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Editors' Review

Power Tab Editor may easily become the veteran fretter's best friend. This feature-packed program lets you plot music onto digital tablature for exporting, burning, or playing MIDI files. The features are staggering--11 toolbars, 47 tips, and a max of seven guitars or basses per song are just the beginning. Deluxe tabbing capabilities let you adjust octaves and phrasing, and place an onslaught of markings, such as slides, bends, and vibratos. You can also create notes, store lyrics, and enter your favorite Italian music term if you're in the mood for something vivace. Well-stocked chord and tuning dictionaries help move you along.

Unfortunately, the software's features sometimes outpace its functionality. Though attractive, the interface isn't very intuitive and contains character errors and other mistakes that could frustrate the most intrepid user. One crucial broken Quick Start link for creating new tablature spoils an otherwise robust and detailed Help menu.

However, if you're feeling scrappy enough to push past the lesser points, the power payoff for using Power Tab Editor--digital tunes you tab yourself--may sound like rockin' music to your ears.

 
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Full Specifications

What's new in version 1.7 build 80

Version 1.7 build 80 may include unspecified updates, enhancements, or bug fixes.

General

Publisher Power Tab Software
Publisher web site http://www.power-tab.net
Release Date February 28, 2006
Date Added February 28, 2006
Version 1.7 build 80

Category

Category Entertainment Software
Subcategory Music Software

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP
Additional Requirements None

Download Information

File Size 5.64MB
File Name powertab.zip

Popularity

Total Downloads 5,670,080
Downloads Last Week 702

Pricing

License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free
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