FAQ

Can I create MusicXML files from sheet music?

On iOS and Android devices, PlayScore 2 can create MusicXML files from multi-page and PDF scores.  The MusicXML exported by PlayScore 2 contains all the music but not text such as lyrics.  Dynamic symbols such as p, f and [...]

What is OMR?

Optical Music Recognition (OMR) is the application of machine vision and other techniques to convert music notation into an electronic form.  Once so converted the music can be played, edited, printed and analysed. OMR has been an active research [...]

Can I scan sheet music into Dorico?

With PlayScore 2 you can scan sheet music straight into Dorico. Just scan the music using PlayScore on your phone, or import a PDF score and export the MusicXML into Dorico. If you have an iOS device and you want [...]

Can I scan sheet music into Sibelius

With PlayScore 2 you can scan sheet music straight into Sibelius.  Just scan the music using PlayScore on your phone, or import a PDF score and export the MusicXML into Sibelius. If you have an iOS device and you want [...]

Can PlayScore play with a metronome

Yes, on iOS devices.  Just tap the clock symbol lower right and set the 'tick' button.  You can also adjust the tick volume. PlayScore's metronome is more musical than a regular one.  Because PlayScore knows the time signature, it can [...]

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