Virtual MIDI controller for Linux, Windows and OSX
VMPK is a virtual MIDI piano keyboard for Linux, Windows and OSX. Based on Qt and Drumstick the program is a MIDI event generator using the computer's alphanumeric keyboard and the mouse. It may be used also to display received MIDI notes.
Editors for the BOSS GT-3, 5, 6, 8, Pro, 10, 100, 001 Guitar Multi-Effects Processors, and the BOSS GT-6B,10B Bass Multi-Effects Processors. And for the Katana modelling Amplifier. This software can edit patches via midi on the BOSS Multi-Effects/AmpProcessor.
Aria Maestosa is a midi sequencer/editor. It lets you compose, edit and play midi files with a few clicks in a user-friendly interface offering score, keyboard, guitar, drum and controller views.
Free music notation & composition software
MuseScore is the leading free & open source music notation software for Windows, Mac and Linux. It is easy to use and makes beautiful sheet music. MuseScore is often praised as a cost effective alternative for Sibelius and Finale. Support MuseScore at http://musescore.org/en/donate Like MuseScore on Facebook: http://facebook.com/musescore
The MIDI sequencer that features a rich understanding of music notation along with basic support for digital audio
midi editing software for use with the Roland GR-55 guitar synthesizer, to allow graphical representation of the internal settings and parameters of the GR-55. Realtime editing and patch data backups, bulk patch editing.
Jalmus is a free, open source music education software helping the musicians, especially pianists, to improve their sight-reading. You can train to read music with both exercises on notes or rhythms.
Patch editor for the Boss ME-25 guitar multi effects and Roland GR-20 guitar synthesizer. The software allows desktop tweaking and editing of the ME-25 internal parameters, making patches a lot easier to create.
MusE is a Qt based audio/midi sequencer with editing and recording capabilities for linux.
DGuitar is a Guitar Pro (*.GP4,*.GP3,GTP) viewer and player that works under Linux, MacOs, Solaris, BSD, Windows, or any other operating system with Java Runtime 1.4.X. http://DGuitar.sourceforge.net If you are a JAVA developer visit this page https://bitbucket.org/mauriciograciag/dguitar/overview
jOrgan - Java Virtual Organ
Speedy MIDI is an editor designed for choirs and singers to quickly generate MIDI files for rehearsal.
jVSTwRapper allows you to develop VST (2.4), Audio Unit (AU) and LADSPA compatible audio plugins and virtual instruments plus user interfaces (Swing) with the Java programming language on Windows, Linux and Mac OSX. 5 demo plugins (+src) are included.
ScoreDate is a software to learn music reading and ear training
ScoreDate is your date with the music ! It is an open source software written in Java that helps musicians to learn music reading. It also helps you with ear training. It is suitable for any skill, from beginners to professional users. From slow training to first sight reading.
KGuitar is powerful KDE-based music tabulature editor with support of guitar, drums, classic note scores, MIDI synthesizer output, chord, scales, modes, melody and rhythm construction and analysis tools, lots of tab effects, Guitar Pro files import.
Polyphonic MIDI sequencer
A pattern-oriented, polyphonic MIDI step-sequencer, which makes its own path. 16 parallel patterns with six tracks and 16 bars – equating to 256 bars & 96 tracks. Videos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0UK7US2NwC0&list=PLZCmwv5U3kDP-3jldIzOErbnBOdGjJV_M Source: https://github.com/monotomy/CYTHAR-Sequenzer Check out B-Step Sequencer too: http://b-step.monoplugs.com . A similar, new Project.
Linux MIDI arpeggiator, phrase generator and controller LFO
QMidiArp is a MIDI arpeggiator, phrase generator and controller LFO for ALSA and JACK. It can run multiple synchronized arpeggiators, LFOs and step sequencers. The modules are also available as LV2 plugins with Qt user interface. QMidiArp has been growing since june 2009 on top of Matthias Nagorni's original arp idea.
Simple Sysexxer is a universal tool to exchange MIDI system exclusive data (aka SysEx) with digital musical instruments.
Perform dynamic tunings for realtime music.
Mutabor is a Program that allows performing and composing microtonal music using a normal MIDI keybord. But it's powerful description language is intended to allow permanent retunings and tuning logics in to describ, what's actually goes on.
Canorus is the next generation music score editor. It is the official successor of NoteEdit. It uses Qt4, has scripting capibilities and uses modern development standards like eclipse, patterns and test units as base.
MIDI Metronome using the ALSA Sequencer
Drumstick Metronome is a MIDI based metronome using the ALSA sequencer. Intended for musicians and music students, it is a tool to keep the rhythm while playing musical instruments. It uses MIDI for sound generation instead of digital audio, allowing low CPU usage and very accurate timing thanks to the ALSA sequencer.
Noteedit is an editor for music notation that supports an unlimited number of staffs and up to 9 voices per staff. You can use it to create sheets of notes. You can import and export into many formats like midi, musicxml and lilypond.
Graphical Soundfont Bank Management for Linux.
QSFM QuickSoundFontManager is a GUI for asfxload, a commandline tool on Linux, or Fluidsynth, to quick load several SF2 soundfonts in a EMU10k chip or a software wavetable synth. It is a Linux alternate to the win32-only Creative® Soundfont Bankmanager.
A SoundFont editor. *** NOTE: This project is superseded by Swami. ***
GPL Music Annotation and Publication (well, Jublication anyway) software just for composing and midi-entering music, and printing music sheets. It is a composition and score editor, nothing more.