Staffpad is a high-end music notation app. It supports Apple Pencil on iPad to write music and build notations in your own handwriting by detecting your gestures via machine learning. Additionally, StaffPad Reader is another package that connects multiple users and displays them the work as a project in real-time. It uses a WiFi connection to seamlessly integrate all devices for live changes and feed. The biggest advantage is that it has a touch interface, which makes it easier than ever to edit music.
A.I enhanced algorithms automatically correct the stem directions or accidental notes, beats, and bars. It features a large collection of instruments library with 55 different instrument melodies for a quick creation. Presets allow you to change or replace the style with an improved version. StaffPad makes sheet music obsolete and opens a way into digital music creation. It is available only for iPad Pro, Air(3rd and 4th gen), Mini(5th gen), iPad 6th gen, and Microsoft Surface Notebooks.
Audioscore is a transcription program by Neuratron that separates the musical scores and notes from an mp3 music file or CD tracks. It uses AI to visualize the track and create a manuscript out of it. With the seamless integration with other musical notation software like Sibelius, Finale, and Dorico, it can directly import the processed file ready to be edited in this software. You can also print that script on the paper right from the software. The ultimate version of this software can convert 16 notes at a time, which makes it a powerful tool for a professional workflow.
Audioscore can withdraw notes from every genre of music like jazz, hip-hop and convert them into XML, NIFF or MIDI files to play with Musical Instrument and Digital Interface device. It can recognize even little shades of differences between pitches, notes, and even volume difference at 0.01-second resolution.
Audioscore is a product from Sibelius featuring audio transcription and music notation in one package. It is software that connects with MIDI devices like guitars, piano, and even MIDI-supported keyboard, records music, and turns into transcribed musical notation. The latest version of audioScore improves accuracy due to added audio engine and improved recognition efficiency. The highlighting feature is that it can recognize multiple layers of notes simultaneously and has the ability to recognize the pitch more efficiently.
It can quickly detect the instruments, create scores, and make staves out of them with labels on every part. You get the “Save as PDF” option for easy printing of notes on the paper. You can attach the plug-and-play device for quick access. Just plug the mic in and start recording. Sibelius AudioScore tells you the mistakes and errors you did in recording and gives you tips to improve them.
TwelveKeys is a music transcription software by NHC which transcripts the music file with a visual representation of notes. If you don’t want to create music from scratch, you can use this tool for manipulating the raw music file into some soundtrack or any other music of your own taste. It aids you in making the notes of a track of a music file into one piece of notation. Being a professional, if a client has sent you a sound recording to create a similar track, you can create musical notes out of it.
One of the biggest features of TwelveKeys is that it can play music and show you the notes in real-time. It supports loop playback and slow-speed playback that precisely visualize the subtle details. A piano keyboard on the side of the interface is also present, which aids you with tone identification.
PrintMusic is a music notation software from Finale for those people who are beginners and don’t want a high-end interface for music notation. The interface allows beginners to use the software without learning or training. It can create up to 24 sets of stave lines at a time. Other highlighting features of PrintMusic are that it can connect with any MIDI device, scan music with a built-in SmartScore system, add notes, and even drum peaks. A built-in synthesizer allows you to play 128 instruments at a time.
A notable feature is that no external MIDI device is necessary because you can control it via your keyboard with MIDI support. Scroll view lets you see more scores on a wider screen without actually switching the page. Playback options with precise listening tools are also added. It includes predefined music palettes for quickly composing music without making notes from scratch.
ScoreCloud is an automatic music notation tool for musicians who want a simple yet all-in-one tool to record their music and turn it into a notation for sharing online or printing on a page. The software supports any MIDI instrument to connect and record the musical notes in real-time and gives you a clean interface to edit your notation, tag, highlight, write lyrics, and rearrange them according to your taste. ScoreCloud allows the user full flexibility to customize the music you recorded without the loss of quality.
ScoreCloud’s latest version includes the use of the keyboard as a control device with a proprietary audio recognition system. Whether you are a beginner or a professional songwriter, or a composer, this is an all-rounder tool for you.
Anthemscore is software by Lunaverus that automatically turns raw music and transcribes it. The feature that makes Anthemscore stand out is the neural link, a form of neural network which has been trained on millions of sample songs and data. The neural network is like artificial intelligence. The job done by the software itself will be much more precise without any doubt. With advanced machine learning, it can add or remove notes with the click of one button.
Advanced options let you tweak the music, like changing the time stamp and tempo of the song. It visually represents the audio waveform and notes, which helps in transforming, change speed or loop any part of the timeline. It comes in three variants, Anthemscore Lite that includes basics without note editing or graph display, a Professional version with notes editing options, and a spectrogram and Studio version with full flexibility.
