PlayScore is described as 'uses advanced optical character recognition (OCR) to let you scan sheet music and play it on your phone or convert to MIDI or MusicXML' and is a music recognition app in the education & reference category. There are five alternatives to PlayScore for Windows, Mac, Harmony Assistant and Melody Assistant. The best alternative is SmartScore. Other great apps like PlayScore are ScanScore, SharpEye, NEURATRON PhotoScore and OMeR.PlayScore alternatives are mainly Music Recognition Apps but may also be Music Production Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of PlayScore.
- Freemium • Proprietary
- Music Recognition App
- Android Tablet
SmartScoreIs this a good alternative?YesNo
6 alternatives to SmartScore
- Paid • Proprietary
- Music Production App
Scan, edit and transpose your music in just minutes. There is simply no faster way to get printable music into your computer. Band arrangements, operas, hymns, musicals, orchestral parts and scores appear on-screen in editable and playable form within seconds after scanning.
ScanScoreIs this a good alternative?YesNo5 alternatives to ScanScore
With ScanScore you can scan sheet music and have them played to you. For scanning, you can use a smartphone, a tablet or a conventional scanner. Via the MusicXML interface you can export your notes to almost any music program and edit them further.
- 6 alternatives to SharpEye
SharpEyeIs this a good alternative?YesNo
SharpEye Music Reader converts a scanned image of printed music into a MIDI file, a NIFF file, or a MusicXML file. It allows direct scanning from TWAIN compatible scanners. (Most scanners are TWAIN compatible).
Not compatible with modern OSes.
- 5 alternatives to NEURATRON PhotoScore
NEURATRON PhotoScoreIs this a good alternative?YesNo
Music scanning & PDF to notation software.
OMeRIs this a good alternative?YesNo3 alternatives to OMeR
- Harmony Assistant
- Melody Assistant
OMeR is the printed music recognition add-on for Melody Assistant or Harmony Assistant.