Free Guitar Pro Alternative – Tux Guitar

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GuitarPro is a popular software used to create notations and music for drums, guitar and many other instruments. This software is used by pros as well as newbies for creating music and for learning purpose.  Guitar Pro is not free and cost around 60$ . Tux Guitar is a free and open source alternative for Guitar Pro written in Java-SWT. It can open GuitarPro, PowerTab and TabEdit files, and export to standart file-formats such as MIDI, Lilyond and MusicXML. This is a native package compiled with Excelsior JET.

The size of tux guitar is less than 10mb and can be downloaded from tux guitar’s official site . Tux guitar requires java runtime to run. Even though tux guitar is close alternative for guitar it can’t be exact alternative. Because of RSE engine sound in Guitar pro is better and realistic . In other hand on Tux Guitar specific instrument cannot be muted like in Guitar Pro. Interference is close to Guitar Pro and user don’t need to learn new things in Tux Guitar.

Not exact alternative though you can use it some time.


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