Jalmus is a free, open source music education software helping the musicians, specially pianists, to improve their sight-reading. You can train to read music with both exercises on notes or rhythms.
New in v2.1
- Bugfix: turn off keyboard sound.
- Bugfix : Tempo settings for rhythms reading.
- Bugfix : "route" keyboard sound to an external midi device to avoid latency when playing notes.
New in v2.0
- Mixed Exercises (combinednote reading, rhythm reading and score reading)
- You can save all exercises on the Preferences panel.
- Custom notes with accidentals on Score Reading exercise.
- Some graphics improvements for rhythms
- Adding dotted half on rhythm exercises
- Jalmus could work with any acoustic instrument by using Prodipe Solo
- Few lessons for violin and sax alto
- New shortcut in lesson’s menu to open lesson’s directory and modify/create/delete directly the XML files (with any text editor).
- In lesson mode you can pass an exercise by Escape key
- Fixing permission problem installer for Windows 7
New in v1.8
- Now supports 4/4, 3/4, 2/4 tempo
- Window can now be re-sized
- Added time signature alterations indicators
- Removed speed cursor parameter
- Show Metronome beats and cursor progress (optional)
- Removed BareBoneBrowser class.
- Jalmus now requires Java 6 to natively open a web browser
- Removed GIF pictures to display notes
- MusiSync truetype font used to display Notes (credits to Robert Allgeyer)
- GIF background changed to PNG to be lighter
- Metronome now uses MIDI channel 10, to use drum samples
- Most of the source code is now in English
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