Maestro Music Software Products Comparison

Features Maestro Composer Maestro Notation Maestro Notation for MS Word
Enter notes with the help of mouse or keyboard Yes Yes Yes
Enter notes with the help of virtual piano Yes Yes Yes
Enter notes with the help of virtual PC keyboard Yes Yes Yes
Enter notes with the help of virtual guitar deck Yes Yes Yes
Chord arrangement Yes Yes Yes
Connection to all items of the score, comments, links and other design items Yes Yes Yes
Drag&Drop support Yes Yes Yes
Note Duration, Symbol size, Staff size control Yes Yes Yes
Align staves in entire composition and separate pages Yes Yes Yes
Hide empty staves Yes Yes Yes
Composition scaling Yes Yes Yes
Score print with preview Yes Yes Yes
MIDI/Karaoke files read and record Yes Yes Yes
MusicXML files import and export Yes Yes Yes
Dynamics and music effect settings Yes Yes Yes
Gray inactive items mode (to mark active voice) Yes Yes Yes
Note heads with note names display mode Yes Yes Yes
Transposition Yes Yes Yes
Volume, balance and effects control for every track/instrument Yes Yes Yes
Input support of several sections in one composition with the own selection of scores Yes Yes Yes
Auto calculation of effects (Arpeggio, Gruppetto, Vorschlag, Trillare) playback by staff symbols Yes Yes Yes
Design items “Line”, “Rectangle”, “Ellipse”, “Arc” “Segment” Yes Yes Yes
Design setup Yes Yes Yes
Work with the entire composition and with its separate parts, the same for printing Yes Yes Yes
Record from external MIDI device setup Yes Yes Yes
Drum input and playback Yes Yes Yes
Staff display in the form of tablature Yes Yes Yes
Real time music record from external MIDI device. Yes Yes Yes
Image export to graphic formats (BMP, TIFF, JPG, GIF, PNG, WMF) Yes Yes Yes
Text alignment control (the text can be placed at any angle) Yes Yes Yes
Manual velocity calculation according to dynamic symbols input. Yes Yes Yes
Manual calculation of effects playback (Arpeggio, Gruppetto, Vorschlag, Trillare) by staff symbols Yes Yes Yes
Save chords templates for further use in the program or external file Yes Yes Yes
Extensible list of music terms Yes Yes Yes
Enter chords with the help of virtual guitar row. Yes Yes Yes
Select note display styles Yes Yes Yes
Save score image in PDF format Yes Yes Yes
Drum map tuning Yes Yes Yes
Guitar frames Yes Yes Yes
User symbol templates with the ability to edit the list Yes Yes Yes
Guitar templates with the ability to edit the list Yes Yes Yes
Key signature templates with the ability to edit the list Yes Yes Yes
Music instruments templates with the ability to edit the list Yes Yes Yes
Interval input Yes Yes Yes
Symbols “Open hat” “Hand direction", "Percussion”, “Barre”, “Palm”, “Fingers”, “Strings”, “Blues” Yes Yes Yes
Copy score as image Yes Yes Yes
Transpose templates with the ability to edit the list Yes Yes Yes
Dynamics, effects, guitar frames and tablature tuning Yes Yes Yes
Chord names calculation by the notes input to the score Yes Yes Yes
Beaming note styles setup for any measure Yes Yes Yes
Measure alignment setup for any staff Yes Yes Yes
One voice placement in two staves possibility Yes Yes Yes
Extra music fonts plug in Yes Yes Yes
Additional devices for music output setup Yes Yes Yes
Composition templates design Yes Yes Yes
Publication in Web Yes Yes Yes
Lyric editor Yes Yes Yes
Sound fonts sf2 usage Yes Yes Yes
Jazz Swing Yes Yes Yes
Customizable notes layout Yes Yes Yes
Drum notes enter from the Drum map list Yes Yes Yes
Transpose on key changing Yes Yes Yes
Create, edit, play, print, save score in MS Word (*.doc files)     Yes
Music symbols inspector Yes    
Tempo editor Yes    
Realtime audio record Yes    
Playback editor to change note position and duration directly for playback Yes    
Voice Note editor Yes    
MIDI events editor Yes    
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