Effects and Annotations

Markers

Markers are a nice element to annotate different sections of the song.

Tempo

You might already have mentioned them: Tempo markers are supported too.

Text

Each beat can have a text attached.

Chords

Chord names can be useful to indicate how to play a song.

Vibrato

Beat vibrators and note vibratos are both available.

Dynamics

From piano pianissimo to forte fortissimo, they are all there

Tap/Slap/Pop

Especially bass guitar players will like this feature.

Fade-In

This annotation is shown if you need to increase the note volume from silent to normal when playing it.

Let Ring

If this annotation is placed on a note, you don't stop the string after the beat ends.

Palm Mute

A feature you won't miss: Palm Mute markers.

String Bends

String bendings can be rendered by alphaTab as well.

Whammy Bar

A lot of electrical guitars come with whammy bars. alphaTab can show whammy bar effects.

Tremolo Picking

Tremolo Pickings are rendered too.

Brush Strokes

Brush Strokes are shown as arrows on the tablature stave.

Slides

There are several types of slides alphaTab can render.

Trill

Trill effects are rendered on the tablature stave and on an effect line.

Pick Stroke

Pick strokes indicate how to play the strings.

Tuplets

Tuplets are used to divide beats into equal subdivisions.

Fingering

Finger indicators can be used to highlight which fingers should be used to play the respective note on the instrument.

Triplet-Feel

Triplet feels are used to indicate that a pair of particular notes are played with a different durations as they are indicated by the annotations.