Download Composing - Best Software & Apps

  • Avid Media Composer | First

    1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A free video and music editing and composing program

    8
    44 votes
    • PROS: Plenty of video editing tools, Suitable for people on a budget and semi-professionals
    • CONS: Does not have an intuitive interface, Probably not suitable for top professional editors
  • MuseScore

    2.0.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac

    Compose music with the help of your computer

    7
    580 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use: just drag and drop notes, Built-in player, Support for MIDI instruments
    • CONS: No advanced options
  • Guitar Pro

    6

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone

    All the tools you need to learn the guitar and compose music

    7
    1983 votes
    • PROS: A complete package with variety and depth, Supports a wide range of languages, MIDI input for composing your own music
    • CONS: Very busy interface with many buttons not needed by beginners, Insistent nag screen in demo
  • FORTE Premium

    4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The world's most intelligent music composing and notation software.

    9
    5 votes
    • Crescendo Music Notation Free Android

      4.06

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      Crescendo free music score writing and composing app for Android.

      -
      No votes yet
      • AudioBox Micro Composer

        1.44

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Pocket PC

        Recording studio for composing electronic music

        7
        12 votes
        • Harmony Assistant

          9.6.3h

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Windows
          Mac

          All-in-one software for composing, playing and printing music

          7
          187 votes
          • Business Card Composer

            5.1.4

            License
            buy Download
            Platform
            Mac

            Create and print your own business cards

            4
            15 votes
            • PROS: Makes composing business cards easy, Integrated with iPhoto and Address Book
            • CONS: Limited other design uses considering price
          • Symbolic Composer

            6.3.3

            License
            buy Download
            Platform
            Mac

            Advanced music composition tool

            5
            1 vote
            • PROS: Mixes developmental approach to music composition, Gives you a high degree of control over composing, Produces professional results
            • CONS: Very technical
          • GTDInbox

            a24 3.0

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows
            Mac

            Get all things done thanks to Gmail

            10
            3 votes
            • PROS: Perfectly integrated with Gmail, Includes all the key elements in the GTD method
            • CONS: Still in development, Needs a bit of time to be configured properly
          • MusicInHand

            1.0

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Palm OS

            Enjoyable program for composing music

            -
            No votes yet
            • Machine For Composing Music

              1.5

              License
              buy Download
              Platform
              Mac

              Create MIDI compositions

              4
              7 votes
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