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(@johntlewis)
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Hello

looking for good software for making tabs. I'm doing a lot of my arrangements these days and I'm ready to stop doing it with pencil and paper.

Thanks,

John


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(@rr191)
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Are you looking for Windows or Mac OSX software?


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(@alangreen)
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Powertab gets the nod for Windows software

http://www.power-tab.net/guitar.php

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(@greybeard)
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Powertab is OK but it's getting a bit long in the tooth. There hasn't been any development on it for probably 10 years.

As far as free stuff goes, I'd take a good look at tux guitar. Although the last release was a year ago, I think that there is far more chance that this will get an update before powertab.

The best, for my money, is Guitar Pro, but it isn't free.

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 Nuno
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I use Lilypond.


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(@ph0nage)
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i like tuxguitar. It can import guitar pro tabs great. Doesn't have all the bells and whistles, but it's easy to use and FREE

http://tuxguitar.herac.com.ar/


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(@marcmm)
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Hey,

I use Guitar pro. it's quite simple, but it also allows you to add effects and dynamics to make it more "real". I use it as a general guidance to my material, don't really have the nerves to deal with all the options..


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