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The Steinberg DAC Dorico Pro 5 CG is the scoring software that helps you write, print, and play back music notation to the highest professional standards. It’s easy enough for anyone to learn, yet has hundreds of advanced notations, features, options, and sounds to satisfy the most demanding professionals. Fast, streamlined and effortless—Dorico feels so natural, you’ll soon forget you’re using software at all. Its built-in intelligence produces beautiful results automatically, so you can focus on expressing your creativity and getting back to doing what you really love: making music.

A simple, streamlined user interface, it fits comfortably on a single display, with fast keyboard access to every feature, and no need for external keypads, MIDI devices etc., making it ideal for student laptops.

Dorico’s rich understanding of music theory ensures that the music is always rendered clearly and unambiguously, no matter how complex the rhythmic or harmonic situation. Create assignments and learning materials quickly and easily with powerful and flexible page layout features. Superior support for modern techniques of composition—including open meter, complex tuplets, microtonality, and more—allow you to directly communicate your musical ideas, and reduce the number of workarounds necessary in other scoring software.

High-performance audio engine and world-class virtual instruments help you to refine your musical ideas before the music hits the stand.
Steinberg DAC Dorico Pro 5 CG

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  • Easy note input
  • Clear user interface
  • Excellent results by default—saves time
  • Intelligently adjusts notation as you write
  • Any number of movements or pieces in a single project
  • Stunning playback—nearly 1,500 sounds included
  • Sequencer-style piano roll MIDI editor
  • DTP page layout
  • Unbarred music, tuplets across barlines, microtonality, etc. all handled correctly — no workarounds
  • Two beautiful music font families: Bravura for engraved music, and Petaluma for a hand-copied appearance
  • • Transfer to and from other programs via MusicXML, MIDI, PDF, etc.
  • • Supports VST 3 virtual instruments and effects processors (30 included)"

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System RequirementsMac
  • macOS 10.15 Catalina / 11 Big Sur /
  • 12 Monterey / 13 Ventura
  • Apple silicon ARM processor or
  • 64-bit Intel multi-core processor
  • 64-bit Windows 10 / Windows 11
  • 64-bit Intel or AMD multi-core
  • processor (Intel i5 or faster
  • recommended)
  • 16GB RAM recommended (8GB minimum)
  • 12GB free storage space (SSD recommended)
  • OS-compatible audio hardware
  • (
  • ASIO-compatible audio hardware recommended for low-latency
  • performance)
  • An internet connection is required for download, activation, account setup and personal/product registration.

  • Note: this software version does not support 32-bit plug-ins.

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