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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.

Jalmus is developed in Java and so available on Microsoft Windows, Linux and Mac OS. Jalmus is a multilingual software supporting - English, French, Spanish, Italian, Danish and German : help us to translate it in your language.

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  • Credits - Free music software


    Author Jalmus is a free music education software developed in Java by RICHARD Christophe, first like an applet on Musicorum Web site then like Java application since 2006. Translators P. Jensen Tonajt for danish translation Help us to translate Jalmus. Thanks Thanks to Matthias Pfisterer and Florian Bomers from Java Sound Resources Thanks to Centerkey.com team for Bare Bones Browser Launch for Java Thanks to Izpack team for free Java installer Web site copyright Except where (...)

  • Features


    Jalmus is a free, open source music education software helping the musicians, specially pianists, to improve their sight-reading through exercises on notes or rhythms. Note reading You can training to sight-reading on notes, intervals, chords and give your answers by buttons, keys of the computer’s keyboard or MIDI keyboard. Click any screenshot for a larger version. Linux - Note reading in normal game Windows - Note reading in line See it on Youtube Rhythm reading You can (...)

  • Contact us


    Jalmus software Forum For any discussion about Jalmus, you can now use the Forum. Jalmus project You can also use the Jalmus SourceForge Project tools to submit a bug, a feature or support request. When you report a bug or problem, please: Before you contact us, check the Frequently Asked Questions. Tell us what version of Jalmus and which operating system you are using. Include details of what you are trying to do, and any error messages or other problems you experience. Jalmus Web (...)

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  • News


    23 avril 2013 : Jalmus is discontinued I’ve stopped to develop and maintain Jalmus Software. It was a great experience and I hope my little work was useful for some musicians to learn read music. Best Regards, Christophe PS : I’ve just fixed on version 2.3 the rest breve and semibreve inversion on Score Reading 5 septembre 2012 : Version 2.3 Adding Greek translation (thanks to John Lakkas) Minor fixes Fixing bug with speed faster than largo on Rhythm/Score reading (speed is (...)

  • MIDI Keyboards


    Jalmus become really interesting with a MIDI keyboard connected to computer. Pianists could improve their sight-reading by playing on their electronic keyboard. Jalmus is affiliate to Thomann.de for Europe (United Kingdom, Ireland, Italy, France, Spain … ) and Musicians Friend for United States and Canada. If you want buy a keyboard please follow the links of this site to support Jalmus development. Look now at new Website Musical Keyboards Guide. MIDI Master keyboards A master keyboard (...)

  • Get Involved

    Users If you appreciate Jalmus and would like to help out, you could give us feedback or report bugs . Developers You can join the development team and help us improve Jalmus at the Berlios Developer Jalmus Project with all tools (Bug Tracking, Task System and Subversion (SVN) Repository ) for collaborating developement. Translators If you are fluent in both English and another language, you can help translate the Jalmus software and web site Translation Instructions for Jalmus (...)

  • Help


    Documentation Jalmus documentation is now available on Jalmus Wikidoc . FAQ I can’t install Jalmus The install file "install-jalmus.jar" requires Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 1.5 and above to run. Get it for free at http://www.java.com. You should run it by double-clicking, right click and "Execute with Sun JRE" or "java -jar install-jalmus.jar" in console. I’ve no sound for Note reading game On Windows, the JRE does not install a soundbank by default. Soudbank should be install (...)

  • Download


    Download Jalmus for Windows, Linux and Mac OS This project only requires Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 1.4 and above to run. Get it for free at http://www.java.com Download install jar file : SourceForge Execute it by : double click the jar file or type "java -jar installjalmus.jar" from the command line From sources JAVA sources of Jalmus are available on Berlios SVN repository. To download them, you need a SVN client software like Tortoise (best SVN client for Windows) or (...)