Document how to scan a score and import into Musescore

• Jun 16, 2011 - 05:38

Not sure if this should be in Feature Request or Documentation.

A frequently asked question is how to scan a score and enter into Musescore.
The answer is to use another program to do the scanning then save in MusicXML format.
Next, import into Musescore.

Here is a partial list of programs - they are all commercial programs.

Photoscore
http://www.neuratron.com/photoscore.htm

Sharpeye
http://www.music-scanning.com/sharpeye.html

Smartscore
http://www.musitek.com/

Charles


Comments

I'm trying to submit a scanned PDF file of an early 19th century score for conversion to MuseScore using MuseScore's implementation of Audiveris. I tried scanning the page with two different applications (one the HP scanning software that came with my scanner/printer, the other with Adobe Scan (on my iPhone). Both scans failed to be converted. Does anyone have experience scanning and submitting PDF files of old (early 19th century) scores? Thanks

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