#1
This christmas im looking to pick up music notation software and i wanted to know if anyone has an idea of which would be the best one. I heard that Sibelius is really good, but I want a second opinion
#2
I'm not sure about the one mentioned but you might try Power Tab it's free an what a treat!
#4
I would say guitar pro, another option is powertab
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Finale but it's mad expensive.
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#7
Guitar notation specifically, or a full comprehensive music notater?

If the latter, Finale is very comprehensive, but a bit difficult to use. The program "Encore" is apparently much easier, but slightly more limited
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it plays gp files


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#9
I'd say Finale. The newest versions come with Garritan sound software too, so you won't need to hire an orchestra anymore to get your pieces taken seriously on the radio.
#10
For the record, I am looking for complete software, so I'm not gonna get guitar pro. I think I'm gonna go with Sibelius.
#11
I've used Encore and it seemed decent. I've heard good things about Sibelius though.
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The two big ones are Sibelius and Finale... They have the most features, hands down...

Finale is incredibly hard to use initially, Sibelius is a little more user friendly.


Took the words right out of my mouth. In all my music theory and composition classes, I have used both Sibelius and Finale, and I really like them both. Sibelius is a little easier to pick up than Finale, but both are wonderful programs.
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#13
guitar pro is good but power tab is free and pretty good. go with powertab
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#14
i use Finale for all my sheet music its great. its a bit on the expensive side but the new verion of it is great. you can do a lot on it. get it you willn't be dissapointed.
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For what it's worth, I've always preferred Sibelius to Finale, but neither one is particularly wallet-friendly. I went with a more affordable option, Notation Composer. It doesn't have some of the advanced features of Sibelius, but it's never really limited me to speak of.
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