LinuxLinks.com
Newbies What Next ? News Forums Calendar

Search





News Sections
Home
General News (3987/0)
Reviews (637/0)
Press Releases (465/0)
Distributions (197/0)
Software (911/0)
Hardware (537/0)
Security (192/0)
Tutorials (356/0)
Off Topic (181/0)


User Functions
Username:

Password:

Don't have an account yet? Sign up as a New User


Events
There are no upcoming events




Frescobaldi

Frescobaldi

Frescobaldi is a LilyPond sheet music text editor for KDE4. It is a powerful program for creating and editing music notation. It aims to be powerful, yet lightweight and easy to use.

Frescobaldi provides a host of features to help you to enter LilyPond music scores as quickly as possible.

 Frescobaldi 2.18.1

Price
Free to download

Size
4.0MB
License

GNU GPL v2

Developer
Wilbert Berendsen

Website
www.frescobaldi.org

System Requirements
KDE 4.2 or higher
Python 2.6 or 2.7
PyQt4
Python-Poppler-Qt
Python-PortMidi
LilyPond
ImageMagick
python-qt4-dbus

Support:
User Guide, Google Code, github, Mailing List

Selected Reviews:
Create Digital Music

Features include:

  • Enter LilyPond scores, then build and preview them with a mouseclick
  • Point-and-click support: click on notes or on error messages to jump to the corresponding position in the LilyPond file
  • A Score Setup Wizard that helps you to quickly setup a LilyPond score, generating LilyPond input in a very human-like way
  • Blank staff paper generator
  • Syntax coloring that also signals some often made mistakes
  • Snippet manager to enter lilypond snippets using keystrokes or mnemonics
  • Context sensitive autocompletion, helping you to enter LilyPond commands
  • Hyphenate lyrics using wordprocessor hyphenation dictionaries
  • Built-in editor to enter and manipulate music:
    • Advanced syntax coloring that also signals some often made errors
    • Auto-indent nested structures, those can be folded for quick overview
    • Context sensitive autocompletion, to quickly enter commands and parameters
    • Manipulate pitch (transpose, translate, relative/absolute conversion)
    • Manipulate rhythm (scale, copy/paste durations over other music, etc.)
    • Hyphenate lyrics
    • Quickly enter or add articulations and other symbols to existing music
    • Run the document through convert-ly to update it to a newer LilyPond version
    • Expansion dialog to enter larger snippets of LilyPond input using keyboard shortcuts or short mnemonics
  • A powerful Rumor plugin, using the Rumor program to quickly enter music by playing it on a MIDI keyboard or even your computer keyboard
  • Kinetic scrolling in the music view
  • Built-in MIDI player, terminal, and a blank staff paper generator which creates blank music staff paper and prints it or saves it to a file
    • Five types of staff paper: Single staff, piano staff, organ staff, choir staff, and custom staff
  • LilyPond documentation browser with context sensitive lookup
  • User Guide with help buttons (F1)
  • Internationalisation support: Translated into Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Czech, Russian, Spanish, Turkish and Polish

Frescobaldi in action

Return to Music Notation Home Page

Bookmark and Share


Last Updated Tuesday, May 26 2015 @ 02:48 PM EDT


We have written a range of guides highlighting excellent free books for popular programming languages. Check out the following guides: C, C++, C#, Java, JavaScript, CoffeeScript, HTML, Python, Ruby, Perl, Haskell, PHP, Lisp, R, Prolog, Scala, Scheme, Forth, SQL, Node.js (new), Fortran (new), Erlang (new), Pascal (new), and Ada (new).


Group Tests
100 Essential Apps
All Group Tests


Top Free Software
5 Office Suites
3 Lean Desktops
7 Document Processors
4 Distraction Free Tools
9 Project Management
4 Business Solutions
9 Groupware Apps
14 File Managers
10 Databases
21 Backup Tools
21 Productivity Tools
5 Note Taking Apps
9 Terminal Emulators
21 Financial Tools
5 Bitcoin Clients
21 Text Editors
21 Video Emulators
21 Home Emulators
42 Graphics Apps
6 CAD Apps
42 Scientific Apps
10 Web Browsers
42 Email Apps
12 Instant Messaging
10 IRC Clients
7 Twitter Clients
12 News Aggregators
11 VoIP Apps
42 Best Games
9 Steam Games
42 Audio Apps
5 Music Streaming
42 Video Apps
5 YouTube Tools
80 Security Apps
9 System Monitoring
8 Geometry Apps
Free Console Apps
14 Multimedia
4 Audio Grabbers
9 Internet Apps
3 HTTP Clients
5 File Managers
Programming
8 Compilers
9 IDEs
9 Debuggers
7 Revision Control Apps
6 Doc Generators
Free Web Software
21 Web CMS
14 Wiki Engines
8 Blog Apps
6 eCommerce Apps
5 Human Resource Apps
10 ERP
10 CRM
6 Data Warehouse Apps
8 Business Intelligence
6 Point-of-Sale

Other Articles
Migrating from Windows
Back up your data
20 Free Linux Books
24 Beginner Books
12 Shell Scripting Books


Older Stories
Sunday 04/12
  • First Peek at XBian on the Raspberry Pi 2 (0)

  • Saturday 04/04
  • First Look at OSMC RC on the Raspberry Pi 2 (0)

  • Sunday 03/29
  • First Steps with OpenELEC on the Raspberry Pi 2 (0)
  • Ubuntu MATE 15.04 for Raspberry Pi 2 (0)

  • Monday 03/16
  • MIPS Creator CI20 v Raspberry Pi 2 (0)
  • Raspberry Pi 2: Raspbian (ARMv6) v Linaro (ARMv7) (0)

  • Friday 03/06
  • Raspberry Pi 2 review (0)

  • Sunday 02/22
  • Chess in a Few Bytes (0)
  • Learn the Art of Computer Programming With These Great Free Beginner Books (2)
  • CD Audio Grabbers (0)


  • Vote

    What Linux distribution do you run on your main computer?

    Debian
    Fedora
    Mint
    Slackware
    openSuSE
    Arch
    Ubuntu
    Redhat
    Mageia
    CentOS
    FreeBSD
    Results
    830 votes | 3 comments

    Built with GeekLog and phpBB
    Comments to the webmaster are welcome
    Copyright 2009 LinuxLinks.com - All rights reserved