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SeeScore 2

SeeScore 2 is the perfect companion to PlayScore 2, and from the same makers.  SeeScore is an iPhone/iPad 'sheet music reader' app, but because it understands MusicXML it combines some of the features of a notation editor: Create clean [...]

2024-04-14T12:43:40+00:00

Troubleshooting

Playback or export gives poor results In many cases the two Control Panel image adjustments can greatly improve poor results.  These are easy to try.  See Adjustments for poor images. If results are poor, the problem us usually something [...]

2024-04-14T12:42:46+00:00

Adjustments for poor images

Improving recognition of poor images If your score is not playing well, one of these adjustments can often  fix the problem. Error correction – this is an auto-correction feature that can spot mistakes in a score or or recognition errors.  [...]

2023-04-10T18:56:36+00:00

Reprocessing scores after an app update

PlayScore is regularly updated, and most updates include improvements to the app's Optical Recognition engine. When PlayScore updates itself, it does not normally reprocess your existing scores.  That means you will only see improvements in documents you create after the [...]

2024-04-14T17:18:04+00:00

Using a desktop scanner

Sometimes the best results are obtained by scanning music using a hardware document scanner.  A scanner is usually better than the best camera, and it can be easier to get a good square image with even lighting. You can [...]

2024-04-14T12:41:55+00:00

Part extraction

PlayScore 2 can separate parts in a score and play them at independently adjustable volumes, but it cannot generate separate notation for those parts that you can print or export. However our companion product SeeScore 2 can do this [...]

2024-02-03T12:30:31+00:00

Masking

Masking allows you to cover up portions of a page and make them invisible to PlayScore 2.  For example, if a song in a songbook ends half way down the page and you don’t want the beginning of the [...]

2024-04-09T09:11:40+00:00

Transposing instruments and transposition

You might need to use PlayScore's transposition for several reasons: A score contains transposing instruments with differing key signatures You want to make the music sound higher or lower You want to change the written key of your music [...]

2023-04-10T19:04:21+00:00

Instruments and orchestration

In PlayScore 2 you can set the instrument for each staff independently.  Try out new orchestrations and see how your music sounds with different combinations of instruments. In PlayScore 2, instrument selection affects the sound only.  If you choose [...]

2023-04-10T19:05:25+00:00
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