Alternatives to Finale for all platforms with any license

  • 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...

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    • 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
    • It does not work properly and is much less than similar to Finale. Guest • Jan 2018 • 1 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • 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...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows 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...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X 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
  • 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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  • 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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  • music21

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

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  • 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 Mac Windows

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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...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X 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...

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  • 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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  • 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...

    Free Open Source 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...

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  • MuseScore Sheet Music Player

    The MuseScore Player opens and plays scores made with the free MuseScore notation software. The app dynamically fits the sheet music to the screen of your device. You...

    Commercial Android Android Tablet

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