PlayScore Pro - Full notation sheet music scanner

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    PlayScore Pro - Full notation sheet music scanner

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    *** 'SAVED' message partly obscured on some devices. Files HAVE been saved in DCIM/camera/scores ***

    Exports notes, rests, dynamics, articulation, tremolo, hairpins repeats fermata etc.

    NB - results depend on a good photo or a high resolution imported image. Can take a little practice.

    Place music upright in good light. Make sure the page is flat

    Take photo square-on. Good focus essential.

    NB PlayScore does not support parts such as Real Books that are handwritten.

    See for more information.

    Problems? email us

    PlayScore takes traditional music scanning to the next level. PlayScore understands all the symbols of standard music notation and can play all kinds of sheet music and scores directly from a photo (** requires a good quality camera **)

    - Want to hear a song from a book
    - Play through a Bach fugue
    - Hear or accompany your instrumental or vocal part

    Or just browse through a pile of sheet music? then let PlayScore amaze you!

    *** NEW! Developers - want to build optical music recognition capability into your apps? See for details ***

    Just hold your device up to the music, take a picture and watch your music come to life as PlayScore plays it right there on the screen, following bar by bar.

    PlayScore is recommended by many top classical musicians including John Lubbock CBE (Orchestra of St John), Ian Brown (Nash Ensemble) and top oboist George Caird.

    PlayScore works in portrait or landscape and can easily handle a whole page at a time.

    PlayScore works best with a well lit, well focused image with the music square on to the page.

    PlayScore writes MIDI and MusicXML files for use in Sibelius, Finale and most other music apps and PC and Mac applications.
    After you tap the SAVE button you will find JPG, MID and XML files In this folder on your device:


    Want to try PlayScore? For the promotional period download our free 2-staff version PlayScore Lite and be listening to your sheet music in seconds

    NB We recommend that you try PlayScore Lite on your device first as a few devices are not compatible (see Troubleshooting below)

    - Tap the camera button
    - Take a well focused, well lit picture of one page of music so it fills most of the screen squarely
    - Tap the eye button, then tap Play when it appears

    - good light and crisp focus. Take the picture square on – see illustration
    - tap the metronome button to change the tempo
    - tap any bar to play from there

    If you experiences difficulties when you tap the camera button, try again but this time hold the button down for a moment. Then choose USE SYSTEM CAMERA.
    If you still have trouble with PlayScore Lite on your device then please get in touch and we will help.

    For more information on making the most of PlayScore Visit

    Preparing for Music Exams?

    Associated Board Grade I – VIII, GCSE Music, A-Level music – these are all exams that test your ability to work with music notation.

    If you sing or play but want to be better at sight reading PlayScore will help. Want to practice ear training or sight reading exercises without a teacher on the spot? Or suppose you have a book of pieces and you want to hear them through before deciding what to learn. Now you can find out what they should sound like.

    Just snap the music and have PlayScore play it back – slow, fast, as many times as you want. You can repeat tricky passages, play along and more.

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