Guitar tuning program

DB davidbuhl at
Fri May 19 10:17:14 EDT 2000

You might be able to use the snack extension tools or perhaps
the wavesurfer tool to do what you want.  You would just need
to know the true frequency of the notes in question to do a check...

Hope it helps...


Laurent Duperval <lduperval at> wrote in message
news:YLaV4.46370$wz3.175637 at
> Hi,
> I'm looking for a guitar tuning program program that will work like one of
> those electroning tuner things: you hit a string and it tells you if your
> string is flat, sharp or on the money. I have one already but it won't let
> me do proper pitch tuning: I want to be able to to tune my guitar half a
> tone (or more) higher or lower (i.e. move E to Eb or F). Can anyone
> recommend a utility of some sort that will let me do this? Here are my
> requirements:
> - Has to work on Intel-Linux. If it's a Windows program, I'm not
> interested unless the source code comes with it
> - No tuning by ear, please! I can figure out how to do that on my own but
> I'm not any good at it. I want to stick my PC's mic in front of the
> strings and then use the tool like I would my electroninc tuner
> - Preferably not a Xforms- or Qt-based program. I prefer Tk or tkInter or
> C w/ X11. Binaries are acceptable also, provided I can get them from a
> site
> Thanks,
> Laurent

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