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Musical Notation Software

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by CtheOp, Apr 2, 2002.

  1. CtheOp


    Oct 11, 2001
    Toronto, Canada
    Does anyone out there in TB land know of any decent musical notation software? I'm getting tired of hand-writing notes on staff paper (and I'm a bit too sloppy at it ..)

    I've tried a demo version of a program called "Finale". It's very good - just a little on the pricey side. Anybody have any experiences with other software packages?

    Thanks for any help you guys can offer.
  2. Wxp4759cb


    Nov 23, 2000
    Columbia, MO
    Finale is a good program. The other big name is Sibelius. I personally like sibelius alot better. However it is about the same price as finale unless you are a student. (Sibelius gives student discounts)

  3. Yvon

    Yvon Supporting Member

    Nov 2, 2000
    Montreal, Canada
    you can download a free version of finale note pad.
    it will do the job for about 95% of the work you have to do.
    I used encore a long while but it's not working on XP.
    Now I use Finale 2001.

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