Rosegarden is a professional audio and MIDI sequencer, score editor, and general-purpose music composition and editing environment. It runs on Linux using the JACK audio system. Rosegarden can be used to record and arrange audio and MIDI compositions with effects and instrument plugins. It supports LADSPA effects and DSSI instrument plugins natively, and hosts VST effects and instruments through the DSSI-VST wrapper plugin.
New in v13.02
LilyPond export now inserts \RemoveEmptyStaves
“short label” property label for Tracks
Use 64 for “dumb” NoteOff velocities, not 127
Made InternalSegmentMapper handle RealTime segment delays consistently
SortingInserter now sorts stably, fixing a noteoff race in MIDI export
Bugfix for old code that never worked, making Rosegarden export LilyPond staff names that include transposition information
Bugfix for crash when changing the number of audio submasters (Tim Munro)
LilyPond is a program which converts music definition files into visual or auditive output: it can typeset formatted sheet music to a TeX file and (mechanical) performances to MIDI files. Features include multiple staffs, meters, clefs, keys, lyrics, versatile input-language, cadenzas beams, slurs and triplets.
Changes in v2.17.14
Put span bars back where they should be
LilyPond can be downloaded free of charge! Yep – It’s free. Get it from the download page.
It’s also free (as in “speech”) software. It comes with source code, and permission to change and copy it. So, are you irritated by a bug, or yearning for a feature? Simply add it yourself, or pay someone else to do it.
LilyPond runs on all popular platforms: GNU/Linux, MacOS X, and Windows. LilyPond comes with extensive documentation and hundreds of example files. There is an active user community answering questions on the lilypond-user mailing list, while the development team makes sure that problems are solved quickly.
PitchPerfect is a highly accurate professional guitar tuner with a very simple to use interface. PitchPerfect eliminates the need to tune an instrument to some kind of conventional tuning. Instead, PitchPerfect can automatically detect whatever note you are playing. This means you are not constrained by standard tunings, or even well known alternative tunings.
Changes in v2.05 :
Bugfix for crash when starting up
Tune to absolutely any note you want.
None of the constraints of conventional tuning patterns.
Highly accurate pitch detection.
Simple and intuitive interface.
Tune your guitar through any available sound input device including Microphone or Line In.
Excellent tool for checking fret board intonation.
TuneSmith is a songwriting companion program to fine-tune the creation and management of songs.
Feed your artistic fire with the essential songwriting companion featuring an advanced lyrics editor, a comprehensive copyright tracker and a versatile pitch journal.
With TuneSmith you can efficiently manage all essential information about your copyright registrations, co-writers and potential cover artists. It will help you pitch your hottest tracks and breathe new life into smoldering classic tunes with a pitch journal capable of emailing accurate copyright and licensing information with a single click.
Demos and album cuts are organized for future reference. TuneSmith allows you to capture memorable melodies with its intuitive audio recorder. Fan the flames of inspiration by running TuneSmith alongside Rhyme Genie software and rekindle emotions of past writing sessions with a complete rhyme clipboard history and trackable lyrics revisions for each song in progress.
Have complete access to your valuable song catalog at any time and run TuneSmith free of charge on as many computers as you like.