Qt4 LilyPond sheet music editor
  8 reviews

Frescobaldi is a LilyPond sheet music editor, with the following features:
* Enter LilyPond scores, then build and preview them with a mouseclick
* Powerful text editor with syntax highlighting and automatic completion
* Point-and-click support: click on notes or on error messages to jump to the
corresponding position in the LilyPond file
* Midi player to proof-listen LilyPond-generated MIDI files
* Powerful Score Wizard to quickly setup a music score
* Snippet Manager to store and apply text snippets, templates or scripts
* Use multiple versions of LilyPond, automatically selects the correct version
* Built-in LilyPond documentation browser and built-in Frescobaldi User Guide
* Translated into Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Czech, Russian,
Spanish, Galician, Turkish, Polish, Brazillian Portuguese and Ukrainian.
Frescobaldi also includes the following music functions:
* Transpose music
* Change music from relative to absolute and vice versa
* Change the language used for note names
* Change the rhythm (double, halve, add/remove dots, copy, paste) etc
* Hyphenate lyrics using word-processor hyphenation dictionaries
* Add spanners, dynamics, articulation easily using the Quick Insert panel
* Update LilyPond syntax using convert-ly, with display of differences
In order to use lyric hyphenation, please install your languages' appropriate hyphenation packages, e.g. hyphen-fr for French, hyphen-ca for Catalan, etc.

Frescobaldi is the Qt4 successor of LilyKDE, a Kate plugin for KDE3.
Latest reviews
Klavierspieler 2 years ago

The only way I use lilypond.

grzybudiegiftmacher 3 years ago

Excellent editor! The best solution for Lilypond.

Juan-Guillermo 4 years ago

El mejor entorno para LilyPond, no hay mejor manera de editar partituras.

tuprofe_demusica 5 years ago

La mejor IDE para LILYPOND. Rapido y fácil de usar, previsualizacion instantanea. Infaltable.

sinihisi 5 years ago

the best ide for lilypond

MartinP 5 years ago

Clicking on note in rendering window does not link to location in source file, Firefox starts instead. UPDATE - Fixed this - it was an issue with capital letters in file names. Project was imported from windows, where this is no problem

serveracim 7 years ago

I don't know what I would have done without it.

Piilen 8 years ago

Great front-end for Lilypond, works in gnome as well not just KDE