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    NoteWorthy Composer Alternatives for Mac

    NoteWorthy Composer is not available for Mac but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is MuseScore, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to NoteWorthy Composer and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to NoteWorthy Composer are TuxGuitar (Free, Open Source), Guitar Pro (Paid), Reason (Paid) and Avid Sibelius (Freemium).

    This page was last updated May 20, 2021

    1. Aria Maestosa is an open-source (GPL) midi tracker/editor. It lets you compose, edit and play midi files with a few clicks in a user-friendly interface offering keyboard, guitar, drum and controller views.
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      No time to delve into the big and serious music apps? PixiTracker is what you need! It is a simple and fun tool to quickly create musical sketches, chip tunes and sound experiments. Without requiring a lot of musical knowledge!.

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    2. Band-in-a-Box is an intelligent automatic accompaniment program. You can hear and play along to many song ideas and go from "nothing" to "something" in a very short period of time with Band-in-a-Box as your "on demand" backup band.
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      Music21 is a Python-based toolkit for computer-aided musicology.
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      • Free PersonalProprietary
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      Music note writing and composing software A simple and intuitive way to write musical notation, Crescendo allows composers to write, save and print their music compositions on their computer. Arrange your own professional quality sheet music.
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    3. Harmony Assistant is an unbeatable software for computer-assisted music composition and editing.
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      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 order to produce very readable ABC output. Direct midi input is supported for people with a midi keyboard.
    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. Melody Assistant is dedicated to music writing, printing and rendering. Easy to use, Melody Assistant offers a user-friendly interface and powerful capabilities. Now used by a very active community of thousands of people, it has become a favored tool for creating music.
    6. 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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