[LAU] NtEd

Grammostola Rosea rosea.grammostola at gmail.com
Wed Feb 11 04:59:22 EST 2009

david wrote:
> ethan a young wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I am posting in favorable comment of the notation editor, NtEd.  It has 
>> a very straightforward and simple yet powerful interface.  It seems very 
>> well-designed, and has been much more stable than the alternatives on 
>> both my Ubuntu and 64studio systems.
>> I come from a background with Windows Encore version 4.5, which I still 
>> run through Wine.  However, I would like to switch to to a native Linux 
>> program.  I've tried MuseScore, which seems powerful, but is complicated 
>> and has remained buggy on my system, including crashes and several 
>> compilation errors.  Canorus seems promising, too, but does not seem to 
>> be as far along or moving as fast in development as NtEd.
>> For the record, I am notating the following types of pieces:
>> 1. four-part SATB
>> 2. piano pieces
>> 3. jazz lead sheets
>> 4. small instrumental ensemble music
>> What has other's experiences been so far with these new and developing 
>> programs?
> Haven't used any of those. I use Rosegarden. v1.7.3 just came out and 
> they're in the process of porting it to QT4.
I follow the development of NtEd with great interest. I think it is the 
most promising concept for notation editors on Linux. Light, stable, 
fast and easy to use. But it doesn't cover all the for a musician needed 
features yet...

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