Digital Music Stand for Linux?

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Digital Music Stand for Linux?

Postby Aleks » Tue Jan 21, 2014 9:24 pm

.Hello folks! Here's another crazy idea from me. In the Windows and Mac world there is this app called MusicReader that has some interesting features listed, that would make reading pdf sheet music, and sheet music in general, a lot easier on the performing/practicing musician. Basically it has built in metronome, media player and an option for handsfree scrolling of pages. So I was thinking, is it possible to implement a programmable turning of pages in some pdf viewer, in a manner like it is in Impress/PowerPoint software?


I see there is such option in Adobe Acrobat Pro. Is there an alternative to it in Linux? So far I've been using just the basic document viewer.

EDIT No.2: I think I might have found it. It's called Scribus.

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Re: Digital Music Stand for Linux?

Postby wolftune » Wed Feb 12, 2014 2:56 am

Scribus is a full-blown print layout editor. You just want a PDF reader like Okular. You can add a USB footswitch to change pages.
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