Want to be able to produce sheet music much faster and with greater ease? What you're looking for is notation software, and here at Sweetwater we offer a selection wide enough to meet all your needs! Here's what you need to know to make an informed decision.
Musicians use notation software whenever they need to create, edit and print sheet music. Being able to do all three tasks with a single program is great enough, but there are plenty of other upsides to this kind of technology. Most of our notation software products allow you to share your documents with others in a couple of simple steps, as well as to “hear” the notation while you're working on it. Let's take a look at some of the features that might help you make your choice of software.
Want to be able to use your notation software to record music, not just create it? If the answer is yes, you're in luck, since we have a number of products that can do exactly that. Simply choose one of our notation software options that list audio recording capabilities among its features!
Do you like the idea of not having to make your music from scratch? Then there's another feature you might want to consider – sample libraries. Among all the different types of notation software we offer, some include a collection of prerecorded sounds you can use to build your melodies.
Want to make sure you choose software that's compatible with your computer? Fortunately for you, we offer products for both Mac and PC users. You can even filter the selection using the navigation bar to the left. There are plenty of different options in both categories!
While choosing the right notation software, it's very important that you take formats into consideration as well. Much of our music notation software supports both AU and VST plug-ins. This means you won't have to be limited when it comes to third-party instruments and effects, which we know might make all the difference to you!
If time is of the essence, you can always choose an electronic download over the boxed version of the product. And if you're part of an academic institution, you might want to check out the academic versions of the available software (they're typically more affordable). If you have any questions about our music notation software, please give our Sales Engineers a call for the answers!
Sweetwater's Sales Engineers are regarded as the most experienced and knowledgeable professionals in the music industry, with extensive music backgrounds and intense training on the latest products and technologies. They are available to offer you personalized product advice any time you need it.