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Download the free notation player 3

notation player 3 runs on Windows, Mac, Linux Ubuntu and Linux openSUSE

The free notation player displays MIDI music (.mid, .kar, or .not ) files as sheet music that you can view on the screen while the notes play.

In addition notation player can display files that are created with notation musician and notation composer. It's a great way to share your music from Notation Software products with others! notation player 3 is available in English, Spanish and German language versions.
Please click here to see the new features of notation player 3.

To download the free notation player, visit the download page of

notation player 3

and select language that you like.

IMPORTANT: for Mac and Linux the free software package Wine is required. Details see Mac, Linux Ubuntu, Linux openSUSE

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How notation player compares to musician and composer

Here's a quick breakdown of the features available.

Home Musicians

notation musician and notation composer create the best notation scores from MIDI files. You can play along with "the band" at your convenience.

With notation composer, you can also customize the sheet music to add your own special flavor to a song.

Performing Musicians

With notation musician you can print sheet music for yourself and print parts for members of your vocal or instrumental group.

notation composer adds the ability to rearrange the music and have complete control over the sound of every note.

Song Writers and Composers

Use notation composer to create music from scratch, so you can focus on making music instead of drawing notation.

You can create sheet music with your MIDI instrument, mouse, or computer keyboard. Editing notation is a breeze, too.

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