Symphony Pro - Music Notation

SymphonyPro 5 is a complete and intuitive app for writing music notation on iPad. It allows you to compose music for just about any size ensemble, from piano, symphonies, band, lead sheets, chord charts, guitar tabs, and more.

Starting Version 5, Symphony Pro now offers handwriting recognition as the only in-app purchase: Perfect with Apple Pencil, and works great with touch or capacitive stylus


• Introducing Handwriting Recognition for Apple Pencil & touch

• Starting Version 5, Handwriting is the only In-App Purchase to enable the complete app

• Now download SP on your iPhone

• 24+ professionally recorded and sound-designed acoustic instruments, free out of the box

• 114 built-in instruments for playback, and auditioning the notes you entered

• Create in standard music notation or tablature

• Edit with an on-screen piano, QWERTY keyboard, or a MIDI input device

• Dozens of shortcuts & gestures to edit & navigate

• Reduce your score size, range, or combination of parts for viewing & editing*

• Up to 48 instruments, 100 staves, 4 voices/layers per score

• Record a part in real-time with clicks at the beat with optional emphasis

• Backup & sync your scores with iCloud*

• Import MusicXML, MIDI, MXL, or Symphony files

• Export as a PDF, MusicXML, MIDI, AAC, or Symphony file

• Large selection of articulations & dynamics

• Multi-measure rests* for parts

• Grace notes

• Customizable notehead symbol & colors

• Chord symbol, lyric, and annotation tools

• Edit the properties of multiple notes and rests simultaneously by multi-note select

• Copy/Paste function supports partial & multi-bar/staff select

• Unlimited undo/redo

• Customizable stem directions & note beaming

• Transposing & concert pitch score option

• Change tempo or clef anywhere in score or bar

• Advanced document management

• Create your own custom project template or use a built-in one

• Customizable part groupings for SATB and instrument families

• Customizable chord symbol, lyric, and annotation font

• Loop playback feature

• Auto-save support




Platform: iOS

Cost: Paid

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MIDI Capable: Yes