A review of four leading optical music recognition, or “music scanning” apps, and how they work with music notation software: PlayScore 2, ScanScore, PhotoScore Ultimate, and SmartScore 64 Professional Edition. Plus links to sample files from each app that you can download and test yourself.
From industry news, to tips and tutorials, to opinions and reviews in the field of music notation software and related technology, we’re taking stock of 2017 at Scoring Notes.
Summer is here! Time for rest, relaxation, and reading. After you dive into the ocean, dive in to the articles from your favorite blog from the first half of 2017!
Musitek’s new SmartScore Music-to-XML music notation recognition utility — the same feature originally planned for inclusion in Finale 25 — can analyze scanned PDF files of music and send them directly to Finale, Sibelius, or Dorico, or save them as MusicXML.