Notation and recording Software


Powerful, free notation software. Musescore is capable of importing some PDF scores.


Free, open source, cross-platform audio software. Audacity is an easy-to-use, multi-track audio editor and recorder for Windows, macOS, GNU/Linux and other operating systems.

Audacity is free, open source software.


REAPER is a complete digital audio production application for computers, offering a full multitrack audio and MIDI recording, editing, processing, mixing and mastering toolset.

REAPER supports a vast range of hardware, digital formats and plugins, and can be comprehensively extended, scripted and modified. (free to evaluate, $US60 non-commercial use, $US225 commercial use)