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Musescore: Free Music Notation Software

Created By:  Werner Schweer and others
Operating System:  Windows, Mac and Linux
System Requirements: 125MB hard disk space required for software download and installation, and, 1024 by 768 pixels or higher screen resolution
Licence:  Free GNU GPL licensed
File Size: 36.7NB
More Info and Download Page:

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According to the website:

"MuseScore is a free cross-platform WYSIWYG music notation program that offers a cost-effective alternative to commercial programs such as Sibelius, Finale and Capella.

You can print beautifully engraved sheet music or save it as PDF or MIDI file.

Some highlights:

WYSIWYG, notes are entered on a "virtual note sheet"
Unlimited number of staves
Up to four voices per staff
Easy and fast note entry with your keyboard, mouse, or MIDI keyboard
Integrated sequencer and FluidSynth software synthesizer
Import and export of MusicXML and Standard MIDI Files
Available for Windows, Mac and Linux
Translated in 47 languages
GNU GPL licensed"

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