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Power Tab Editor Alternatives for Mac

Power Tab Editor is not available for Mac but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. 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, Guitar Pro, Avid Sibelius and Impro-Visor.

Power Tab Editor alternatives are mainly Music Production Apps but may also be Digital Audio Workstations. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Power Tab Editor.
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  • Windows

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    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.

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    TuxGuitar

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    A Multitrack tablature editor and player.

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    Guitar Pro

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Guitar Pro is first and foremost a program designed to edit tablatures for guitar, bass, and other fretted instruments from 4 to 8 strings.

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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.

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  4. 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

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    Impro-Visor

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

    In this window you can create or edit a new chorus.


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    Finale

    • Mac
    • Windows

    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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    Denemo

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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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    Band-in-a-Box

    • Mac
    • Windows

    Band-in-a-Box is an intelligent automatic accompaniment program. You can hear and play along to many song ideas and go from "nothing" to "something" in a very short period of time with Band-in-a-Box as your "on demand" backup band.

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    Aria Maestosa

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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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    Tonelib JAM

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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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