MagicScore is described as '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' and is an app in the Audio & Music category. There are more than 50 alternatives to MagicScore for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, iPhone and iPad. The best alternative is MuseScore, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like MagicScore are Guitar Pro (Paid), OpenMPT (Free, Open Source), Rosegarden (Free, Open Source) and LilyPond (Free, Open Source).
Guitar Pro is first and foremost a program designed to edit tablatures for guitar, bass, and other fretted instruments from 4 to 8 strings. Its great ease of use and the success of its specific file format have made it a program used by guitarists worldwide.
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 era when scores were engraved by hand.
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 improvised. The objective is to improve understanding of solo construction and tune chord changes.