Create and Share Music NotationNote: This is an educational version of Finale 2012, available to qualified students/educational facilities.
If you're new to MakeMusic Finale, or are making a major upgrade to your system, wow - you're in for a treat. Finale 2012 is one of the most powerful music notations programs out there, ideal for professional composers to today's music educators alike, and simply packed with useful tools. The notation process itself is super-easy, allowing you to enter notes via keyboard, MIDI controller, microphone, mouse - any way you like. You can even scan in printed sheet music and Finale 2012 will recognize it. Not only does Finale 2012 format your score according to the industry standard, it also also hear your work played back from a virtual orchestra that includes over 400 world-class instrument from the Garritan Personal Orchestra or your favorite VST or AU virtual instruments. But that's just the beginning.
For years and years, MakeMusic Finale has been the go-to music notation software of choice for a pretty big chunk of the music industry. There are many reasons for this, not the least of which are it's sheer flexibility and the professional results you can get from it. More important is MakeMusic's willingness to make profound improvements to the overall engine. No version of Finale has demonstrated that more than Finale 2012, which includes major updates. Finale 2012 overhauled the entire staff layout process making it easier than ever with the new ScoreManager.
There are sharing options in Finale 2012, now you can easily convert your score into a PDF and share it with anyone. Finale AlphaNotes fonts let you add note names, solfege markers, smiley faces, and even color to note heads - wonderful tools for your beginning music students! Another great tool for music educators are the 1000 classroom-ready music education worksheets included with Finale 2012. These are worksheets designed for K-12 students covering general music, theory, band, orchestra, and choir classes. So, if you're into commercial music production, serious composition, music education, or all of the above, the choice is obvious - MakeMusic Finale 2012!
MakeMusic Finale 2012 Music Notation Software Features at a Glance:
- New - Score Manager controls how staves look and sound
- New - Over 400 Garritan sounds
- New - Over 1,000 music education worksheets and 50,000 exercises
- New - Easier to share your creations than ever
- New - Import graphics into PDFs
- New - Updated Setup Wizerd
- New - Numerics and Finale Copyist Fonts
- New - Improved MIDI setup
- New - Unicode Text Support
- Setup Wizard instantly configures your score
- Enter music your way: MIDI keyboard, computer keyboard or mouse, MicNotator, or Scan existing sheet music
- Band-in-a-Box auto-harmonizing
- Exercise Wizard instantly generates practice pieces for your entire band, orchestra, or choir
- Video support for importing video and sending and displaying SMPTE
- Record or import an audio track for unprecedented realism
- More than 100 sounds from Tapspace Virtual Drumline
- Human Playback makes your music sound as if musicians are playing it
- Integrated Garritan Aria player
- Save audio files
- Create SmartMusic accompaniments
- Linked parts