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TuxGuitar Alternatives

TuxGuitar is described as 'A Multitrack tablature editor and player' and is a very popular app in the audio & music category. There are more than 50 alternatives to TuxGuitar for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, iPad and Android. The best alternative is MuseScore, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like TuxGuitar are Guitar Pro, AudioTool, Avid Sibelius and Rosegarden.

TuxGuitar alternatives are mainly Music Production Apps but may also be Digital Audio Workstations or Audio Editors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of TuxGuitar.
This page was last updated Jun 27, 2022
TuxGuitar
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • BSD

A Multitrack tablature editor and player.

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  1. MuseScore is a free music notation and composition software available for Windows, Mac, and Linux.

    Most users think MuseScore is a great alternative to TuxGuitar.
  2. 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.

    Almost everyone thinks Guitar Pro is a great alternative to TuxGuitar.


  3. Make music online with a powerful set of tools ranging from synthesizers and samplers to mixers, delays, reverb and much more. AudioTool is an advanced, collaborative DAW (Digital Audio Workstation) built for the browser.

  4. Sibelius is a scorewriter program, created by Sibelius Software (now part of Avid Technology) for Microsoft Windows, OS X, and historically RISC OS.

  5. Rosegarden

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Rosegarden is a well-rounded audio and MIDI sequencer, score editor, and general-purpose music composition and editing environment.



  6. LilyPond

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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 era when scores were engraved by hand.

  7. Yousician

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

    Yousician is your personal music teacher and the easiest way to learn to play a musical instrument. Yousician guides your with easy step-by-step tutorials and gives you exercises that fit your level.

  8. 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.

  9. Songsterr

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Songsterr is an archive of guitar, bass and drum tabs. It is collaboratively built and maintained by your fellow music lovers. Anyone with Internet access can contribute new tabs and make changes to existing ones.

    Some users think Songsterr is a great alternative to TuxGuitar, some don't.
  10. Power Tab Editor

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows

    Power Tab Editor is a free tablature authoring tool created by Brad Larsen for Windows. It is used to create guitar, bass and ukulele tablature scores, among many others. The current version uses the *.ptb file format.

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