Crescendo Music Notation

Crescendo Music Notation

for Windows

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Crescendo Music Notation Review

Crescendo Music Notation is perfect for composing original songs, music, scores, and soundtracks. The program features a wide variety of text, key signatures, time signatures, and notation symbols all on a free-form layout to give you complete control over your music creation. With Crescendo you can compose music for film, a band, a score, or just for fun!

Crescendo Music Notation is a free music notation and composition software to arrange your own professional quality sheet music using a wide array of music symbols and notes.

Crescendo Music Notation software features

  • Change the key signature and time signature.
  • Add whole, half, quarter, eighth and sixteenth notes and rests (semibreve to semiquaver).
  • Compose music in Treble, Bass or C Clefs (e.g., Alto and Tenor).
  • Assign sharp, flat and natural accidentals to notes.
  • Keyboard shortcuts toggle between notes and rests.
  • Insert text to specify a title, tempo, dynamics or lyrics.
  • Drag notes to change their pitch or placement.
  • Automatically detects if a measure has the correct beat amount for the time signature.
  • Adjust staff line placement by snapping them to margins or other staff lines.
  • Add ties and slurs across notes.
  • Zoom in and out for easier editing.
  • View history of work completed.
  • Save to Crescendo's format, or export as MusicXML.
  • Print completed music projects, or blank music sheets for hand transcription.
  • Create dotted notes, chords, add repeats, and more.

Create professional music scores with this intuitive and easy to use free software.


Crescendo Music Notation is a product developed by NCH Software. This site is not directly affiliated with NCH Software. All trademarks, registered trademarks, product names and company names or logos mentioned herein are the property of their respective owners.

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Crescendo Music Notation
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Windows 10, Windows 8/8.1, Windows 7, Windows Vista
NCH Software
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