Frescobaldi is a free open source LilyPond sheet music music editor for Mac OS, Linux, and Windows. It is released under the General Public License Agreement. Frescobaldi is a powerful editor with syntax highlighting and auto-completion. Comes with Music View, Point & Click, Midi Player, Midi Capture for entering music, Snippet Manager, Score Wizard.
Here you can use multiple versions of LilyPond with the Frescobaldi Music Editor. You can import MusicXML, Midi and ABC. Other features include built-in LilyPond documents, smart layout controls, and music transposition support.
Install Frescobaldi on Ubuntu
Frescobaldi is available from flatpak and Ubuntu repositories. It can be installed from the terminal software. The latest version of Frescobaldi uses the flatpak installation method.
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Install Frescobaldi via Flatpak.
First, you need to install and set up flatpak and flathub on your system. To do this, follow the tutorial below. Then reboot the system after installation.
Install flatpak and flathub
If you have already installed it, install Frescobaldi directly using the following command.
flatpak install flathub org.frescobaldi.Frescobaldi
You can run the application with this command.
flatpak run org.frescobaldi.Frescobaldi
You can also install from the Ubuntu repository using the following command in your terminal application:
sudo apt update
sudo apt install frescobaldi
that’s it. However, keep in mind that using this method may result in older versions of Frescobaldi.