What is the Best Alternative to MuseScore

Musescore is a good alternative to be used in educational centers due to its open license.

MuseScore is a music notation program for Linux, Mac iOS, and Microsoft Windows.

It is a WYSIWYG editor with full support for playing scores and importing or exporting MusicXML and standard MIDI files.

It has support for percussion notation, as well as direct printing from the program.

Best Alternative to MuseScore


At first glance, it reminds me of a lot of Musescore. In the “Discover” tab you can see what scores users have uploaded.

It has a free version to test the program and a limit of up to 15 scores. If you prefer the paid version you can choose between three.


From the online score editors, this one for me takes the prize. It’s fast, easy to use, has a growing community, and best of all is the learner experience.

You can also very easily synchronize any audio with the XML file or with the score if you create it from the Soundslice score editor.

Besides this, you can synchronize the audio of a video with the score and lower the speed of the score and video at the same time.


It has a free version to test the program and a limit of up to 15 scores. If you prefer the paid version, you can choose between the three.

It’s Sibelius free trial you can enjoy 30 days trial and premium Ultimate plan 1-year subscription for 120$.

The most striking is the one-time payment forever of $299 USD.

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