MagicScore Maestro 5 + SharpEye 2.68 is a complete solution for work with sheet music. SharpEye is a music scanning software. MagicScore Maestro is a professional music notation software.
Features: MagicScore Maestro 5 + SharpEye 2.68 is a good combination of tools to work with sheet music. SharpEye a music scanning software that will let you scan in sheet music easily into the notation editor.You can use SharpEye to scan and convert printed sheet music. The scanned symbols will be held in a music notation file.One can also create a MIDI file. The music file can be imported into a notation editor and the MIDI file can be imported into a MIDI sequencer. This process is called music OCR by analogy with the more common text OCR. SharpEye 2 outputs MIDI, NIFF and MusicXML files which can be opened by various music notation and sequencing programs including MagicScore, Finale, Sibelius and Cubase.
The Maestro program lets you tune up the notes` sounds and their timing features. You can also process the effects and the dynamics. In this program, you may use both general and extended sets of musical symbols. You would be able to create your own symbols, terms and chords. These may be needed when creating complex compositions with non-standard grammatical solution. Special tools such a virtual piano, virtual fingerboard for 6/7 string guitars, notes performance editor,real-time notes playback editor and a navigator help you work with and record single pieces as well as large compositions. You can play back a single instrument in the ensemble or the complete orchestra. Printing out of the scores is available as well as of previewing of the scores.
Overall: It is meant for specialized people but it is a well designed application that is easy to use by the right audience.