Music Notation: MakeMusic - Finale NotePad 2009

finale notepad

MakeMusic releases Finale NotePad 2009 - music notation software. A simpler version of Finale 2009.
New in this version:
Add Dynamics and Tempo Markings to your score

Drag and Drop Expressions

Easy Expression Editing

Full compatibility with Finale 2009 and PrintMusic 2009 files

Import and Export MusicXML 2.0 Files

Improved Engraver Slurs

Price: $9.95
There is also Finale Reader, a free reader that lets you:
- Open and view any Finale family or MusicXML file
- Play the file with more than 128 built-in sounds
- Print engraver-quality sheet music

Read more about Finale NotePad (2008) here.

“Finale NotePad 2009 is your introduction to the world of music notation software! Find out how fun and easy it is to transform musical ideas into beautifully printed music” Link


  1. Anonymous15:33

    Everybody should know about a free (as beer and speech) alternative to Finale Notepad 2009 : MuseScore.
    You can have a quick comparison in the following table

  2. Thanks for the tip. I will look in to it.


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