[TriLUG] How to get realistic sounding guitar out of TuxGuitar
slitt at troubleshooters.com
Sun Aug 2 20:40:12 EDT 2009
On Sunday 02 August 2009 19:13:03 Noel Nunkovich wrote:
> Tux Guitar is actually pretty nice. I've used it fairly extensively and it
> sounds OK, but the truth is you'll never get really good guitar sounds via
> MIDI. Also, Tux Guitar is really designed for transcribing and playing
> back guitar Tabulature files. The good news is that you don't need
> hardware MIDI, it can take data from Tux Guitar tab files or Guitar Pro
> 3/4/5 files and play those back. Basically, Tux Guitar is an open source
> version of Guitar Pro and it's designed to fill the same niche.
> What exactly are you trying to do?
Exactly what you described above. My son tabs his music, then plays it back to
make sure he tabbed it right and see how it sounds.
His buddy has a Windows program -- I think it is Guitar Pro, that sounds more
like a real guitar and less like a 1982 video game.
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