NoteWorthy Composer Alternatives for Linux

    NoteWorthy Composer is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is MuseScore, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to NoteWorthy Composer and 18 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to NoteWorthy Composer are TuxGuitar (Free, Open Source), Rosegarden (Free, Open Source), LilyPond (Free, Open Source) and Frescobaldi (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 20, 2021

    1. Harmony Assistant is an unbeatable software for computer-assisted music composition and editing.
    2. 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.


    3. 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.
    4. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      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.



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

      Discontinued

      Last release Dec. 30, 2008.

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      NoteEdit is a musical score editor for Linux. It can import/export MIDI and MusicXML, export Lilypond, MusiXTeX, PMX and ABC files, read and record from a MIDI keyboard, handle manually entered notation, complex multistaff layouts and lyrics.

      Discontinued

      Homepage not available. Wikipedia article claims software is "defunct".

    6. MidiYodi is a cross-platform MIDI Editor for the desktop that allows editing, examination, playback and conversion of MIDI files. MidiYodi provides a rich set of tools to examine and edit the layout, structure and content of a MIDI file.
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