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  • Mac
Latest version:
2011 c 12/01/11
Last month's downloads:
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Finale is fully compatible with:

  • Mac OS X

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Minimum requirements
Processor: PPC/Intel MHz
Memory: 1 GB
Others: Mac OS X 10.5 or later G4 or better
Registration: Free registration: Publisher's website
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Available languages

  • English

Versions of Finale

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Finale 2011 c 12/01/11 Trial version English
  • Mac OS X

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Only available for 30-day trial.

  • The demo does not save files.
  • The demo prints only the first page and it appears with a “demo” watermark.
  • The demo includes a sample mp3 file in place of Garritan Instrument Sounds.
  • Does not include the new AlphaNotes Font or the Finale Mallets and Finale Percussion fonts.
  • Has a small sample of the Music Education Worksheets.

Professional music composition software

Nick Mead

Recent changes

  • Improved Lyric Entry and Spacing
  • Garritan sounds
  • New Fonts
  • Expanded Percussion Playback
  • Instant Capo Chords
  • Easier Staff Layout
  • Music Education Worksheets
  • Finale AlphaNotes Font
  • Updated Aria Player
  • Improved Pickup measures and more

  • Produces highly professional results
  • Hundreds of features
  • Latest version is much more user friendly
  • Extensive Help documentation
  • Steep learning curve
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No matter what your masterpiece looks like—from simple to advanced—if you can imagine it, Finale can help you create it. Compose, edit, arrange, listen to, and print your music with stunning, professional-quality results. Powerful tools, robust productivity features and incredible speed make Finale the ultimate composing and score-writing tool.

Get up and running quickly

With a score Setup Wizard, QuickStart Video tutorials, and intuitive note entry, you'll be making music in minutes.

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For maximum productivity

Mac momentum

Finale 2007 runs natively on both Intel- and PowerPC-based Macs as well as Windows computers. Finale is the first notation software to take full advantage of today's most powerful computing platforms.

Enter music your preferred way

Play notes in via a MIDI keyboard, brass or woodwind instrument, or import MIDI files. Use Simple Note Entry or SmartScore® Lite Scanning.

Everything in Finale is built to support your creative process. More options and an intuitive interface give you complete creative control of your music.

Take your music to new places

Explore more musical possibilities with powerful features like Band-in-a-Box® Auto Harmonizing, Row-Loff® Marching Percussion, and new Latin Percussion.

Unite music and video

Composing for video or film? Finale 2007 streamlines the technology so you can focus on the art.

Share your music

Create great-sounding .MP3/.WAV/.AIFF files to burn to disk. Or share working Finale files with the free, downloadable Finale NotePad®.

Always evolving, Finale continues to innovate exciting features to help bring your music to life. Preferred by composers, engravers, educators, and students, Finale sets the standard for music notation software

Garritan Personal Orchestra® sounds

More than 100 included

Your music sounds better with Human Playback®

Listen to your music played back with the nuance of live performers.

Create SmartMusic® Accompaniments

Educators can turn Finale files into assignments for the popular SmartMusic practice system in minutes.

Unlock the possibilities for composition students

Finale integrates key sequencer features with the groundbreaking Studio View™.

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