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Finale Notepad for Mac

Music notation software.

$9.95
In English
Version 2011.r2.1
4.6
Based on 3 user rates

Finale Notepad overview

Finale NotePad 2009 is your invitation to the world of music notation software! Find out how fun and easy it is to transform your musical ideas into beautifully printed music by downloading NotePad 2011 today!

What’s new in version 2011.r2.1

Version 2011.r2.1:
  • Full compatibility with Finale and PrintMusic 2011 files
  • Enhanced lyric spacing and improved lyric entry
  • Expanded multi-user support

Finale Notepad for Mac

$9.95
In English
Version 2011.r2.1
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4.6

(9 Reviews of Finale Notepad)

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lemon-kun
lemon-kun
Apr 25 2012
2011.r2
0.0
Apr 25 2012
0.0
Version: 2011.r2
Well, actually version 2012 is out, and it's free again…
Mmd,-Ltd
Mmd,-Ltd
Oct 2 2008
R1
0.0
Oct 2 2008
0.0
Version: R1
Whoops! There went the only plus to this program: the fact that it was free.
The-Arcticmac
The-Arcticmac
Jun 27 2006
2006
0.0
Jun 27 2006
0.0
Version: 2006
If what you are looking for is basic point-and-click music notation software, NotePad is reasonably good. It's free, and it gets the job done for basic stuff. You can't do anything like key/time changes, and you can only do basic rests. Grace notes and trills are out, as well. In addition, it's a bit of a drag to run, at least on my old iMac, as it tends to be slow and less responsive than one would hope. So, in other words, great, if you want to write out "Twinkle, twinkle, little star", but not good for much that's longer or more complex. But it's free, and it's point-and-click. You get what you pay for. If you need more advanced capabilities for typesetting, I highly recommend LilyPond (just do a macupdate search). It uses text-based input to create beautiful, complex scores, and, is therefore (provided you are willing to learn the syntax) an excellent alternative for those who would like free, advanced music notation software.
Guest
Guest
Nov 19 2005
2006
4.8
Nov 19 2005
4.8
Version: 2006
Great. I'm a professional musician and find this useful. As for the critics below: Didn't you see the name - Notepad? If you have a notepad or notepad widget for text etc. you don't expect it to be a full word processor? (btw even some notepad widgets costs money!). You can paste the ideas made with Finale Notepad to the full program and even to Sibelius.
Guest
Guest
Nov 18 2005
2006
4.8
Nov 18 2005
4.8
Version: 2006
This app is more than limited. But it's free. It is a real drag. But it's free. It looks more than ugly. But it's free. It is anything but intuitive. But it's free. You will go off because it won't do what you intended. But it's free. It ist useless for any non-beginner. But it's free. Nuff said?
cimbro
cimbro
Oct 6 2018
5.0
Oct 6 2018
5.0
Version: null
Guest
Guest
Nov 19 2005
4.8
Nov 19 2005
4.8
Version: null
Guest
Guest
Apr 27 2004
4.0
Apr 27 2004
4.0
Version: null