Power Tab Editor Alternatives for Mac

    There are many alternatives to Power Tab Editor for Mac if you are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative is MuseScore, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Power Tab Editor and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Power Tab Editor are TuxGuitar (Free, Open Source), Guitar Pro (Paid), Impro-Visor (Free, Open Source) and Avid Sibelius (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Jul 23, 2021

    1. MuseScore is a free music notation and composition software available for Windows, Mac, and Linux.
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      Most users think MuseScore is a great alternative to Power Tab Editor.
      Musescore is a great program, but its pdf-score translator is not advanced yet.
      Negative comment about 6 years ago

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    2. With TuxGuitar, you will be able to compose music using the following features Tablature editor Score Viewer Multitrack display Autoscroll while playing Note duration management Various effects (bend, slide, vibrato, hammer-on/pull-off) ...
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      Guitar Pro is first and foremost a program designed to edit tablatures for guitar, bass, and other fretted instruments from 4 to 8 strings. Its great ease of use and the success of its specific file format have made it a program used by guitarists worldwide.
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      You cannot compose your own music on the iPad version of Guitar Pro. You can only read tabs. You must do all composing on a different device.
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

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      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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    3. Sibelius is a scorewriter program, created by Sibelius Software (now part of Avid Technology) for Microsoft Windows, OS X, and historically RISC OS.
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      You can't write tab in Sibelius
      Negative comment over 3 years ago

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      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.
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      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 keyboard, guitar, drum and controller views.
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      Music21 is a Python-based toolkit for computer-aided musicology.
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    4. The Tonelib JAM is a software for creating, editing, printing and listening to tablature and sheet music for guitar and other fretted instruments. You can use Tonelib JAM for regular guitar practicing, for learning songs or for advancing your performance skills to the next level.
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    5. Finale is proprietary scorewriting software developed by MakeMusic, Inc. It displays music primarily in music notation and allows for multiple tracks and very specific tweaking of instrument sounds for each track.
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