nootka - Application to help with learning classical score notation

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Distribution openSUSE Tumbleweed
Repository Education all
Package filename nootka-1.4.5-1.3.x86_64.rpm
Package name nootka
Package version 1.4.5
Package release 1.3
Package architecture x86_64
Package type rpm
Category Productivity/Multimedia/Sound/Utilities
License GPL-3.0
Maintainer -
Download size 7.88 MB
Installed size 12.94 MB
Nootka is an application to learn classical score notation.
It helps to understand the rules of reading and writing scores
and helps with developing skills of playing and singing notes.
numerous settings to personalize for user needs and capabilities
natural sound of classical guitar
accurate pitch detection method
support for different name-callings of the notes
exams with different levels
levels creator with wide range of settings


Package Version Architecture Repository
nootka-1.4.5-1.3.i586.rpm 1.4.5 i586 Education
nootka - - -


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application() -
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mimehandler(application/x-nootka-nel) -
mimehandler(application/x-nootka-noo) -
nootka = 1.4.5-1.3
nootka(x86-64) = 1.4.5-1.3


Type URL
Binary Package nootka-1.4.5-1.3.x86_64.rpm
Source Package nootka-1.4.5-1.3.src.rpm

Install Howto

  1. Add the Education repository:
    # zypper addrepo education
  2. Install nootka rpm package:
    # zypper install nootka




2018-04-22 -
- update to 1.4.5
- added Hungarian translations
- Stylus support on touch screens (Requires Qt 5.9)
- using secure SSL connections when possible (update check,links)
- Don't stop pitch detection when question and answer are a sound
2017-09-11 -
- update to 1.4.4
- German translation is complete
- support for marking more frets on the fingerboard
- fixed annoying crash on entering settings when 'other'
instrument was used
- drop patch nootka-moc-fix.patch because now in upstream
2017-07-12 -
- add patch nootka-moc-fix.patch to build for Factory
2017-06-12 -
- update to 1.4.3
- attempt to fix random crashes related to audio input
- improved look of checkable buttons (note name)
- removed a few memory leaks
2017-02-24 -
- update to 1.4.2
- added standalone AppImage for Linux
- don't stop pitch detection after playing a note
- avoid false update messages
- properly detect default language under Win 10
2017-01-20 -
- update to 1.4.1
- Fixed issues with note range in custom created levels
2016-12-14 -
- update to 1.4.0
- new method to make random melodies more... melodic
- melody can be randomized from selected notes, i.e. pentatonic scale
- so added level with pentatonic scales
- solfege or letter note names can be selected during first run wizard
- improved look of sound views, better fit to high DPI screens
- reduced number of paint operations, works even 2-4 times faster
- volume settings and pitch preview can be invoked with volume keys
- settings menu entry is placed on the top menu label
- stop pitch detection when app is going background, restore when backs
- fixed positioning of tips with question content
- other small fixes
- changes from 1.3.0 alpha1
- removed roundness of widget/tips
- scroll-able widgets can be flicked with mouse/finger
- improved scaling of dialog windows
- prepared code for further features
Under the hood
- Android and Desktop code are in the single branch now
- reorganized layout of libraries, score is in separate lib
- exam execution moved to plugin
- changes from 1.2A.7 rc3
- handle pinch gesture to zoom score in/out
- touching screen suspends pitch detection
- updated Qt version to 5.6.1
- prevent stopping input sound randomly
- fixed issues with saving exams/levels on device
2016-08-29 -
- update to 1.2.7
- translated to Spanish language
- better method of handling input audio data, increased buffer size
- forwarding input to output works with every sound system now
- fixed reason of random crashes when audio input started
- repaired starting exam with melodies from single note mode view
- file descriptions are translated under Mac Os Finder
- fixed deb package compatibility with Ubuntu 16.04
- other minor fixes
2016-06-13 -
- update to 1.2.6
- clicking melody note displays guitar position (only exercises)
- updated Russian translation
- improvements of scaling guitar image for different resolutions
- fixed bug with doubled fingerboard on high resolution screens
- keep right-side note pane always visible, even at the staff end
2016-04-15 -
- update to 1.2.5
- added new levels
- added donors list
- clef menu visibility fixes for Qt 5.6 compatibility
- fixed storing of instrument scale for non guitars
- other minor fixes

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