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MakeMusic Finale SongWriter - Music Writing Software (Download)
Finale SongWriter - Music Writing Software (Download)
B&H # MA13WHR12DCO
MFR # 13-WHR12DCO
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Finale SongWriter from MakeMusic is notation software designed especially with songwriters in mind, and provides a fast and easy way to create and print professional quality sheet music.
Enter notes with a mouse, computer keyboard, or MIDI device, or import MIDI and/or MusicXML files. Create great looking sheet music that sounds great when played back via the included instruments, and then share your music in multiple ways.
Easy to change keys, add measures, and move things around any way your creative impulses move you - no need to start over when you want to change something or add an intro
Sheet music plays back what is written
Listen to the results before the rehearsal, so if necessary you can quickly refine your music to sound exactly the way you want.
Software manages how each staff plays back and transposes, so you don't have to - simply select the instruments you wish to write for and get started
Includes QuickStart Videos and other resources, right in the Launch Window
When inspiration strikes, you want to notate it quickly - simply play your MIDI keyboard and the music automatically appears in SongWriter
If you prefer you can enter notes with your computer keyboard or mouse
SongWriter can help with collaboration, even if your band mates use different software
Program can open files made by the entire family of Finale software like Finale PrintMusic and Finale Allegro, as well as import MIDI and MusicXML files created by hundreds of other products
Offers professional instrument sounds, realistic playback, and creative inspiration
Hear your notes as you enter them, and then press play to hear how they interact
Human Playback plays your music with the nuance and expression of human performers
Arrange your song with creative input with SongWriter offering composers and arrangers idea-generating tools to save time and suggest creative options
Band-in-a-Box Auto-Harmonizing can automatically turn your melody into two- or three-voice harmony
Use Drum Groove to easily add custom drum parts in a variety of styles
An integrated mixer lets you further shape the sonic space with control over reverb, panning, balance, and more
Professional looking music makes it not only easier to read, but instills greater performance confidence
Add lyrics, chord symbols, repeats, codas, and a wide variety of musical markings
Writing for guitar doesn't end with chord symbols - choose to display crisp fretboard diagrams, and creating tablature for guitar or bass is also simple and easy
When you enter a note on a percussion staff, the software provides on-screen feedback indicating whether you're about to enter a snare, bass drum, or other percussion instrument and displays the appropriate note head
Create your own sheet music your way
Not only can you put all these items on your page, you have control over the appearance of your page - want to move a measure from this system to the next? It's as easy as hitting the down arrow key
Share audio files, sheet music, or electronic files, whatever is required by the individuals
The drummer only plays by ear - send an MP3
The horns need printed charts - print the horn charts
The keyboardist wants electronic files she can edit - email the song to the keyboardist so she can open, play, print, and make minor edits with the free, downloadable Finale NotePad
Create MP3, WAV, or AIFF audio files
Get free music education worksheets (included), or create music worksheets of your own
Exchange music with users of other Finale family software, including Finale PrintMusic, and the free
Finale NotePad and Finale SongBook
Send MIDI files (and more powerful MusicXML files) to users of other software programs