Music notation software that creates scores from the input of a connected MIDI keyboard. Converts scanned-in musical notes into an editable score. A functionally limited version Finale NotePad, and also a free reader, are available.
Sampled Steinway Model D grand piano that supports a composer when creating music. Provides help during composition by, for example, displaying which keys or chords have just been pressed, and a library of chords and phrases that remind you of well-known pieces.
Displays the synchronised song texts contained in ID3v2 tags in Winamp, WMP, iTunes, RealPlayer, Foobar2000 and other MP3 players. Fetches the lyrics for the songs that are currently being played from the internet. Has a karaoke function. Fast and secure download from The H
Digital audio workstation (DAW) for composing and producing music. Includes a sequencer and mixer. Offers many functions for editing audio files, such as time-stretching and pitch-shifting, and supports VST plug-ins. Restricted Light version (Core) also available.
Music production software that combines a sample player and a synthesiser. Includes a library of more than 1,200 instruments, filters, audio effects and a beats module. Can be used as a standalone application or integrated into a DAW as a VST plug-in. Requires the Steinberg USG-eLicenser, which is available for €20.
All-purpose sample player that allows the user to allocate up to 64 channels with optional sounds in all current formats, such as MP3, AAC and WAV. Some drum and effect samples are included. Samples can be selected and played with the mouse or keyboard and complete MIDI support is implemented. Fast and secure download from The H
Plays music files in the most common formats and organises them on the hard disk. Edits tag information and fetches missing data from the freedb internet database. You can use skins to customise the user interface.
Composes music in the style of Coldplay, Oasis or Tracy Chapman. Includes chords and rhythms that have been recorded using three different guitars (acoustic, electric and distorted). You can use a MIDI keyboard to call up these recordings with the required sound type. The software requires the Kontact sampler by Native Instruments.