TuxGuitar is a free, open source software and multitrack guitar tablature editor and player.
TuxGuitar can function as a basic MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface) editor using the tablature or staff interface, and as of the 1.0 release, can import and export MIDI files.
It is written using the Java programming language, with the GUI toolkits SWT and GTK. Released under version 2.1 of the GNU General Public License.
Key Features of TuxGuitar
- Tablature editor
- Score Viewer
- Multitrack display
- Autoscroll while playing
- Note duration management
- Various effects (bend, slide, vibrato, hammer-on/pull-off)
- Support for triplets (5,6,7,9,10,11,12)
- Repeat open and close
- Time signature management
- Tempo management
- Imports and exports gp3,gp4 and gp5 files