Alternatives to Guitar Pro for all platforms with any license

  • MuseScore icon

    MuseScore

    MuseScore is a free music notation and composition software available for Linux, Windows and Mac. It allows for fast and easy note...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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    TuxGuitar

    Open source guitar tab viewer and editor, alternative to Guitar Pro. It is capable of opening files from Guitar Pro 3-5, MIDI-files...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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    Rosegarden

    Rosegarden is a well-rounded audio and MIDI sequencer, score editor, and general-purpose music composition and editing environment. ...

    Open Source Linux

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    Sibelius

    Sibelius is the world’s best-selling music notation software, trusted by top composers, publishers, and students alike. With Sibelius...

    Commercial Mac Windows

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    Denemo

    GNU Denemo is a music notation editor that lets you rapidly enter notation for typesetting via the LilyPond music engraver. You can...

    Open Source Windows Linux

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    Impro-Visor

    Impro-Visor (short for “Improvisation Advisor”) is a music notation program designed to help jazz musicians compose and hear solos...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    NtEd

    NtEd is a GTK+ score editor. It intends to be really WYSIWYG: what you see on the screen is exactly what you get on printer output. It...

    Open Source Linux

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    Songsterr

    Songsterr is an archive of guitar, bass and drum tabs. It is collaboratively built and maintained by your fellow music lovers. Anyone...

    Freemium Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

  • Finale icon

    Finale

    Finale is proprietary scorewriting software developed by MakeMusic, Inc. It displays music primarily in music notation and allows for...

    Commercial Mac Windows

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    Canorus Music Score Editor

    Canorus is a free cross-platform music score editor. It supports an unlimited number and length of staffs, polyphony, a MIDI playback...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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    music21

    Music21 is a Python-based toolkit for computer-aided musicology. Applications of this toolkit include computational musicology, music...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    MC Musiceditor

    MC Musiceditor is free/open source (GPLv2) music notation software (Windows). It has been developed with only one purpose: to make...

    Open Source Windows

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    EasyABC

    EasyABC allows you to edit and play abc files. It supports conversion from MusicXML and MIDI to ABC. The latter uses a custom...

    Open Source Mac Windows

  • ABCJ

    ABCJ is a pure-Java editor, player and librarian for music files stored using Chris Walshaw's ABC notation. Features :-. •...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud

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    DGuitar

    DGuitar is a Guitar Pro (*.GP4,*.GP3,GTP) viewer, player that works under Linux, MacOs, Solaris, BSD, Windows and any other...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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    Noteflight

    Noteflight is an amazing online notation editor. On the free version you get 10+ instruments to choose from, lots of musical symbols...

    Freemium Web / Cloud

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    Aria Maestosa

    Aria Maestosa is an open-source (GPL) midi tracker/editor. It lets you compose, edit and play midi files with a few clicks in a...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Harmony Assistant

    Harmony Assistant is an unbeatable software for computer-assisted music composition and editing. Its harmonizing capabilities enable...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

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  • Power Tab Editor icon

    Power Tab Editor

    Power Tab Editor is a free tablature authoring tool created by Brad Larsen for Windows. It is used to create guitar, bass and ukulele...

    Free Windows

  • Guitar Tab Player icon

    Guitar Tab Player

    Guitar Tab Player is a simple and very fast tablature reader and player with HD quality. It allows you to watch and play your tabs and...

    Free Android

  • Melody Assistant icon

    Melody Assistant

    Melody Assistant is dedicated to music writing, printing and rendering. Easy to use, Melody Assistant offers a user-friendly...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

  • NoteWorthy Composer icon

    NoteWorthy Composer

    NoteWorthy Composer is a graphical score editor intended for the creation of sheet music, but it can also import and export MIDI and...

    Commercial Windows

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    Band-in-a-Box

    Band-in-a-Box is so easy to use! Just type in the chords for any song using standard chord symbols (like C, Fm7, or C13b9), choose the...

    Commercial Mac Windows

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    Flat

    Flat lets you write sheet music with your friends in real time with a nice music notation editor. Create and edit your music score...

    Free Web / Cloud Google Drive Facebook Google Classroom Hangouts Chrome Web Store

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    ABCexplorer

    ABC, a text based music score manager-editor for free. You can copy, transpose or play these songs, import midi-music files, export to...

    Free Windows

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    GVOX Encore

    Encore is the standard in professional music notation. Its powerful transcribing and editing capabilities help musicians of all levels...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • Real Guitar icon

    Real Guitar

    Real Guitar is one of the most realistic guitar simulator apps featuring a user-friendly interface and an awesome sound quality. All...

    Freemium iPhone iPad

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    TabToolkit

    TabToolkit for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch is an incredibly powerful music notation viewer with multi-track audio playback. The app...

    Commercial iPhone iPad

  • Reflow icon

    Reflow

    Reflow is a music notation app that runs on iPhone, iPad and Mac. It is a 100% Native app that supports iCloud sync and latest Mac OS...

    Commercial Mac iPhone iPad

  • KGuitar icon

    KGuitar

    Kguitar is a guitar tablature editor for Linux, featuring: * Powerful and convenient tablature editing, including many effects and...

    Open Source Linux

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    TEFpad

    TEFpad LE is a editor of TablEdit files (.tef format) designed for the iPad. Just like TEFview for iOS, our free file viewer, TEFpad...

    Commercial iPad

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    Jazz++

    Jazz++ is a MIDI sequencer/composer. Create your own music.

    Open Source Windows Linux

  • TablEdit icon

    TablEdit

    TablEdit is a program for creating, editing, printing and listening to tablature and sheet music (standard notation) for guitar and...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • MagicScore icon

    MagicScore

    MagicScore is an easy and powerful music notation and composition software. MagicScore is the smart choice for musicians, composers...

    Freemium Windows

  • MuseScore Sheet Music Player icon

    MuseScore Sheet Music Player

    The MuseScore Player opens and plays scores made with the free MuseScore notation software. The app dynamically fits the sheet music...

    Commercial Android Android Tablet