Finale Finale PrintMusic 2008 5-User Lab Pack Notation Software  

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Finale PrintMusic 2008 Music Notation Software is a simple and easy-to-use solution for getting musical ideas on the same page, literally. With this 5-user Lab Pack Edition, you can introduce your mus... Click To Read More About This Product

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Overview

Finale PrintMusic 2008 Music Notation Software is a simple and easy-to-use solution for getting musical ideas on the same page, literally. With this 5-user Lab Pack Edition, you can introduce your music students to this incredible software.

Starting with the straightforward launch window, students can click between creating new music, opening existing music, or head to the learning center.

The Create New Music section offers a Setup Wizard where they can open up a predefined ensemble or create their own. The Default Document button offers them a blank document with one staff line where they can start writing their music. The Templates area provides 31 preset professional templates ready to go for different styles of music.
Utilizing SmartScore Lite by Musitek, the Scanning button allows you to scan a finished page of music which then shows up on the screen with a high degree of accuracy. With all of these options your students can create scores with up to 24 staves for exporting and print out.

In the Open Existing Music section they can open up PrintMusic or other Finale product files, MIDI files, recent files, or import MusicXML files, and more.

If they're having trouble, the Learning Center portion not only gives a Tip of the Day, but it also has QuickStart 'How to' videos, the user manual, and a tutorial guide. That way, if you're busy with one student, they can still get the answers they need.

This edition of Finale PrintMusic software allows pupils to import and export graphics, choose over a dozen different paper textures and colors, and add lyrics if they want. They get Row-Loff marching percussion sounds and a free software synth to listen to their finished composition. They can also use the included MicNotator to play melody from a brass or woodwind instrument and have it directly added to their score. Drum parts can be incorporated with Drum Groove, and the Band-in-a-Box auto harmony effect turns melodies into two or three voice harmonies. There's a guitar and bass tablature option as well as several ways in which the finished music can be shared, from audio files to exporting MusicXML or MIDI files.

Finale PrintMusic 2008 is a great way to introduce your students to musical notation and how music was traditionally created.

Features
  • 5 User licenses
  • Create scores with up to 24 staves and print out parts
  • Transpose to any key and for any instrument
  • Easy-to-use launch window
  • New document styles
  • Pre-created templates
  • New and expanded documentation that is searchable, contextual, and interactive
  • QuickStart 'How-to' videos
  • Powerful new mixer with integrated controls for each staff, more reverb, and improved playback controls
  • Human Playback, with your choice of multiple musical styles and the ability to hear your music played the way you truly envisioned it
  • Row-Loff marching percussion sounds
  • Free software synthesizer included
  • Ability to scan music by SmartScore Lite by Musitek
  • Simple note entry, just pick a note and 'click' it on the staff
  • New selection tool
  • Cut/Copy/Paste Improvements
  • Guitar and bass tablature
  • Download MIDI files
  • Now you can import graphics to be included on your page to go with lyrics and notes
  • MicNotator allows you to play the melody from a brass or woodwind instrument directly into your score
  • Import MusicXML files
  • Play your MIDI keyboard and watch your music appear on-screen in real time.
  • Band-in-a-Box Auto Harmonizing
  • Add custom drum parts in a variety of styles with Drum Groove
  • Create Coda system automatically creates space, text, and symbols as well as controls playback
  • Intelligent repeats
  • Engraver Tuplets will automatically reposition tuplets when notes are raised or lowered
  • Unlimited numbers of verses and automatic lyric placement
  • Textured paper for different looks
  • Macintosh enhancements like speed, redraw enhancements, smoother graphics, and roll-over tool tips
  • Percussion notation
  • Automatic note spacing, chord symbols, and more
  • Multiple Undo, since everyone makes mistakes
  • Save as audio file
  • Now you can export graphics
  • Open PrintMusic files with Finale NotePad for free
  • Export MusicXML files
  • Export MIDI files
Specifications
  • System Requirements
  • PC:
  • Windows XP/Vista 32-bit
  • 800X600 minimum monitor resolution
  • CD-ROM drive
  • Minimum 256MB RAM recommended
  • 200 MB hard drive space required for software and user manual
  • Mac:
  • G4 or higher recommended. OS 10.4 or higher (Mac-Intel or Power PC)
  • 800X600 minimum monitor resolution
  • CD-ROM drive
  • Minimum 256MB RAM recommended
  • 246 MB hard drive space required for software and user manual
  • Optional
  • MIDI interface
  • MIDI input and/or playback device
  • Printer
  • Scanner
  • Microphone required for use of MicNotator
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