CarMusTy, also known as Carnatic Music Typesetting was created as an open source environment for typesetting Carnatic music song books.
CarMusTy is a software utility that can edit Carnatic music notation files, generate MIDI files and typeset portable document format books.
Here are some key features of "CarMusTy":
· Generates PDF song books from Carnatic Music song notation and lyrics
· Notation entered in the song book
· Allows automatic Phonetic Transliteration of song notation and lyrics into Telugu, Kannada, Tamil, Hindi and more languages.
· Integrated PDF-viewer allows on-demand PDF preview within the application itself while editing song notation and lyrics
· Notation compatibility with C++ CFugue Carnatic music programming API opens new possibilities for advanced research in Carnatic Music
· Vast number of customizable options and Templates allow unprecedented levels of control over the notation, page layout, text finesse and more.