Download Music Education - Best Software & Apps

  • Scratch 2 Offline Editor

    450

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Combine graphics, photos, music and sound into interactive creations

    7
    4038 votes
    • PROS:Lots of different options, Easy to learn, Share on Scratch's website
    • CONS:Takes times to learn all the features
  • DJ Music Mixer

    6.4.8.0

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    Platform
    Windows

    Easy to Use Tool for Budding DJs

    7
    921 votes
    • PROS:Easy to use, Lots of cool features available, Compatible with a range of formats,
    • CONS:Looks rather old fashioned, Cheaper tools available,
  • Virtual Piano

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free Piano Programme for Music Lovers

    7
    365 votes
    • PROS:Full MIDI keyboard to use, Able to connect to other instruments, Detailed and stable graphics,
    • CONS:Cannot record compositions,
  • TuneIn Radio for Windows 10

    1.0.1.587

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Streaming music, news, podcasts and more

    6
    133 votes
    • PROS:Tons of radio stations, Local broadcasts from major cities, Well organized interface, Intelligent search, Podcast support
    • CONS:Radio station icons are hard to read, No skipping, No recording features
  • Finale

    c 2011

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    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Professional music composition software

    6
    347 votes
    • PROS:Produces highly professional results, Hundreds of features, Latest version is much more user friendly, Extensive Help documentation
    • CONS:Steep learning curve
  • Encore

    5.0.6

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    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Professional music composition program

    7
    240 votes
    • PROS:Helps you transcribe music , Provides professional looking results
    • CONS:Difficult to pick up and learn
  • Guitar Pro

    6

    License
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    Platform
    Windows
    Mac
    Android

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

    6
    701 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
  • MuseScore

    2.0.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac

    Compose music with the help of your computer

    8
    85 votes
    • PROS:Easy to use: just drag and drop notes, Built-in player, Support for MIDI instruments
    • CONS:No advanced options
  • Sibelius

    6.0

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    Platform
    Windows

    Advanced and Efficient Music Creation Software for Professionals

    6
    260 votes
    • PROS:This is likely the best music editing software in the world today., Music notation and real-time note entry are simple.,
    • CONS:The software cannot export MusicXML or graphic files (sometimes used when writing scores)., Sibelius is quite expensive and might not be applicable for those on a tight budget. ,
  • Finale Notepad

    2012

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Write Music Your Way

    6
    241 votes
    • PROS:Quickly and easily create sheet music with or without lyrics, Use the playback features to hear your music as soon as you've written it,
    • CONS:This application is a free trial after 30 days purchase is required to use,
  • Chord Pickout

    1.4

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    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Automatically recognize chords in music files

    7
    43 votes
    • PROS:Transcribes chords from audio files , Very easy to use, Includes Guitar fingerings
    • CONS:Demo is too short to fully evaluate, Audio format support should be wider, Results aren't perfect
  • NoteWorthy Composer (32-bit)

    2.51

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    Platform
    Windows

    Create your own musical scores with this music composition and notation processor

    8
    25 votes
    • i2sm

      1.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Transform digital photos into music

      6
      19 votes
      • PROS:Original app!, Quick image analysis, Includes configuration templates,
      • CONS:Not very attractive melodies, You can't save your own parameter configurations
    • PDFtoMusic

      d 1.3.0

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      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Automatically play musical scores in PDF format

      5
      28 votes
      • PROS:Automatically reads music and lyrics, Simple and easy to use, Supports editing in Melody and Harmony Assistant
      • CONS:Doesn't read printed or scanned music sheets
    • Crescendo Music Notation

      1.66

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A free Science & education program for Windows

      9
      9 votes
      • Harmony Assistant

        9.6.3h

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        Platform
        Windows
        Mac

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

        6
        24 votes
        • Note Attack

          1.36

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Learn to read sheet music with this fun game

          6
          18 votes
          • EarMaster

            Professional 5

            License
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            Platform
            Windows

            Music theory classes to entertain your ears

            6
            11 votes
            • Nero MediaHome WiFi Sync

              1.0.2.1

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Android

              Free Wireless syncing for Android™! Nero MediaHome WiFi Sync lets you wirelessly sync music, photos, and videos between your PC and Android devices.

              10
              1 vote
              • One Pandora Music Radio Guide

                1.0

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Android

                A free program for android

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