Alternatives to Band-in-a-Box for Linux with any license

  • MMA

    “MMA—Musical MIDI Accompaniment” is an accompaniment generator. It creates MIDI tracks for a soloist to perform over from a user supplied file containing chords and MMA...

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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 similar to ones that might be...

    • better user interface. many similar facilities to BIAB. Guest • Jun 2018 Disagree   Agree

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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...

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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...

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  • LeMMA

    LeMMA is a simple GUI “front-end” written in Python for MMA (Musical MIDI Accompaniment – also written in Python). Just enter the chords, select the grooves and press...

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    • Discontinued The project looks abandoned. Last version, 0.9 alpha, released in August 2010, can be still downloaded from the official website.
  • 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...

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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 of notes, chord markings, lyrics...

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  • 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...

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  • Jazz++

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

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    • Discontinued Last release Dec. 30, 2008.
  • KGuitar

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

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    • Discontinued It hasn't been updated since 2010
  • 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...

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  • 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...

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    • Discontinued The last software release was published on February 20th, 2006.
  • 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...

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  • BackupBand

    Download BackupBand for free. BackupBand is a music auto-arranger. It has a virtual drummer, bassist, and rhythm guitarist. These 3 "musicians" follow your...

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