Crescendo Alternatives

    Crescendo is described as 'Music note writing and composing software' and is an app in the Audio & Music category. There are eight alternatives to Crescendo for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, iPad, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is MuseScore, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Crescendo are Avid Sibelius (Freemium), NoteWorthy Composer (Paid), Encore Music Notation Software (Paid) and FORTE Music Notation Software (Paid).

    This page was last updated May 20, 2021

    1. MuseScore is a free music notation and composition software available for Windows, Mac, and Linux.
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    2. Sibelius is a scorewriter program, created by Sibelius Software (now part of Avid Technology) for Microsoft Windows, OS X, and historically RISC OS.
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    3. 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 graphical WMFs. The user interface works either from the keyboard or the mouse.
    4. Encore is the standard in professional music notation. Its powerful transcribing and editing capabilities help musicians of all levels get their ideas into print.
    5. Forte is an music notation software developed by the German company Lugert Verlag Publishing House in Handorf near Hamburg. This software is available internationally as a user-friendly, affordable alternative to complex and expensive current music notation programs.
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      A new app for music education. Instrument Bible is a virtual fingering chart for brass, woodwind, and string instruments.
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    6. ABCEditor is a Windows program from Elizabeth Scarlett (hosted at Alf Warnock's site) which allows you to create, edit, play and organise abc files. It can transpose, reformat, adjust beaming, create cheet sheets and search for tunes.
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    7. MagicScore is an easy and powerful music notation and composition software. MagicScore is the smart choice for musicians, composers, arrangers, teachers, students, choirs, ensembles and songwriters. Moreover, the prices of our products are really low.
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