AmazingMIDI is software from Arakisoftware that transcribes music and converts mp3 or WAV files into supported MIDI files. One of the main features is that it can detect instrumental polyphonic music. It is more suitable for beginners who want to learn instruments from scratch. AmazingMIDI takes input as a .wav file and output as a .mid file or even a .wav file with only monotone data. It is suitable for accurate frequency detection from instruments like the guitar. One downside of this software is that it doesn’t support drum beats and detect its sound as noise.
AmazingMIDI comes with the sine wave and piano visualizer, but other sounds can also be found from the library. MIDI files don’t contain music but only musical data, and it depends on the tone file. It is relatively old software with limited support, but beginners with low system specs can use this for home-based transcription.
Audeveris is an open-source music transcription software that allows you to transcribe music files to XML files. It is different from others as it has OCR i.e, an optical image recognition engine linked with a neural core that can recognize formats like jpg, png, tiff, and pdf files and extract musical notes from those images. You can also choose between 2 modes of visualizations like physical or logical or even both of them.
This tool is for those who want to convert their music printed on sheets into music files for editing and transcribing or even separating the notes out of it. The project is open source and the license is for home or commercial use. Audeveris supports hundreds of score pages with an easy interface to detect optical mark recognition errors. All the source files are made public which means that there is no restriction for developers.
Akoff Music Composer is a professional tool to create and edit music. Akoff Music Composer directs you in making music out of scratch. For example, you have thought of a melody, and you want to make music out of it, all you need to do is install this software, and you can make a song in few hours. Most professionals use this software who have a keen knowledge of harmony extraction and chord equalization, along with some MIDI programming. You must have a MIDI-supported keyboard as well.
You must know the melody, pitch, velocity of the song so that you can record each note in a live recording to make a song. Waveform will show all necessary info on the screen, which makes it easier to transcribe the polyphonic tones. If you are a beginner, you can head over to the official website to learn the whole process and instructions given there.
Backline – backing tracks for musicians app let users change the settings of all the available musical instruments according to the mood and taste of the audience. It shows all the important keys of the current track at a glance. You can also control the bass of the track and the volume of musical instruments like a professional.
Users can add a track to a favorite list to edit it and listen to it later. Backline app contains features through which you can tap on a track to change the Tempo and number of beats in a minute right at your fingertips.
Backline – backing tracks for musicians app enable users to share a track with their friends and family members through various social media handles. You can save a backing tracklist to start editing from where you left, and it shows the total number of beats in each track.
Strum Machine – Backing Tracks app provides features to allow you to create fully customizable backing tracks to practice notes of your favorite song using various instruments such as guitar, mandolin, and standup bass, etc. Users can edit the chords of a song and can save it as a song.
You can create a separate by adding as many songs as you want to share it with your friends and family members. Strum Machine app features an extensive collection of more than 1000 popular songs to enable users to practice songs for various occasions such as birthdays, valentine’s day, and Christmas, etc.
Strum Machine – Backing Tracks app lets you access the instruments settings panel to turn on a musical instrument and to adjust the volume of an instrument with a single tap. Users can type the name of a song or keywords on the search bar to practice a song.
OneTrack – Backing Tracks for Pros app is a music app by Sean Bergin that helps solo performers in creating a playlist of tracks to automatically play songs after the desired amount of time. You can edit and manage a playlist by deleting existing songs or by adding new songs.
Users can view remotely take control of the playback from the stage to stop a song or to move the next song in the playlist. OneTrack app contains features through which you can access the complete collection of all the available playlists, and it shows the total number of songs in each list.
OneTrack – Backing Tracks for Pros app let users view the title of the song and the name of the singer from the playback screen. You can lock your mobile phone and can control the songs in your playlists from the lock screen.
ShowOne – Pro Backing Tracks app comes up with advanced backtracking features to enable you to get a non-stop supply of songs during your performance on the stage. ShowOne app helps you in synchronizing all the available tracks with a single tap, and you can turn on the voice count off to get to know about the start of a track. Users can play their favorite tracks on stage after importing them from various sources such as cloud storage servers, etc.
You can tap on a track to separately change the pitch, volume, Tempo, start time, and end time, etc., as well as can select the same settings for all the tracks. ShowOne – Pro Backing Tracks app features the option to create a backup of a list of backtracks so users can restore the backed up data later in case of data deletion.
BandHelper: Set Lists and More app provide features to allow you to get in touch with all your bandmates in order to create a duty roster and assign different duties to your mates for the upcoming live music show. Users can keep an eye on their account balance to save some extra money and to control spending.
BandHelper app enables you to create a central command center and give orders to your bandmates to get all the tasks done right on time. Users can send messages to their bandmates to get confirmation of the show.
You can create a schedule of an upcoming music show to share with all your duty staff, and it shows the timing, date, and day of the upcoming show. BandHelper: Organizational Suite for brands app lets users enter the complete information about a band such as the title of the show, artist name, singer name, instruments, tags, rating of the music show, etc.