MuseScore

MuseScore 1.0

Easily compose music with the help of your Mac

MuseScore lets you create music compositions on your Mac. View full description

PROS

  • Easy to use: just drag and drop notes
  • Built-in player
  • Support for MIDI instruments

CONS

  • No advanced options

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MuseScore lets you create music compositions on your Mac.

Do you still compose music with pen and paper? If so, then you should know you can also do it with the help of your computer. Much like iDrum for percussion instruments, MuseScore lets you do this in a very easy way, either from scratch or using any of the score templates included in the program. It features dozens of musical elements such as notes, clefs, keys, and time. Just by dragging and dropping them on the interface, you can quite effortlessly add them to your composition.

Whenever you want to hear your composition, simply use MuseScore's built-in player. It has support for multiple instrument sounds to allow you to hear the full effect of your creation. Alternatively, you can simply plug in your MIDI keyboard.

MuseScore works with many different formats, including PDF and MID. Plug-ins will also extend MuseScore's functionality. It lacks the advanced options and tools from more professional applications like Finale (for PCs), but it's perfectly usable and adequate for the amateur composer who just needs a free app to create music at home.

With MuseScore you can easily create your own music, listen to it and save professional-looking scores.

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MuseScore 1.0