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Thursday, January 7, 2016
MagicScore Maestro 8 is a fast way to compose music and create print-ready music notation. Enter musical notes quickly using optimized tools or by playing your USB-MIDI keyboard or controller. Easily edit your score with powerful music notation tools that let you place individual notes, brackets, bar lines, clefs, articulations, and other symbols precisely where you want them. Transpose entire scores or individual instrument parts with just a few clicks. Insert comments, links, and other elements throughout your score. MagicScore Maestro includes standard music notation symbols plus drum/percussion notation, guitar notation (tablature), and chord diagrams.
Listen to instrument parts and arrangements with MIDI instrument sounds to help you write for everything from solo piano to full orchestra. MagicScore Maestro comes with its own library of SF2 instruments, and you can also import thousands of additional sounds! Export your score as an MP3 or WAV file to share with others. Print engraver-quality music notation pages or output clean, easy-to-read images in popular graphic formats for publishing to the web or other applications. MagicScore Maestro is an incredible value in music notation software, giving you features found in notation software costing 3 to 4 times more!