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. MuseScore is a free music notation and composition software available for Windows, Mac, and Linux.
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      Almost everyone thinks MuseScore is a great alternative to NoteWorthy Composer.
      It basically does the same thing. Plus has a sequencer to play the score.
      Positive comment almost 6 years ago

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    2. With TuxGuitar, you will be able to compose music using the following features Tablature editor Score Viewer Multitrack display Autoscroll while playing Note duration management Various effects (bend, slide, vibrato, hammer-on/pull-off) ...
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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. Its great ease of use and the success of its specific file format have made it a program used by guitarists worldwide.
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    3. Reason is a virtual studio rack with all the tools and instruments you need to turn your ideas into music. And it's more than just a set of excellent synths and effects. It's a complete music system. Step into the age of Reason.
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    4. 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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    5. 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.
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      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 General Public License.
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    6. 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 others. The current version uses the *.ptb file format.
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      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.
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    7. GNU Denemo is a music notation editor that lets you rapidly enter notation for typesetting via the LilyPond music engraver. You can compose, transcribe, arrange, listen to the music and much more.
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