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100 Essential Free Apps
We can all admire the vast number of open source apps and tools that are available on modern operating systems. They come in all shapes and sizes. Small console tools that can be easily integrated into large projects, feature-rich apps that offer everything bar the the kitchen sink, well designed tools, and eye catching candy. Open source software holds numerous compelling advantages over proprietary software.

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matplotlib is a pure Python plotting library designed to bring publication quality plotting to Python with a syntax familiar to MATLAB users. All of the plotting commands in the pylab interface can be accessed either via a functional interface familiar to MATLAB users or an object oriented interface familiar to Python users. Read more


  • 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
    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
    chord is a command line guitar chord finder.
  • Chordpack
    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
    eTktab edits 4/5/6/7 string ASCII tablature. Features: 30 fretboard positions available via single keypress, lyrics, expression marks, etc.
  • GChord
    GChord is a small app that lists guitar chords, and then represents a selected one on a fret board.
  • Gnometab
    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
    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
    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
    gTune is an instrument tuner for GNOME. There is a compact very simple interface.
  • Guitar Mode Maker
    (shareware) Guitar Mode Maker helps the guitar player learn scales, modes, chords, and create new scales.
  • Guitar Scale Expert
    Dictionary of 53 different scales you can use for your guitar. Features: view every scale for every note, play every scale, print every scale, guitar tuner
  • K3Guitune
    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
    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
    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
    KGuiTune is a KDE application for tuning guitars (or even other instruments).
  • KTabEdit
    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
    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
    QSimpleGuitar is a simple program to help novice guitarist faster (and better) to tune your guitar.
  • StompBoxes
    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
    wxGuitar is a simple program to help novice guitarist faster (and better) to tune your guitar.

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