This is a list of some of the most common consumer level music writing software programs on the market. These products tend to have fewer features and capabilities than the professional music writing software programs such as Finale 2010 and Sibelius 6. The music writing programs on this page typically sell for around $100 or less.
High quality MIDI transcriptionnumerous options for cleaning up the score
Chad Criswell is a career music educator working in the Iowa public schools. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications both online and in print. He currently serves as the national music technology writer for NAfME's Teaching Music Magazine and has presented sessions at numerous music education conferences including the 2012 Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic.
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