FAQs

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 [...]

2023-04-10T18:58:56+00:00March 29th, 2022|

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 [...]

2023-04-10T18:59:12+00:00March 29th, 2022|

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 [...]

2022-04-23T10:06:59+00:00March 29th, 2022|

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+00:00March 29th, 2022|

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+00:00March 29th, 2022|

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 [...]

2022-08-24T09:15:45+00:00March 29th, 2022|

Deleting documents

This works like Photos.  On iOS devices tap Select and tap the document(s) to be deleted.  Then tap the bin .  On Android, long-tap the document icon and then DELETE upper right. You can delete several documents by deleting [...]

2023-05-02T17:23:41+00:00March 29th, 2022|

Locking documents

The padlock at the top right of the Play screen shows the locked status of the document.  A locked document cannot be altered.  When you are happy with a document, lock it to prevent accidental changes. [...]

2022-08-24T09:14:48+00:00March 29th, 2022|

The Control Panel on Android devices

The control panel contains options and settings applying to a score.   At the top of the Play screen, tap the cogwheel or pull down the horizontal bar just below the song title. Title – you can type a title [...]

2023-10-13T09:53:05+00:00March 29th, 2022|

The Control Panel on Apple devices

The control panel contains options and settings applying to a score.   At the top of the Play screen, tap the cogwheel or pull down the horizontal bar just below the song title. Title – you can type a title [...]

2023-10-11T11:31:00+00:00March 29th, 2022|
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