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  • MuseScore icon

    MuseScore

    MuseScore is a free music notation and composition software available for Linux, Windows and Mac. It allows for fast and easy note entry on a virtual note sheet. It...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com

    • Only had MuseScore for few days but it seems like a very solid and powerful program. Nothing cheap about it.,,,and it's free. Guest • Aug 2016 Disagree   Agree
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    Sibelius

    Sibelius is a scorewriter program, created by Sibelius Software (now part of Avid Technology) for Microsoft Windows, OS X, and historically RISC OS.

    Commercial Mac Windows

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    LilyPond

    GNU LilyPond is a computer program for music engraving. One of LilyPonds major goals is to produce scores that are engraved with traditional layout rules, reflecting the...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    • You have full control over the engraving and score edition process and the results are the best available. Guest • Oct 2016 Disagree   Agree
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    Frescobaldi

    Frescobaldi is a LilyPond sheet music text editor. It aims to be powerful, yet lightweight and easy to use. Frescobaldi is Free Software, freely available under the...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Anvil Studio

    Anvil Studio is a free Windows 7/Vista/XP/2000/98 program designed for people who want to: -- record music with MIDI and Audio equipment, -- compose music for MIDI...

    Free Windows

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    music21

    Music21 is a Python-based toolkit for computer-aided musicology. Applications of this toolkit include computational musicology, music informations, musical example...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Impro-Visor

    Impro-Visor (short for “Improvisation Advisor”) is a music notation program designed to help jazz musicians compose and hear solos similar to ones that might be...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • ABCJ

    ABCJ is a pure-Java editor, player and librarian for music files stored using Chris Walshaw's ABC notation. Features :-. • ABCJ maintains a library of ABC...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web

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    StaffPad

    StaffPad is a brand new class of notation app, designed to take advantage of the advanced pen and touch input found on Microsoft Surface* and other compatible Windows...

    Commercial Windows Windows RT

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    EasyABC

    EasyABC allows you to edit and play abc files. It supports conversion from MusicXML and MIDI to ABC. The latter uses a custom implementation (midi2abc is not used) in...

    Open Source Mac Windows

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    NtEd

    NtEd is a GTK+ score editor. It intends to be really WYSIWYG: what you see on the screen is exactly what you get on printer output. It supports up to 4 voices per staff...

    Open Source Linux

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    Stave'n'Tabs

    iOS and macOS notation and tablature editor with MIDI and MusicXML files support and chromatic scales analyze of the score.

    Freemium Mac iPhone iPad

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  • Canorus Music Score Editor icon

    Canorus Music Score Editor

    Canorus is a free cross-platform music score editor. It supports an unlimited number and length of staffs, polyphony, a MIDI playback of notes, chord markings, lyrics...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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  • NoteWorthy Composer icon

    NoteWorthy Composer

    NoteWorthy Composer is a graphical score editor intended for the creation of sheet music, but it can also import and export MIDI and Karaoke files and can export...

    Commercial Windows

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  • Power Tab Editor icon

    Power Tab Editor

    Power Tab Editor is a free tablature authoring tool created by Brad Larsen for Windows. It is used to create guitar, bass and ukulele tablature scores, among many...

    Free Windows

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