Rakarrack Guitar Effects
Rakarrack is a guitar effects processor for GNU / Linux simple and easy to use. It contains 10 effects: Linear Equalizer, Parametric Equalizer, Compressor, Distorsion, Overdrive, Echo, Chorus, Phaser, Flanger and Reverb. It integrates a tuner and a MIDI converter (experimental). It can also be handled by an external MIDI controller. The settings designed by the user can be stored in presets and these presets can be used to create banks of effects. Read more hot
Songwrite 2 is a music score and songbook editor. In addition to tablatures, it also supports staff, lyrics and drums. This software also manages lyrics. Songwrite 2 can play and print the partitions. When it starts, a new song is created and edited. By default, a single guitar instrument is present. Read more hot
chord is a command line guitar chord finder.
Chordpack is a tool written in Perl, whose purpose is to typeset song-books/songs written in chordpro format. The typesetting is done through typesetting system TeX using macro package LaTeX.
eTktab edits 4/5/6/7 string ASCII tablature. Features: 30 fretboard positions available via single keypress, lyrics, expression marks, etc.
GChord is a small app that lists guitar chords, and then represents a selected one on a fret board.
Gnometab is a Guitar tablature editor for the GNOME desktop environment. Gnometab's features include copying and pasting of tablature passages, a chord library (which the user must fill with chords), professional-looking rhythm notation (not perfect yet), the ability to create a variety of tablature symbols specific to the guitar -- bends, slurs (hammer-ons, pull-offs, etc.), etc. -- and, of course, clean-looking printed output, given any postscript-compatible printer.
GNUitar is a program for real-time sound effect processing. You can use it to add some distortion to your guitar, or some reverb to your voice. Available effects are: 2 kinds of distortion, sustain, various flavors of reverb, echo & delay, chorus/flanger, equalizer, noise reduction, wah-wah, phasor, tremolo, and vibrato.
Gstring is a guitar tuning application written in C using the GTK+ toolkit and FFTW for its fourier transform. A non-GUI version called "string" is included so you can run this without GTK or GtkDatabox.
gTune is an instrument tuner for GNOME. There is a compact very simple interface.
Guitar FX Processor
Guitar FX Processor simulates those multi-effects pedals for e-guitar.
Guitar Mode Maker
(shareware) Guitar Mode Maker helps the guitar player learn scales, modes, chords, and create new scales.
K3Guitune lets you tune a musical instrument using your computer and its microphone. It takes the microphone input, determines its frequency, and displays where on the note scale that is using an oscilloscope and a note scale graphic. K3Guitune supports three different tunings: normal, Wien and physical.
KChords is program which will help to learn the guitar chords. It comes with a set of most commonly used chords and allows you to add new ones. All the chords are represented in graphical, easy to understand way.
KGuitar is a 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 4 files import.
KGuiTune is a KDE application for tuning guitars (or even other instruments).
KTabEdit is a guitar tablature editor for KDE. It includes many effects and classical note score editing for classic instrument players, customizable MIDI to tablature import and export, support for extra data formats (such as ASCII tablature or Guitar Pro/TablEdit), chord fingering construction tools, a chord finder, and a chord analyzer. It is highly customizable to suit a lot of possible instruments (not only 6-stringed guitars, and even not only guitars), including drum tracks, lyrics, and other MIDI events.
pyFretCalc is a handy little fret spacing calculator for luthiers (Guitar makers). Simply enter the scale length you want and how many frets, then click on calculate.
QSimpleGuitar is a simple program to help novice guitarist faster (and better) to tune your guitar.
StompBoxes is a real-time audio effects processor designed for guitar under Linux. It is written in C using gtk+ for the graphical user interface. The sound is processed in 16 bit at a rate of 44100Hz.
wxGuitar is a simple program to help novice guitarist faster (and better) to tune your guitar.