MagicScore School 5 is specialized notation software for music aficionados, students, teachers, schools and colleges. The program offers people interested in music a variety of notation options – input, editing, printing, correctness check etc.
Pros: MagicScore School 5 is specialized notation software for music enthusiasts, students, teachers, schools and colleges. The program offers people interested in music a variety of notation options – input, editing, printing, correctness check and much more. This has been created for people learning music, but professional musicians can use it as well. This software product is intended for the simultaneous automation of a record of musical scores for several musical instruments (for example: a whole orchestra) and for playing the created music. Notes can be entered manually, copied from another source, added through the virtual piano, MIDI keyboard or synthesizer. If there is something incorrect with the notes, it will alert the user right away. Correctness of input information can be automatically controlled. Drag & Drop support and Undo redo adds to the editor’s flexibility.
Editing of notation is very flexible and versatile. It allows highly versatile editing, copies, inserts, deletes, and transpositions of both individual notes and selected blocks of notes. - Provides note entry through a virtual piano. One can easily add or delete notes manually as well as perform other editing operations, like transposing separated notes or selected blocks of notes.
MagicScore School 5 is also capable of reading notes from MIDI and Karaoke files, as well as recording MIDI and Karaoke files. The player module is capable of playing notes for the selected instruments or the entire orchestra. Volume, balance and effects can be adjusted individually for each score instrument. Another handy feature MagicScore School 5 comes with is the notes printing option (including MIDI files) with preview. The program is capable of printing blank staff notation sheets and supports Music XML format. The program supports multiple languages.
Cons: Did not notice anything obviously problematic.
Overall: This is a wonderful program, nice features, easy to use, easily a 5 star package.