TuxGuitar Finally Released 1.0

For those guitar player, editor, composer who can’t seem to let go of GuitarPro, you now have a great open-source alternative in Linux – TuxGuitar.

TuxGuitar is an open source tab multitrack tablature editor and player that allows you to compose songs with various instruments. After 2 years of testing and development, it has finally reached the 1.0 version milestone. In this stable version, it contains many bugs fix and also a simple GUI that even a beginner can use.

Some of the features of TuxGuitar include:

  • Tablature editor
  • Score Viewer
  • Multitrack display
  • Autoscroll while playing
  • Note duration management
  • Various effects (bend, slide, vibrato, hammer-on/pull-off)
  • Support for triplets (5,6,7,9,10,11,12)
  • Repeat open and close
  • Time signature management
  • Tempo management
  • Imports and exports gp3,gp4 and gp5 files

Installation of TuxGuitar is easy. Simply download the deb file and double click to start the installation. Other download sources can be found at http://www.tuxguitar.com.ar/download.html

tuxguitar-screenshot

[via Ubuntu Forum]