Discover the art of the song!

Play back, transpose and print entire songs just seconds after scanning. Watch as recognized guitar fretboards and chord symbols instantly change when you transpose the key signature. Choose a rhythm style and let the automatic drum kit accompany your song. Sing along with your friends in Karaoke view.

Scan printed sheet music or process imported PDF files. Transpose entire score or individual parts by key or by clef. Re-format, resize, reprint and export finished scores to other music programs via MusicXML or MIDI. The easy-to-use editor includes split screen or continuous horizontal viewing of both the original scan (in yellow) and the fully-editable SmartScore window (in white).

Songbook Edition is identical to SmartScore Professional Edition in every way except for the following:

Limit 3 staves per system (e.g. Piano/vocal arrangements)

Songbook processes both multi-page PDF and .TIF files.

Transpose and Print

You have the right piano arrangement, but it’s in the wrong key. You have the correct instrumental part, but it’s in the wrong clef. You don’t read music and you rely exclusively on guitar fret diagrams to play your part and your singer says “Play it in a higher key !”. Problem solved: Scan, edit, transpose and print out your song in a new key or clef in just minutes with SmartScore X2.

Karaoke

Singing along to the moving lyrics and bouncing ball can certainly be fun when you do it with your friends and family. But it’s also a useful tool for practice and rehearsal. As with nearly all features in SmartScore, the Karaoke view is customizable to suit your needs… increase font size, bounce intervals, etc.

Convert notation to TAB. Convert TAB to notation.

Guitar tablature recognition and conversion is included! Our optimized fingering algorithm favors lower hand positions and “best practices” finger numbering. The TAB editor is powerful and easy to use. Fingering and note pitches are corrected with mouse drags. Converted staff lines retain and display note values & articulations taking the guesswork out of sight reading tablature notation.

Chord Editor

Precision recognition of chord symbols and guitar fret diagrams. Chord configurations can be edited, added or changed on-the-fly. Chord symbols are automatically updated when key signatures are transposed.

MIDI Event Editing

SmartScore is also a full-featured MIDI sequencer. View and edit in the familiar piano roll, overview and event list formats. Two-way transparency allows for editing changes to be automatically updated between notation and MIDI views.

Output

Transpose and print directly from SmartScore. Open your score in Finale with just one button. Save as MIDI or MusicXML. Burn voices, parts or entire score to CD audio using Garritan sounds.

Garritan Sound Library

SmartScore X2 includes a large subset of Garritan jazz, pop and orchestral instrument sounds. Garritan sounds are state-of-art digitally sampled sound libraries that realistically reproduce musical instruments in performance. Garritan sounds are carefully recorded samples of actual musical instruments. They are not electronically synthesized. View the list of sounds included in every edition of SmartScore X2.

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

WINDOWS: Win 10 compatible - Pentium I or better / 4 GB RAM recommended

MAC: Sierra compatible - OS 10.5 or later / 4 GB RAM recommended

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