- Written by Chad Criswell
2012 marks the reemergence of one of the big names in free sheet music creation software, Finale Notepad 2012. This product, in addition to several other free sheet music writing tools make it easy and very inexpensive to get started writing music at any level of ability. However, not all of these programs are created equal, some of them lack features that others provide. Which one should you use? Read on to get our suggestions on the best free sheet music creators available.