#1
Okay, I'm a poor boy with no prospects for a wealthy future. I cannot afford to pay for an editor, but I want one. What is the best free editor? (vista compatible)
-Your shadow of doubt.
#2
if you want to be completely legal (ie not ripping off GP)
then I would say tux guitar is the way forward - I hate power tab and I'm pretty sure tux guitar can handle guitar pro + power tab formats.