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abcCairo is a project to create a Cairo backend for abcm2ps, enabling it to generate PNG files.
abcm2ps is a command line program written by Jean-François Moine which
converts abc music notation to music sheet in PostScript or SVG format.
It is an extension of Michael Methfessel's abc2ps.
The Cairo graphics library is an open-source graphics library
offering a similar 2D graphics model to PostScript. The Cairo
library can write to a GTK canvas, allowing integration with programs
using the GTK+ toolkit, or it can write to an image file such as a
PNG file. This means that other programs can have access to the abcm2ps
music-rendering capability without having to incorporate a
- Retains the original abcm2ps functionality
- Adds a new -CPNG flag to select PNG output
- Will generate one PNG file per tune
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