Best Music Freeware: Tab Player -Guitar Editor, Player, And More

Music Educator’s Freeware Toolkit (Currently- filling our toolbox)

Title: Tab Player

Category: Freeware Guitar Tablature Editor and Player

Description: A freeware title that allows you to play any text tab, create and compose tab and includes useful guitar extras.

Screen SnapShot:

Guitar Tab Player Picture

Tested On Which System (before posting): VISTA

Teaching Ideas: This freeware title is very useful for guitarists and those wanting to learn alternative notation for guitar.  It has a built in guitar chord dictionary (very useful for learning chords on the guitar), a metronome, and guitar tuner.  It also searches any of the online guitar tab databases for existing songs and can play them back.  Literally, you can find any text tab on the net and cut and paste it into this program and it will play it back for you. 

You can also compose and hear your own tunes by using this amazing freeware title.  You can also register this title and receive a number of extra benefits, nonetheless it is a very good freeware title.

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Best regards,

    J. Pisano

Mac and Linux Friends: If I’ve posted something that you know of a comparable counterpart please add it in the comments section below…

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Joseph M. Pisano, Ph.D. is the creator of many education websites, a lecturer, clinician, trumpeter, and conductor. He is currently the Associate Chair of Music and Director of Bands in the Calderwood School of Arts at Grove City College in PA. He been named a TI:ME Teacher of the Year, received the JEN Jazz Educator Award and the PA Citation of Excellence. He is a past Vice President of the Technology Institute for Music Educators and the current Vice-President of the PA Intercollegiate Bandmasters Association. He also writes for DCI Magazine, Teaching Music Magazine, and is the Educational Editor for In-Tune Monthly Magazine; he has contributed hundreds of articles to various publications. Find out more at his website