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EasyABC is described as '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 supported for people with a midi keyboard' and is a music production app in the audio & music category. There are more than 25 alternatives to EasyABC for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, BSD and iPad. The best alternative is MuseScore, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like EasyABC are TuxGuitar, Guitar Pro, OpenMPT and Rosegarden.

EasyABC alternatives are mainly Music Production Apps but may also be Digital Audio Workstations. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of EasyABC.
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EasyABC allows you to edit and play abc files. It supports conversion from MusicXML and MIDI to ABC. The latter uses a...

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  1. MuseScore icon

    MuseScore

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • BSD
    • iPad
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    MuseScore is a free music notation and composition software available for Windows, Mac, and Linux.

    ⚫︎ Support for MIDIMuseScore includes MIDI hardware and software support to record and import audio.
    ⚫︎ PortableMuseScore can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    TuxGuitar

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    A Multitrack tablature editor and player.

    ⚫︎ Support for MIDITuxGuitar includes MIDI hardware and software support to record and import audio.
    ⚫︎ PortableTuxGuitar can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Guitar Pro

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Guitar Pro is first and foremost a program designed to edit tablatures for guitar, bass, and other fretted instruments from 4 to 8 strings.

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    Guitar Pro 7 interface
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    OpenMPT

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    OpenMPT (short hand for Open ModPlug Tracker) is a popular tracker software for Windows. OpenMPT is completely free and allows you to create and play back some great music on your computer.

    ⚫︎ PortableOpenMPT can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Support for MIDIOpenMPT includes MIDI hardware and software support to record and import audio.
    ⚫︎ Support for VST PluginsOpenMPT support third-party Virtual Studio Technology (VST) plugins.
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    Rosegarden

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD

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

    ⚫︎ CustomizableRosegarden is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
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  6. Sibelius is a scorewriter program, created by Sibelius Software (now part of Avid Technology) for Microsoft Windows, OS X, and historically RISC OS.

    ⚫︎ Support for VST PluginsAvid Sibelius support third-party Virtual Studio Technology (VST) plugins.
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    LilyPond

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

    ⚫︎ CustomizableLilyPond is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ PortableLilyPond can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Impro-Visor

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

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    In this window you can create or edit a new chorus.
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    Denemo

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

    ⚫︎ Support for MIDIDenemo includes MIDI hardware and software support to record and import audio.
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    Band-in-a-Box

    • Mac
    • Windows

    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.

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