MuseScore

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Portable version available: 

A portable version of this product is available from the developer.

Replacement for : 

Finale, Sibelius

Our rating: 

License type: 

System requirements: 

Linux, Windows 10, 8, 7, Mac OS X 10.6+

Program function: 

Create MuseScore sheet music, read various sheet music file types, save MuseScore files (mscz), export various print-ready or media-player-ready file types

Download file size: 

53.1 MB (Windows)

Version: 

2.0.1

Additional information: 

v2.0.1 released 05 May, 2015

Page anchor: 

MuseScore

64 Bit compatibility: 

32 bit but 64 bit compatible

Review article: 

Best Free Music Notation Software

Pros: 

User-friendly in-program tutorial; easy and fast note entry with mouse, keyboard or MIDI; unlimited number of staves, integrated sequencer and FluidSynth software synthesizer, save as PDF or MIDI file, and more.

Product type: 

Runs as a stand-alone program on a user's computer

Cons: 

Note selection is difficult to use

Top Pick?: 

1

Download page: 

http://musescore.org/en/download

Developers website: 

http://www.musescore.org/

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