Alternatives to MuseScore for Linux with any license

  • Guitar Pro

    The software to compose music, transcribe your favorite songs, or simply read the thousands of tabs available on the Internet.

    • MuseScore is by far more powerful and complete, for all instruments and formats, etc. riveravaldezJul 2018 Disagree   Agree

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Android Tablet iPad

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  • LilyPond

    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...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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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...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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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...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • music21

    Music21 is a Python-based toolkit for computer-aided musicology. Applications of this toolkit include computational musicology, music informations, musical example...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Denemo

    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...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • NtEd

    NtEd is a GTK+ score editor. It intends to be really WYSIWYG: what you see on the screen is exactly what you get on printer output. It supports up to 4 voices per staff...

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • 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...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web

  • 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...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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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...

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

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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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...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

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  • 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...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

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