What are the best score writers for computers?

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    #1Finale

    Finale

    Finale is a music notation software for Mac and Windows. It allows users to create, edit, audition, print, and publish the widest variety of musical scores. Lastly, it also lets users decide on the quality of their musical scoring after every rehearsal.

    Software

    Mac, Windows

    $99- Free trial available

    Dan Li
    Written on July 23, 2018
    "When deadlines loom and there’s no room for mistakes, music professionals choose Finale. Continually evolving, today’s Finale brings that proven reliability to every musician. Produce the music of your imagination without compromise. No other music notation software offers Finale’s level of control, letting you decide both what and how you create. At every rehearsal, know that your score will sound great, your parts are ready, and you have clearly communicated your musical vision"
  2. 3

    #2MuseScore

    MuseScore
    MuseScore is a free open-source cross-platform music notation software. It supports notations for piano, guitar, and even bands, orchestras and other forms of music.  
    Software

    Windows, Mac

    Free

    Justin Woods
    Written on November 30, 2017
    "Write your own music on this open source platform. A really great way for all musicians and music fans to compose their own songs."
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    #3ScoreCloud

    ScoreCloud

    ScoreCloud is a music notation software created by Doremir Music Research AB. It supports most instruments, including voice. It has a free limited version but is also offered at two other paid versions.

    Software

    Windows, Mac, iOS

    Free- Varies by plan

    Joe Hawkins
    Written on July 22, 2018
    "I don't know a root from a flatted fifth. I wouldn't know a one-three-five chord progression if I learned it. I tell you it won't stick in my mind That don't keep me from being musical, none, though. I just use this and it changes my music to professional sheet music with notes and everything. what a treat for a simple Lynrd Skynyrd type of man such as myself. Do enjoy, now!"

Summary

Best What are the best score writers for computers
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1FinaleSoftware 5 Paid
2MuseScoreSoftware 3 Free
3ScoreCloudSoftware 1 Free
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