Avid Sibelius Alternatives

    Avid Sibelius is described as 'Sibelius is a scorewriter program, created by Sibelius Software (now part of Avid Technology) for Microsoft Windows, OS X, and historically RISC OS' and is an app in the Audio & Music category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Avid Sibelius for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, iPad and iPhone. The best alternative is MuseScore, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Avid Sibelius are Guitar Pro (Paid), Rosegarden (Free, Open Source), Dorico (Freemium) and LilyPond (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 3, 2021

      • FreemiumProprietary
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      Flat lets you write sheet music with your friends in real time with a nice music notation editor. Create and edit your music score documents directly with your web browser in realtime with your friends or colleagues.
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      Anvil Studio is a free Windows 7/Vista/XP/2000/98 program designed for people who want to: -- record music with MIDI and Audio equipment, -- compose music for MIDI and Audio equipment, -- sequence music with MIDI equipment, or -- play with music using a computer and...


    1. 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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      Music21 is a Python-based toolkit for computer-aided musicology.
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    2. Musagi is a complex music authoring and synthesizer similar to trackers.


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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. Dispatch re-typing of sheet music to a nuisance of the past! Let capella-scan transform your sheet music quickly into a ringing score that is ready for editing and printing. capella-scan has put an end to the laborious task of typing out notes.
    4. 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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      it anticipates what musicians needs to make music and provides it. it's incredibly easy to use. Produces professional results and it keeps getting better every year. this is understandable when you consider that musicians created the programs
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    5. alphaTab is a cross platform music notation and guitar tablature rendering library. You can use alphaTab within your own website or application to load music sheets from files like Guitar Pro or use the built in markup named alphaTex.
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      Aered is a sheet music editor specifically designed for drummers.
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