Frescobaldi is a free and open source LilyPond sheet music text editor. Designed to be powerful yet lightweight and easy-to-use, Frescobaldi offers great functionality and a host of useful features such as music view with advanced two-way Point & Click, Midi capturing to enter music, a Snippet Manager and many more.
Frescobaldi is named after Girolamo Frescobaldi (1583-1643), an Italian composer of keyboard music in the late Renaissance and early Baroque period.
Powerful text editor with syntax highlighting and automatic completion
Music view with advanced two-way Point & Click
Midi player to proof-listen LilyPond-generated MIDI files
Midi capturing to enter music
Powerful Score Wizard to quickly setup a music score
Snippet Manager to store and apply text snippets, templates or scripts
Use multiple versions of LilyPond, automatically selects the correct version
Built-in LilyPond documentation browser and built-in help
Configurable document outline view to navigate large LilyPond scores easily
Smart layout-control functions like coloring specific objects in the PDF
Import ABC, Midi and MusicXML using the LilyPond-provided tools
Experimental export to MusicXML
Modern user interface with configurable colors, fonts and keyboard shortcuts
Softsqueeze is a music player for your PC that works with the SqueezeCenter software. It complements the Boom, Duet, Transporter, Squeezebox and Slimp3 hardware music players developed by Slim Devices.
Supports synchronization with hardware players and remote streaming over the Internet using ssh tunneling.
Developed in Java, allowing this useful application to work with Windows PCs, OS X and Unix systems.
Emulates most of the digital music players and uses the TCP based slim protocol, allowing use across the Internet and through firewalls/NAT routers.
Jniz is a free proprietary piece of software designed for musicians as a support tool to the musical composition. It allows you to build and to harmonize several voices according to the rules of classical harmony.
To be convinced of the limitations observed and of the work done by the great classical masters such as Bach, Mozart or Beethoven, please refer to Wikipedia, the Walter Piston Harmony book or the Schonberg theory.
The perfect knowledge and the good practice of these rules are not required but you will undoubtedly save time and it will help you greatly in using and understanding the mechanism of Jniz.
interface of musical notation which allows you to create, edit, save a score
number of voices up to 16 (256 with layers).
possibility to change of Key at any time.
Jnz, MusicXml, LillyPond, Midi, PDF export.
listen to the available Midi ports.
redo / undo
Non harmonic tones (appoggiatura, echappee, suspension, passing, pedal, cambiata, anticipation)
Minor melodic keys
Chords notation recognition
harmonic correction of your work following the set of predefined rules
to give one or several solutions in case of fault if one or more rules are circumvented (Solver module).
Empty staves filled up by Solver (Auto Harmonizing)
Keys / modulations simulation tool
Input with Midi keyboards or microphones / input lines
MidiQuickFix allows you to directly edit the events in a Midi file. It is intended to make it easy to find and fix problems, such as setting volume and pan values for a track, without the need for a complex Midi sequencing program.
TiMidity++ is a software synthesizer. It can play MIDI files by converting them into PCM waveform data; give it a MIDI data along with digital instrument data files, then it synthesizes them in real-time, and plays. It can not only play sounds, but also can save the generated waveforms into hard disks as various audio file formats.
TiMidity++ is a free software, distributed under the terms of GNU general public license.
Plays MIDI files without any external MIDI instruments at all
Understands SMF, MOD, RCP/R36/G18/G36, MFI
Converts MIDI files into various audio file formats: .wav, .au, .aiff, .ogg and so on
Uses Gravis Ultrasound compatible patch files and/or SoundFonts as the voice data
Displays information about the music that is now playing
Various user interfaces: ncurses, gtk, Win32-GUI, and others