Composing Music

Aria Maestosa – Open-source (GPL) midi sequencer/editor

Aria Maestosa is an open-source 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.

Features include:

  • Multitrack display
  • Import/export and play MIDI files.
  • Easily compose and edit music.
  • See and use musical score notation, as well as piano roll, tablature and/or drum views.
  • Print musical notation.
  • Record from a MIDI instrument.
  • Guitar Editor – allows you to edit your song as a guitar tablature.
  • Score Editor – edit music with a notation closer to classical music notation.
  • Drum Editor – edit drums.┬áMidi allows only one drum channel per song.
  • Controller Editor – control tempo, volume envelope, panning, lyrics, instrument changes at any time through the track, pitch bend, reverberation, etc.
  • Lyrics management.
  • Support for importing lyrics events.
  • Supports looping playback.
  • Support for recording from MIDI keyboard/instrument.
  • Remove overlapping notes.
  • Change tempo.
  • Work with multiple projects.
  • Practical and intuitive GUI.
  • Internationalization support – translated into many languages including French, Chinese, Japanese, Spanish, Portuguese, Ukrainian, German, Czech, and Russian.

The software uses wxWidgets, a C++ library that gives applications a native look and feel.

Support: Manual, Blog
Developer: Aria Maestosa
License: GNU General Public License v2.0

Aria Maestosa

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