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. 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®.
Sound quality makes a difference
With Finale you get a selection of world-class instrument sounds from Garritan's Personal Orchestra, Jazz & Big Band, Concert & Marching Band, and World Instruments libraries. Finale also includes sounds from Tapspace Virtual Drumline.
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.
Print it out!
Finale makes it easy to achieve printed perfection. Whether you’re creating a lead sheet for a folk song or pushing the boundaries of music notation, Finale lets you achieve anything you can imagine.
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. Your music is as unique as you are. Now it can look as unique as it sounds. Only Finale provides you with the flexibility to create anything you can imagine...
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. No matter how you want to share, Finale has you covered.