Frescobaldi LilyPond Music Editor

Frescobaldi is a free and open source LilyPond sheet music Music Editor for Mac OS, Linux and Windows. It is released under the General Public License. Frescobaldi is a powerful editor with syntax highlighting and automatic completion. It comes with Music view, Point & Click, Midi player, Midi capturing to enter music, Snippet Manager and Score Wizard.Here you can use multiple versions of LilyPond in Frescobaldi music editor. You can import MusicXML, Midi and ABC. Some other features are Built-in LilyPond documentation, Smart layout-control functions and Transpose music support.

Frescobaldi LilyPond Music Editor


Install Frescobaldi on Ubuntu

Frescobaldi is available via the flatpak and Ubuntu repositories. You can install it via the terminal software. For the most recent version of Frescobaldi use the flatpak installation method.

Install Frescobaldi via Flatpak:

First you need to install and setup flatpak and flathub on your system. Follow the below tutorial for that. And restart your system after install.

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Install flatpak and flathub

If you already installed, then directly install Frescobaldi via the below command.

flatpak install flathub org.frescobaldi.Frescobaldi

You can the application with this command.

flatpak run org.frescobaldi.Frescobaldi

And uninstall it using below command.

sudo flatpak uninstall org.frescobaldi.Frescobaldi

Install Frescobaldi via APT:

You can also install it via the Ubuntu repositories using below command in your terminal application.

sudo apt update
sudo apt install frescobaldi

That’s it. But using this method you may get the older version of frescobaldi.

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