music_notation_editors ,
Printable Manuscript Paper Blank manuscript in PostScript and PDF formats music_notation_editors
Rosegarden Advanced audio/MIDI sequencer, notation editor, Csound-score producer, score creation from MIDI input and more. Supports plugins (softsynths/effects… , , , , , , , ,
XCircuit a drawing package for X which includes some very nice music typography and outputs Postscript files music_notation_editors


Recommended: TuxGuitar

Bipscript a simple programming environment for creating music Features * instantiate and connect LV2 plugins to create audio and MIDI networks * schedule… , , , , , , , , ,
Dr Fermi Tabulator converts ASCII tablature to a standard MIDI file tablature_software for_guitarists_only midi_software file_conversion , , ,
eTktab tablature_software for_guitarists_only ,
Gnometab tablature_software for_guitarists_only ,
guitar pro for_guitarists_only tablature_software ,
KGuitar tablature_software for_guitarists_only ,
nootka Qt4 app that helps to learn score reading and guitar tabulature. Uses ALSA or PulseAudio. alsa_seq tablature_software score_recognition_software for_gu… , , ,
ptabtools library and utilities for opening PowerTab files and converting them to LilyPond and ASCII formats tablature_software for_guitarists_only ,
SongWrite the latest and greatest incarnation of what was formerly Jiba's GTablature Songwrite is a tablature (guitar partition) editor coded in Python and … ,
tab a lute tablature typesetting system tablature_software
TuxGuitar Guitar tablature editor/player written in Java-SWT. It can open GuitarPro, PowerTab and TablEdit files. for_guitarists_only tablature_software ,

Audio Transcription

paulstretch audio_transcription_software
play it slowly Play back audio files at a different speed or pitch. Uses JACK or ALSA (via GStreamer) Warning: This project is currently unmaintained. It has… , ,
StretchPlayer Audio file player that allows you to change the speed of the song without changing the pitch. It will also allow you to transpose the song to ano… ,
TimeStretch Player A free web based alternative to Play It Slowly. It features higher quality time stretching and a more fancy UI. audio_transcription_softwa…
Transcribe! aid for transcribing recorded music, from the programmers at SeventhString It is also used by many people for play-along practice. It can change p…
YATM A simple command line audio player which can perform playback at a different speed than the original audio was recorded with. This is done without changi…

Software For Song Lyrics

Asaph a tool for Christian music groups and worship leaders for managing song databases“, from Daniel Azuma. song_lyric_tool
jLyrics Java-based program for storing and editing lyrics song_lyric_tool java ,
Lyman song lyrics collection management software, requires Java song_lyric_tool java ,
apps/notation_apps.txt · Last modified: 2014/03/15 10:54 by j_e_f_f_g