Finale notation software on a Mac

how the pros write sheet music

When deadlines loom and there’s no room for mistakes, music professionals choose Finale. Continually evolving, today’s Finale brings that proven reliability to every musician.

Produce the music of your imagination without compromise. No other music notation software offers Finale’s level of control, letting you decide both what and how you create. At every rehearsal, know that your score will sound great, your parts are ready, and you have clearly communicated your musical vision.

Total Control

Your music notation reflects your artistry: don’t make concessions. Join the world’s foremost engravers and publishers who rely on Finale to look their very best.

Exceptional Playback

Finale includes a vast library of premium Garritan sounds to inspire your creative process and impress your audience. Finale’s exclusive Human Playback makes those sounds come alive.

Print & Share

Finale lets you choose how you share your music. Produce printed pages, PDF, MIDI, MusicXML and audio files. Collaboration is easy with both forward and backwards compatibility.

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Jennifer Higdon
"I consider Finale to be indispensable in my compositional process."

Jennifer Higdon // Pulitzer Prize and Grammy Award-winning composer

Alex Lacamoire
"I love that Finale gives you the ability to adjust any facet of your music..."

Alex Lacamoire // Musical director and orchestrator of Hamilton

Justin Hurwitz
"In addition to being incredibly powerful and flexible from a notation standpoint, I appreciate Finale’s playback quality, which I find really useful in checking my orchestrations."

Justin Hurwitz // Composer behind the hit modern musical La La Land