PlayScore 2 –  Full Notation Music Recognition app for iPhones and iPads – Play all kinds of music direct from an image

  • Snap music with your camera or import images and PDFs.  PlayScore will play it right back to you, scrolling through the song following bar by bar

  • Create Playable Multi-page Score Documents that anyone can play back using our free reader (built into PlayScore 2)

  • Export Full Notation MusicXML to score editors like Finale, Sibelius, MuseScore and Dorico, with dynamics, articulation, trills, turns, repeats, slurs etc, even tremolo, not just notes and rests

PlayScore 2 reads and plays all kinds of music straight off the page

  • Songs

  • Piano, organ, guitar

  • Hymns

  • Solos and Sonatas

  • Chamber and orchestral

Choirs and ensembles – Learning a new piece?  Create a Playable Score, so each member can listen to their part on its own or standing out from the others.

Interact with the music

  • Change tempo (even while playing)

  • Tap anywhere to play, or drag with a finger to create a loop

  • Mute and adjust volume for each staff individually

  • Transpose the whole song or by instrument (transposing instruments)

  • Or select Auto-transpose and let PlayScore do it for you!

PlayScore 2 makes it easy to create multi-page Playable Scores that anyone can play back

  • Go back any time and recapture individual pages

  • Rearrange or remove pages

  • Select a page range in a long PDF

  • Clip and mask to remove unwanted material (eg where one song ands and another begins on the same page)

  • Adjust recognition system to optimise quality

Organise your Playable Score Documents

  • The PlayScore 2 Documents screen shows all your playable scores as thumbnails of the music, displayed sorted and searchable by Title and Composer

PlayScore 2 recognises full music notation

  • Bars, notes, rests, accidentals including double accidentals

  • Tuplets: triplets, duplets, quintuplets, septuplets (both marked and implied)

  • Staff bracketing: grand staff braces, grouped staff brackets etc

  • Measures: bar lines, double bar lines, repeats, 1st and 2nd ending, bars spanning systems and pages

  • Anacruses, compliment anacruses

  • Dynamics: f, ff, fff, fz, fp, mf, p, pp etc

  • Hairpins (crescendos and diminuendos)

  • Articulation (>, ^, . – etc)

  • Ornaments trills, turns, mordents etc

  • Tremolo: note strikethrough, alternating, beamed alternating white notes etc

  • Special symbols: fermata, repeat-bar etc

  • Fingering for piano, violin etc

  • Alurs, ties

  • Clefs (system and inline): treble, bass, tenor, alto, soprano etc

  • Key changes: system, inline, cautionary

  • Time signatures: system, inline, cautionary and implied