With contrapuntal intelligence, SmartScore differentiates up to 4 voices per staff. Apply a Not sure which Edition of SmartScore is right for you? Finale Users. How do I scan in sheet music to Finale. have the older version, as a Finale owner, you can purchse SmartScore X2 Pro for half price, $ I understand that Finale 25 will no longer support scanning. You can upgrade SmartScore Lite from to SmartScore X2 Pro for $

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Musitek’s support resources are limited. We urge customers to try solving technical issues by referring either to the Quick Reference Guide that opens the first time you launch SmartScore or by going to the Index in the user manual, “Using SmartScore X2”.

The online Musitek Forum is a great resource for solving common issues. We have many dedicated users who cross-communicate with others seeking help or advice.

Click here to jump to the forum. If you have recognition or editing issue, we will probably need your source. PDF file to solve your problem. It’s important that attach your scanned. PDF filess to the following e-mail address. If your problem relates to an editing issue, send the SmartScore.

ENF file as well. Tech support can be reached at tech musitek. Be advised that it may take up to 3 days to receive a reply. For personalized assistance, you may communicate with Tech Support by phone. Phone support may not always be available during those times SmartScore users must have their copies verified online. The procedure is simple but must be followed correctly. Upgrade customers need to enter their previous Customer ID and password if previous version was downloaded or Customer ID and serial number if previous version was installed from CD.

A small number of customers might not be able to msartscore and receive online validation due to firewall or other security block. A browser work-around is provided during the installation process in that case. If your computer cannot be connected to the Internet, paid customers can be manually authorized by contacting our Technical Support group at tech musitek. In fact, we recommend you uninstall your previous version of SmartScore prior to installing the upgrade.

If you wish to keep your prior version, install SmartScore into a separate directory within the Fonale Files folder.

You will be able to install your copy of SmartScore up to 5 times from both download and CD installers. You may install only smaftscore machines that you use exclusively. Updates are also included in the 5-count.


If you get a notice that you have “exceeded the number of installations” contact tech musitek. Click here to look up your install codes and redownload your most recent copy of SmartScore.

You can install SmartScore 5 times before having to e-mail us for more installations. Click here to download “Using SmartScore X2” user manual.

Click here to view the interactive manual online. We suggest you use the INDEX to locate your topic of interest and click on the appropriate page to jump to that topic.

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Once installed onto your Windows computer, the SmartScore demo cannot be reset after it has timed out. It is preferable to scan from SmartScore’s own scanning interface for several reasons: SmartScore’s scanning interface includes: Here’s our Windows scanning video. TWAIN is the traditional open-source protocol for driving scanners and is used with both Windows and Macintosh computers.

As of OS Drivers can no longer be selected manually. If you’re purchasing a new scanner, we recommend considering Canon or Epson scanners smartscorr all-in-one printers. Most but not all HP all-in-one printers work with SmartScore’s scanning interface.

For scanning on your Mac, we recommend using Smarstcore Image Capture application because it allows you to combine multiple scanned pages into a single PDF image file. Click here to see how to scan your music using Image Capture.

You may use the software that came with your scanner as an alternative. In either case, you ssmartscore need to follow these guidelines:. Scan each page between and dpi in Grayscale, sometimes called “Document”. Never scan in Color. When you have finished, save and name the PDF file to your desktop or easily accessible location.

Open SmartScore and push the “Recognition” button, browse to the file and double click on it.

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The PDF will immediately be converted to multi-page. Then push “Begin recognition”. Some customers have had success using ScanVue; a 3rd party scanning solution: For Windows users, we recommend creating image files using the software that came fibale your scanner. Please review ” Scanning outside SmartScore “. First thing to do if you are running Windows Install the new drivers and reboot your computer.

If your scanner still does not respond properly to the SmartScore “Scan” button, you can bypass SmartScore’s scanning interface altogether by using your scanner’s software to create recognizable image file as follows: Scan each page between and dpi in Grayscale or “Document” mode. Select the PDF file format for output. You should be able to scan multiple pages into a single PDF file. For more details, review ” Scanning outside SmartScore “.

How do I recognize large format scores in SmartScore X? There are more than one way to “skin a cat” If the image field of a score finlae larger than the glass of your scanner, you have a couple of options to process the music with SmartScore. You can send us your problem files whether you’re using the demo or the full product. We will analyze your files and get back to you right away.


TIF files along with your. We prefer you zip them together first if possible. Attach them to e-mail and be sure to include a daytime telephone number so we can reach you by phone. This bug appeared after we released The workaround is quite simple: This will be fixed in a future maintenance update.

For more information, contact tech musitek. Re-scan with “Reverse Image” selected in SmartScore interface. SmartScore is accessing an older version of the Chopin font Chopin. SmartScore may recognize lead sheets or hand-written scores provided the notation approximates offset printed sheet music. But we can not guarantee the kind of accuracy you would obtain with printed sheet music.

The closer the manuscript resembles printed music, the better the recognition will be.

Your musicshould look exactly as it did in SmartScore. Save to your desktop or to your working music directory. Open the notation program it must support MusicXML and import your saved. Consider upgrading to SmartScore X2 or to Finale v Not all notation programs fully support the Finqle specification.

For example, as ofthe popular online program, MuseScore has yet to fully impletment the latest MusicXML specification Version 3. There are several methods for resizing your score: Click the “Margins” menu selector and change to “Center on Page”. SmartScore will automatically calculate the appropriate resizing amount.

Push “OK” to apply. Change “Orientation” fromm “Portrait” to “Landscape”. Some of today’s scanner-printers, especially the low-cost models, are limited to scanning at discrete resolutions e.

SmartScore’s scanning interace is designed to automatically detect and scan at any resoution. It’s possible your scanner “interpolated” a specific resolution by scanning at a fixed resolution and increasing or descreasing the SIZE of the page. This may result in undersized or oversized score when processed by SmartScore. This is accomplished by invoking the “Refomat score” function.

Thank you for your understanding. Do I need my prior version installed when upgrading to SmartScore? I need to reinstall SmartScore. Smarhscore do I download it again? How many times can I install my copy finald SmartScore?