MuseScore is a free music notation and composition software available for Windows, Mac, and Linux.
- - MuseScore is the most popular Windows, Android, Mac & iPhone alternative to alphaTab.
- - MuseScore is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to alphaTab.
Guitar Pro is first and foremost a program designed to edit tablatures for guitar, bass, and other fretted instruments from 4 to 8 strings.
- - Guitar Pro is the most popular Android Tablet alternative to alphaTab.
- - Guitar Pro is the most popular commercial alternative to alphaTab.
Rosegarden is a well-rounded audio and MIDI sequencer, score editor, and general-purpose music composition and editing environment.
Sibelius is a scorewriter program, created by Sibelius Software (now part of Avid Technology) for Microsoft Windows, OS X, and historically RISC OS.
Avid Sibelius Features
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 construction and tune chord changes.
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.
Yousician is your personal music teacher and the easiest way to learn to play a musical instrument. Yousician guides your with easy step-by-step tutorials and gives you exercises that fit your level. You get instant feedback on your accuracy and rhythm as you play along with...
Band-in-a-Box is an intelligent automatic accompaniment program. You can hear and play along to many song ideas and go from "nothing" to "something" in a very short period of time with Band-in-a-Box as your "on demand" backup band.
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.
Aria Maestosa Features
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.
- - Songsterr is the most popular Web-based alternative to alphaTab.
Finale is proprietary scorewriting software developed by MakeMusic, Inc. It displays music primarily in music notation and allows for multiple tracks and very specific tweaking of instrument sounds for each track.