NoteWorthy Composer

NoteWorthy Composer

trusted DOWNLOAD 1016 KB


This program received 4 awards

Video tutorial and screenshots

  • General View
  • Main window
  • Notation Tools
  • Create Lyrics
  • Main Screen

Editorial review

All comments (1)

Daniel Ángel Romero Senior editor

The following review written by one of the Software Informer contributors applies to version 1.7
NoteWorthy Composer is a software music composition and notation processor for Windows.

With this program you can write your own songs, or transcribe existing ones, using the notation editor, that allows you to create notation in a similar way to writing a document in a word processor.
You can then add parts, notes, text, lyrics, and symbols. By using a note palette you can visually set most note attributes, with keyboard shortcuts for note entry.

The user can later play back the songs through the computer's sound card, or external MIDI setups. The program will show the notes highlighted as they are played.

An external MIDI keyboard can be also be used for entering your music. You can use the record button to record a song while it´s being played, and later polish it in the notation editor.

You can complete the score adding lyrics, bar lines, persistent notes. You can also transpose notes as you wish, insert tempo, etc.

The final score can be later printed out, or published in Internet.


  • It´s very easy to use and powerful.


  • None.
This software was checked for viruses and was found to be clean. Click here to see antivirus report.
trusted DOWNLOAD 1016 KB

What's new in version 2.5

- New Insert Spacer mechanism
- New Boundary Change for dynamically changing a staff boundary during print
- New Boundary Collapse for dynamically hiding parts on some print systems
- New Boundary Change Staff Gap for creating a gap in the system, commonly used for ending Coda sections
- Full "round trip" support for working with *.nwctxt files
- User tool support for accessing the entire file or just the current selection
- New character map utility for use in creating text expressions via Insert, Text
- Text Expression access to primary and cue sized Staff Symbol Font
- New Edit, Filtered Properties command
- Shape notes
- Pause command during play back
- New Multi-measure Rest
- New Bar Number Panel in the editor which shows the measure numbers for the active staff
- Caesura added to Tempo Variance
- Staccatissimo articulation
- Marcato articulation
- Persistent note tools are now individually configurable
- The Orchestral staff style now supports staff groups, with each different group shown in its own bracket in the conductor score
- Support beaming through a clef change
- An Abbreviated Staff Label can be optionally assigned to each staff
- New page setup option for printing a multi-staff system separator mark
- Special endings now support start, continue, and close configurations
- New special ending bracket height and offset options
- New Transparent bar line style
- Group support to the Mute List tool (2.5.3)
- Individual magnification option to toolbars (2.5.3)
- Toolbar button for inserting a system break (2.5.3)

Publisher's description

NoteWorthy Composer is a software music composition and notation processor for Windows. It allows you to create, record, edit, print and play back your own musical scores. Write your own songs, or transcribe existing songs, using the notation editor and so much more.

Latest comments

  • 0
    Guest 4 years ago

    The simplest, yet powerful music writing software.