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    Notation Player 3 Alternatives

    Notation Player 3 is described as 'Score-style MIDI player' and is an app in the audio & music category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Notation Player 3 for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, iPad and BSD. The best alternative is MuseScore, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Notation Player 3 are Guitar Pro, Avid Sibelius, Rosegarden and LilyPond.

    Notation Player 3 is mainly a Music Production App but alternatives to it may also be Digital Audio Workstations. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Notation Player 3.
    This page was last updated May 20, 2021
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    Score-style MIDI player.
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    1. MuseScore is a free music notation and composition software available for Windows, Mac, and Linux.
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      Guitar Pro is first and foremost a program designed to edit tablatures for guitar, bass, and other fretted instruments from 4 to 8 strings.


    2. Sibelius is a scorewriter program, created by Sibelius Software (now part of Avid Technology) for Microsoft Windows, OS X, and historically RISC OS.
    3. Rosegarden is a well-rounded audio and MIDI sequencer, score editor, and general-purpose music composition and editing environment.
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      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.


    4. 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.
    5. 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, import/export filters to formats like MIDI, MusicXML, ABC Music, MusiXTeX and LilyPond.
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      A new app for music education. Instrument Bible is a virtual fingering chart for brass, woodwind, and string instruments.
    6. 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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      NoteEdit is a musical score editor for Linux. It can import/export MIDI and MusicXML, export Lilypond, MusiXTeX, PMX and ABC files, read and record from a MIDI keyboard, handle manually entered notation, complex multistaff layouts and lyrics.

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      Homepage not available. Wikipedia article claims software is "defunct".

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