Want to learn more about SmartScore in 3 to 4 minutes? Select a video from one of the general categories below. These brief videos cover most of the issues people ask about. There are even a few tips and tricks that will surprise and delight some of our pro users!
Scanning in Windows
How to take advantage of WIA drivers.
Scanning in Macintosh
When and how to use your scanner’s software if “Scan” fails to work.
Problems introduced during scanning
Many recognition and printing problems start at the beginning. How to spot and fix dithering, light leaks, crooked pages and broken system brackets. Added bonus: Optimizing pages that print too small and working with with coda fragments.
Recognition and Editing
Creating separate contrapuntal voices from “hymnal” clusters
Split two-note clusters into separate contrapuntal voices.
Learn how to transpose by key, by clef or by pitch.
Editing and exporting files
Tips and tricks to make editing fast and easy. How to export to Finale or to other notation programs.
Extracting a part to a new document
Isolate one or more parts without changing the original document.
Working with the chord editor
Inserting, changing and editing chord symbols and guitar fret diagrams.
Creating a conductor’s score from a simple piano score
Turn a simple piano score into a multi-part conductor’s score.
Converting notation to a tablature score
How to turn a part written as notation into a TAB part.
Recognizing and editing tablature scores
Tips on recognition and editing of tablature scores.
Part linking tool
How to reassign staff lines to their actual parts (Relink parts). Most useful for “optimized” scores with collapsing and expanding systems.
Correcting misrecognized notes
Quick look at basic note editing
The following videos are courtesy of Michael Hanes:
Selecting instruments for Playback
Assigning instrument sounds for realistic playback
Working with the Aria player and Garritan sounds
Learn to work with the Aria player and Garritan sound set.
Playback Properties tool
Learn how to change practically every symbol’s playback properties.
Tips and tricks for enhancing your playback experience