Songwrite iconSongwrite 0.14

Songwrite is a tablature editor that uses Timidity for playing MIDI and Lilypond for printing.
Songwrite is a tablature editor that uses Timidity for playing MIDI and Lilypond for printing. Songwrite is coded in Python and uses Tk (Tkinter); it relies on Timidity to play midi and on GNU Lilypond for printing.

Songwrite was previously known as GTablature. Due to many incompatibilities between Gnome 1 and Gnome 2, it is no longer a part of Gnome, and has been renamed Songwrite. There is a file compatibility is preserved between GTablature and Songwrite.

Untar the tarball.
Then you can immediately check Songwrite by running the ./songwrite script.

Songwrite now uses Python's DistUtils for installation. To install Songwrite, type (as root):

cd Songwrite-XXX
python ./setup.py install

NB: You'll get a warning at the end ("warning: install: modules installed to '/usr/share/'..."); you can safely ignore this warning.

You can now run Songwrite by typing songwrite in a console.

By default, Songwrite is installed in /usr, you can modify the setup.cfg file if you prefer another location.

Requirements:

· It requires Python 2.2 or +, and EditObj.
· A recent version (>= 2.3.12) of GNU Lilypond is mandatory for printing.

What's New in This Release:

· Icon added
· Use package graphicx in latex exports
· Songbooks now save the song filenames with path relative to the songbook filename

last updated on:
July 21st, 2006, 9:05 GMT
price:
FREE!
developed by:
Jean-Baptiste LAMY
license type:
GPL (GNU General Public License) 
category:
ROOT \ Multimedia \ Audio

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