Music Programs

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by kirbywrx, Apr 20, 2002.

  1. kirbywrx

    kirbywrx formerly James Hetfield

    Jul 27, 2000
    Melbourne, Australia.
    I have just downloaded Finale Notepad 2002 and thats pretty damn good. I was just wondering if there were any more music programs, what can do something like that, weather it be, something to do with tabs or anything like that which can help me learning notation and/or music knowledge in general.

  2. frankencow150

    frankencow150 Guest

    Oct 17, 2001
    theres something my friend has called guitar pro 3 and u can write down tabs( i think notation too) and then play it back in over 50 different can probably find alot of stuff at

    good luck!
  3. jasonbraatz


    Oct 18, 2000
    Oakland, CA
    cakewalk seems to be a pretty good "jack of all trades" program. a little midi/notation, a little audio recording capabilities, and a decent interface. it's what i'm used to for writing music out, but it seems like finale is a lot better, just harder to figure out.

    for audio - nothing touches sonic foundry vegas. (not that that has anything to do with this, i'm just sayin. :D )
  4. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    Hm, Vegas is ok, but it doesn't even have ASIO support, so IT can't touch stuff like Samplitude, Cubase, Logic or my fave Nuendo.

    The new Cubase SX will kick some serious booty, since it marries Cubase's midi capabilities with the great Nuendo audio engine.
  5. Nick Gann

    Nick Gann Talkbass' Tubist in Residence

    Mar 24, 2002
    Silver Spring, MD
    I just downloaded finale notepad also. It rocks. I want to send the link to my friend because he wants it. I don't remember the link.

    Could someone tell me the link again?

    Thanks. :D
  6. Nick Gann

    Nick Gann Talkbass' Tubist in Residence

    Mar 24, 2002
    Silver Spring, MD
    Thanks a lot JMX.

  7. Another vote for Sibelius. (2.0 is great!)

    Guitar Pro is limited to tabs only. Although it's a great program. If you´re looking for songs in Guitar Pro fromat then visit It's a rather slow site so be prepared to wait... :(
  8. Wxp4759cb


    Nov 23, 2000
    Kansas City, MO
    Sibelius 2.1 is out now. There's a free upgrade for anyone who already has it.