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  • 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 entry on a virtual note sheet. It has an integrated sequencer to allow for immediate playback of...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com

  • AudioTool icon

    AudioTool

    Start making music today — right in your browser. We provide all the tools to get you started! * Create your own tracks with the Audiotool * Open and remix other peoples arrangements * Follow other users

    Free Web / Cloud

  • Guitar Pro icon

    Guitar Pro

    The software to compose music, transcribe your favorite songs, or simply read the thousands of tabs available on the Internet.

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone Android Tablet ... iPad

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  • Sibelius icon

    Sibelius

    Sibelius is a scorewriter program, created by Sibelius Software (now part of Avid Technology) for Microsoft Windows, OS X, and historically RISC OS.

    Commercial Mac Windows

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    LilyPond

    GNU LilyPond is a computer program for music engraving. One of LilyPonds major goals is to produce scores that are engraved with traditional layout rules, reflecting the era when scores were engraved by hand. It uses a simple text...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Soundation Studio icon

    Soundation Studio

    Soundation Studio is the free online music making application that gives everyone the opportunity to make music on the internet. With instant access to music making tools like a loop library, virtual instruments, real time effects...

    Freemium Web / Cloud

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    Rosegarden

    Rosegarden is a well-rounded audio and MIDI sequencer, score editor, and general-purpose music composition and editing environment. Rosegarden is an easy-to-learn, attractive application that runs on Linux, ideal for composers...

    Open Source Linux

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    Frescobaldi

    Frescobaldi is a LilyPond sheet music text editor. It aims to be powerful, yet lightweight and easy to use. Frescobaldi is Free Software, freely available under the General Public License. .

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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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 compose, transcribe, arrange, listen to the music and much more.

    Open Source Mac Windows 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 with Internet access can contribute new tabs and make changes to existing ones. Much like Wikipedia...

    Freemium Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

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  • Yousician icon

    Yousician

    An interactive guitar-learning app. Currently Yousician supports all acoustic and electric guitars, piano and ukulele. The support for bass is coming up.

    Freemium iPhone iPad

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  • Impro-Visor icon

    Impro-Visor

    Impro-Visor (short for “Improvisation Advisor”) is a music notation program designed to help jazz musicians compose and hear solos similar to ones that might be improvised. The objective is to improve understanding of solo...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    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 tablature scores, among many others. The current version uses the *.ptb file format.The Power Tab...

    Free Windows

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  • PixiTracker icon

    PixiTracker

    No time to delve into the big and serious music apps? PixiTracker is what you need! It is a simple and fun tool to quickly create musical sketches, chip tunes and sound experiments. Without requiring a lot of musical knowledge!.

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone iPad

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  • Stave'n'Tabs icon

    Stave'n'Tabs

    iOS and macOS notation and tablature editor with MIDI and MusicXML files support and chromatic scales analyze of the score.

    Freemium Mac iPhone iPad

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  • ABCJ

    ABCJ is a pure-Java editor, player and librarian for music files stored using Chris Walshaw's ABC notation. Features :-. • ABCJ maintains a library of ABC files. Once a tune book (ABC file) has been added to the library it...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud

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  • DGuitar icon

    DGuitar

    DGuitar is a Guitar Pro (GP4, GP3, GTP) viewer/player that works on Windows, Mac, Linux, BSD, Solaris, and any other operating system that has Java Runtime Environment 1.4 or later installed.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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    • Discontinued The last software release was published on February 20th, 2006.
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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 implementation (midi2abc is not used) in order to produce very readable ABC output. Direct midi input is...

    Open Source Mac Windows

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  • NtEd icon

    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 supports up to 4 voices per staff, drum notes, 5 lyrics lines, N-Tuplets, context changes, repeats...

    Open Source Linux

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    music21

    Music21 is a Python-based toolkit for computer-aided musicology. Applications of this toolkit include computational musicology, music informations, musical example extraction and generation, music notation editing and scripting, and...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Aria Maestosa icon

    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 user-friendly interface offering keyboard, guitar, drum and controller views.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Canorus Music Score Editor icon

    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 of notes, chord markings, lyrics, import/export filters to formats like MIDI, MusicXML, ABC Music...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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  • MC Musiceditor icon

    MC Musiceditor

    MC Musiceditor is free/open source (GPLv2) music notation software (Windows). It has been developed with only one purpose: to make life of musicians easier when making scores. This results in a userfriendly editor which makes...

    Open Source Windows

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  • Noteflight icon

    Noteflight

    Noteflight is an amazing online notation editor. On the free version you get 10+ instruments to choose from, lots of musical symbols and more. On the payed version (Cresendo) you get lots more instruments, guitar tab and sharing...

    Freemium Web / Cloud

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  • Harmony Assistant icon

    Harmony Assistant

    Harmony Assistant is an unbeatable software for computer-assisted music composition and editing. Its harmonizing capabilities enable the composer to build quickly and efficiently tunes that include accompaniment, multiple instruments...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

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  • TabToolkit icon

    TabToolkit

    TabToolkit for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch is an incredibly powerful music notation viewer with multi-track audio playback. The app includes an audio synthesis engine that enables you to listen to and control the audio for all...

    Commercial iPhone iPad

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  • 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 music notation, simply and quickly. It supports ANY guitar pro files (including Guitar Pro 6)....

    Free Android

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  • KGuitar icon

    KGuitar

    Kguitar is a guitar tablature editor for Linux, featuring: * Powerful and convenient tablature editing, including many effects and classical note score editing for classic instrument players; * Full and very customizable MIDI to...

    Open Source Linux

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  • 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 Karaoke files and can export graphical WMFs. The user interface works either from the keyboard or the...

    Commercial Windows

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  • Melody Assistant icon

    Melody Assistant

    Melody Assistant is dedicated to music writing, printing and rendering. Easy to use, Melody Assistant offers a user-friendly interface and powerful capabilities. Now used by a very active community of thousands of people, it has...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

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  • Band-in-a-Box icon

    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 style you'd like, and Band-in-a-Box does the rest... Band-in-a-Box automatically generates a...

    Commercial Mac Windows

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  • Tabular icon

    Tabular

    Tabular is a brand new tablature editor that lets you read and write music for guitar, bass, drums and much more. It's the best way to learn new songs, write your own songs and run through practice exercises for nearly any kind of...

    Commercial Mac

  • ABCexplorer icon

    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 midi, to pdf, to web page or to any other printable format. In comparison to MuseScore you can...

    Free Windows

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  • GVOX Encore icon

    GVOX Encore

    Encore is the standard in professional music notation. Its powerful transcribing and editing capabilities help musicians of all levels get their ideas into print. Fast, accurate, and easy to use, Encore allows you to create beautiful...

    Commercial Mac Windows

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  • UJAM icon

    UJAM

    UJAM is all about realizing musical imagination. In 2009, we aspired to build the first cloud-based music creation studio, and promptly delivered: Meanwhile, UJAM Studio is serving a growing community of 1.3 million creators. Based...

    Free Web / Cloud

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