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    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

    • Very good and freeware. It allows me to write my music, export it in midi format file and upload it to Reaper DAW. It also allows me to import any midi I recorded within Reaper and instantly have a music score to share with fellow musicians. Guest • Feb 2017 Disagree   Agree
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    Guitar Pro

    The software to compose music, transcribe your favorite songs, or simply read the thousands of tabs available on the Internet.

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Android Tablet iPad

    • While it's more geared towards guitar, you can easily write scores for any instrument. Guest • Nov 2016 Disagree   Agree
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    Rosegarden

    Rosegarden is a well-rounded audio and MIDI sequencer, score editor, and general-purpose music composition and editing environment. Rosegarden is an easy-to-learn...

    Open Source Linux

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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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    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

  • Finale icon

    Finale

    Finale is proprietary scorewriting software developed by MakeMusic, Inc. It displays music primarily in music notation and allows for multiple tracks and very specific...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • Denemo icon

    Denemo

    GNU Denemo is a music notation editor that lets you rapidly enter notation for typesetting via the LilyPond music engraver. You can compose, transcribe, arrange, listen...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Impro-Visor icon

    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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    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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    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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  • 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

Sibelius Comments

Nice Score Wrting software

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I really like this software for writing scores! It's complicated but user friendly at the same time :D

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Good but expensive scorewriter

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Sibelius is a really good and easy to use scorewriter application, but it is so expensive..

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