MEFA Alternatives

    MEFA is described as 'program that can be used for writing, printing and playing music. The MEFA program is very easy to use and the music can be written in a fast way. The notation is presented above the text window' and is a Music Production App in the Audio & Music category. There are more than 25 alternatives to MEFA for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, iPad and BSD. The best alternative is MuseScore, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like MEFA are TuxGuitar (Free, Open Source), Guitar Pro (Paid), OpenMPT (Free, Open Source) and Rosegarden (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 30, 2021

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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 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.
    1. Encore is the standard in professional music notation. Its powerful transcribing and editing capabilities help musicians of all levels get their ideas into print.


    2. 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 become a favored tool for creating music.
    3. Harmony Assistant is an unbeatable software for computer-assisted music composition and editing.
    4. 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.


    5. 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, MusiXTeX and LilyPond.
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      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.

      Discontinued

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

    6. iOS and macOS notation and tablature editor with MIDI and MusicXML files support and chromatic scales analyze of the score.
    7. 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 play (export) guitar chords, too.
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      A new app for music education. Instrument Bible is a virtual fingering chart for brass, woodwind, and string instruments.
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