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Finale 2012

Product Description From inspiration to applause, music comes alive with Finale. Easily compose, arrange, notate, and print engraver-quality sheet music that plays back with world-class sounds. Whether you're creating orchestral film scores or MP3 fi...

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Software

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Doe

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Bug

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Musescore

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Work

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Tech support

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Notch

(1 reviews)
Plague

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Product

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Beta

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Output

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Context

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Reviews around software (5.00 of 5)

  • If you are just interested in printing music there is free software available which does an adequate job with less frustration and greater speed

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Reviews around doe (5.00 of 5)

  • If you are just interested in printing music there is free software available which does an adequate job with less frustration and greater speed

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Reviews around bug (5.00 of 5)

  • However, I am quickly running out of patience with Makemusic, because each expensive upgrade contains bugs which they simply don't bother to patch.

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Reviews around musescore (5.00 of 5)

  • I would recommend that anybody new to the game of musical notation learn the free MuseScore and see how that suits you.

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Reviews around work (5.00 of 5)

  • I wish they had just sent me 2011 which I understand works well.

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Reviews around tech support (5.00 of 5)

  • Have sent 3 emails to tech support and posted to the makemusic forums with no response to this point.

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Reviews around notch (5.00 of 5)

  • I have never in my career as a SW engineer found a commercial piece of software with more bugs than this potentially top-notch program

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Reviews around plague (5.00 of 5)

  • Really a shame - a potentially great software package plagued by frustrating, time-wasting, some even un-overcomable (if that's a word) bugs which would make even Microsoft blush.

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Reviews around product (5.00 of 5)

  • But the lack of engineering quality in this program is a sign of a company that is in search of dollars rather than a solid product and satisfied users.

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Reviews around beta (5.00 of 5)

  • Been around for 20+ years and feels like I'm using a beta.

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Reviews around output (5.00 of 5)

  • This was 20 years ago and it produced better output than Finale

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Reviews around context (5.00 of 5)

  • The context sensitive help is inadequate and there is little feedback from the program when you do something wrong

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More about Finale 2012

  • Product Description From inspiration to applause, music comes alive with Finale
  • Easily compose, arrange, notate, and print engraver-quality sheet music that plays back with world-class sounds
  • Whether you're creating orchestral film scores or MP3 files for your iPod, Finale offers you the flexibility and freedom to create any music you can imagine. From the Manufacturer Music Comes Alive with Finale (View larger.) Tool palette (View larger.) Focus on Your Art
  • Leave the Rest to Finale
  • When inspiration strikes, Finale takes care of the details so you can focus on your music
  • Capture ideas as fast as you can – with no obstacles to slow you down
  • Music Comes Alive with Finale
  • Your Music
  • Your Way
  • In an instant you can move measures, change keys, or perform dozens of edits to capture, arrange, perfect, and print anything you can imagine
  • Finale even offers creative and editorial input, from automatically harmonizing your melody to indicating when an instrument is out of range
  • Enter Notes
  • Your Way
  • The Choice is Yours
  • Play in your notes with a MIDI keyboard, mouse, or computer keyboard
  • Scan existing sheet music or import a wide variety of file types, including MIDI and MusicXML
  • You can even capture a brass or woodwind performance with Finale’s MicNotator
  • Listen As You Create
  • Hearing is Believing
  • 400+ Garritan sounds are built in, including Tapspace Virtual Drumline sounds
  • Finale also offers external sound library support
  • Sound Quality Makes a Difference
  • With Finale you get a selection of world-class instrument sounds from Garritan’s Personal Orchestra, Jazz and Big Band, Concert and Marching Band, and World Instruments libraries
  • What’s more, whether you enter your notes with a MIDI keyboard or a mouse, Finale’s exclusive Human Playback ensures that your music plays back with all the feeling, phrasing, and nuance of a live performance
  • Change a note in the part, and the score is instantly updated (View larger.) World-class instrument sounds (View larger.) SmartMusic Integration
  • Inspire Your Students
  • SmartMusic provides the ideal practice environment for students, including access to the world’s largest accompaniment library and instant feedback on each performance
  • Instantly save your Finale creations as SmartMusic solo or ensemble accompaniments
  • Assign the piece to your students, assess their performance, and celebrate their success
  • And, with Finale’s Exercise Wizard, you can create more than 50,000 exercises for your entire ensemble
  • Creative Resources at Your Fingertips
  • Finale provides hundreds of customizable music education worksheets
  • Quickly produce flashcards, puzzles, and exercises for classes in general music, theory and ear training, composition, arranging, and jazz improvisation
  • Publish Perfect Scores
  • Personalize Your Music to Fit Your Style
  • From music fonts to chord symbols, from time signatures to music spacing, from lyrics to percussion notation, how your music appears is up to you
  • Simply choose a Document Style from Finale’s Setup Wizard, and Finale handles all the details
  • However, should you choose to customize any aspect of your music, Finale lets you do that, too
  • Music is a Universal Language
  • How You Choose to Communicate is Up to You
  • When you’re ready to share your music with the world, Finale provides you with more options than any other notation software
  • Share your music as: Audio files including .MP3, .WAV, and .AIFF MusicXML and MIDI files PDF files, from entire pieces to small excerpts Finale files that can be shared with users of the entire Finale family: PrintMusic, SongWriter, and the free Finale NotePad And of course, you can always print your music and pass it out.