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notation composer version 3
Edit sheet music that you download from the Internet.
Write music notation using your MIDI instrument or mouse.
Fine-tune the sound of every note in your songs.
Download a free trial version
(only one version can be installed at a time):
Search for songs, download their MIDI files, and turn them into beautiful sheet music.
Search the Internet for MIDI files, download, and unzip them using a built-in web browser.
Transcribe any MIDI file to sheet music with excellent accuracy, including detection of swing rhythms, grace notes, trills and tremolos.
Correct any errors that might exist in the transcription of the note rhythms.
Automatically analyze and display chord names.
Learn to read notation by seeing the notes as they play.
Watch the notes and lyrics highlight as they play on your screen.
Slow down the tempo so that you can learn how to read the notation and hear the notes better.
Temporarily increase the volume of one staff while decreasing the volume of other staves, so that you can focus your listening on a particular instrument or voice. "Solo" a staff while the others are muted.
Organize songs into playlists and play them back with Notation's built-in jukebox.
Set up practice sessions and play along with "the band".
Transpose the pitch of a vocal part to match your voice range.
Automatically turn pages as the song plays.
Set up practice loops to repeat a section of the song at optionally increasing tempos.
Remotely execute commands from your keyboard, such as Start Playback, End Playback, and Fast Forward.
Prepare sing-along karaoke parts, fakebook lead sheets, and more.
Prepare an "Easy Notes" part for student musicians, showing note letters (for example "C") in the noteheads.
Prepare a "Sing-Along" vocal part, for easy sight-reading while the song plays.
Prepare a fake book lead sheet part, with melody and chords.
Prepare piano reduction of a score that has multiple instruments or voices.
Extract individual parts for the players or singers in your music group.
Transpose an instrument's part to its natural key, such as for a Bb clarinet,
Split a single piano/keyboard staff into right- and left-hand staves.
Split a MIDI drum staff into separate one-line drum instrument staves.
Split a staff into melody and accompaniment parts.
Add lyrics, symbols, free text, and more to the sheet music for any song.
Edit note beams.
Transcribe the following types of ornaments:
Temporarily display an ornament as written-out notes, or revert it to a written-out performance.
Add accent marks and articulations, dynamic marks, hairpin crescendo marks, slurs, pedal marks, and other special music symbols.
Add staff symbols: brackets and braces, clefs, key signatures, and barline types.
Add free text anywhere in the score.
Add rehearsal marks.
Add 8va octave marks.
Add repeat barlines and endings, which will be interpreted during playback.
Add special repeat directives, such as "D.C.", and specify the destination measure.
Format the sheet music, print the entire score, and print individual parts.
Choose the default font size, face, and style for the music symbols and types of text.
Specify the default horizontal spacing (degree of stretch or compression) and default vertical spacing between staves.
Control the layout of each page:
Page breaks, system (line) breaks
Number of measures on any given system
Number of systems on any given page
Vertical spacing between any pair of staves
Vertical spacing between adjacent systems
Relative horizontal spacing of individual measures within a system (line).
Add and control the placement of page title, footer and header text.
Optionally hide empty staves.
Expand or collapse multiple-measure rests.
Format parts using templates.
Display one-line drum instrument staves using special percussion noteheads.
Edit and arrange the music notation, plus compose new songs with ease.
Create a new song using a pre-defined template for a variety of solo instruments, duet pairs, small ensembles, and large ensembles. You can also custom song templates that you have already created.
Add notes using a number of convenient methods:
With your mouse and computer keyboard.
Using the Sequential Note Entry method, so you rarely have to select the note duration, even when the sequence of notes has different note duration.
Using Step-Time recording, one note or chord at a time, from your MIDI keyboard or input device.
Change pitches of notes.
Add staves (instrument parts).
Change the meter and barline positions.
Transfer your score to other popular music notation programs, using the Music XML file format.
Play your MIDI instrument and get instant sheet music for your song.
The recording of your performance is transcribed using the same excellent MIDI-to-notation transcription technology that notation musician uses to transcribe MIDI files to sheet music.
Set up the tempo for recording.
Set up the number of pick-up measures.
Record (punch in) into a selected region of a staff.
Add (punch in) a recording of pitch bends or MIDI controllers, on top of notes previously recorded.
Fine-tune the sound of any note simply by drawing the effects with your mouse.
notation composer offers the features of a typical MIDI sequencer but in a more visual way -- you can edit the music performance from within the music notation. notation composer offers an intuitive and fun way to refine the details of the performance without requiring that you know details about MIDI nor requiring you to work with tedious numbers.
Edit the exact as-performed rhythms of notes while viewing Piano Roll Notation that is drawn on top of the notes.
Edit the loudness of individual notes while viewing "vectors" (lines drawn at an angle from each notehead) that graphically show the loudness of each note.
Snap ("quantize") the as-performed attack or release of a note to its notated rhythm.
Lock the as-performed rhythm of a note to independently change its notated rhythm.
Edit the underlying performance of ornaments: grace notes, trills, turns, tremolos, and arpeggios.
Graphically edit the song tempo.
Graphically edit the volume level, left-to-right pan, pedal, and pitch bend activity in a staff.