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.
Powerful text editor with syntax highlighting and automatic completion Music view with advanced Point & Click Midi player to proof-listen LilyPond-generated MIDI files Midi capturing to enter music Powerful Score Wizard to quickly setup a music score Snippet Manager to store and apply text snippets, templates or scripts Use multiple versions of LilyPond, automatically selects the correct version Built-in LilyPond documentation browser and built-in User Guide Smart layout-control functions like coloring specific objects in the PDF MusicXML, Midi and ABC import Modern user interface with configurable colors, fonts and keyboard shortcuts Translated into the following languages: Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Czech, Russian, Spanish, Galician, Turkish, Polish, Brazillian Portugese and Ukrainian.
Transpose music Change music from relative to absolute and vice versa Change the language used for note names Change the rhythm (double, halve, add/remove dots, copy, paste) etc Hyphenate lyrics using word-processor hyphenation dictionaries Add spanners, dynamics, articulation easily using the Quick Insert panel Update LilyPond syntax using convert-ly, with display of differences
Frescobaldi is designed to run on all major operating systems (Linux, Mac OS X and MS Windows). It is named after Girolamo Frescobaldi (1583-1643), an Italian composer of keyboard music in the late Renaissance and early Baroque period.