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Description

*** 'SAVED' message partly obscured on some devices. Files HAVE been saved in DCIM/camera/scores ***

Exports notes, rests, dynamics, articulation, tremolo, hairpins repeats fermata etc.

NB - results depend on a good photo or a high resolution imported image. Can take a little practice.

Place music upright in good light. Make sure the page is flat

Take photo square-on. Good focus essential.

NB PlayScore does not support parts such as Real Books that are handwritten.

See www.playscore.co for more information.

Problems? email us support@playscore.co


PlayScore takes traditional music scanning to the next level. PlayScore understands all the symbols of standard music notation and can play all kinds of sheet music and scores directly from a photo (** requires a good quality camera **)

- Want to hear a song from a book
- Play through a Bach fugue
- Hear or accompany your instrumental or vocal part

Or just browse through a pile of sheet music? then let PlayScore amaze you!

*** NEW! Developers - want to build optical music recognition capability into your apps? See www.playscore.co for details ***

Just hold your device up to the music, take a picture and watch your music come to life as PlayScore plays it right there on the screen, following bar by bar.

PlayScore is recommended by many top classical musicians including John Lubbock CBE (Orchestra of St John), Ian Brown (Nash Ensemble) and top oboist George Caird.

PlayScore works in portrait or landscape and can easily handle a whole page at a time.

PlayScore works best with a well lit, well focused image with the music square on to the page.

PlayScore writes MIDI and MusicXML files for use in Sibelius, Finale and most other music apps and PC and Mac applications.
After you tap the SAVE button you will find JPG, MID and XML files In this folder on your device:

/DCIM/Camera/Scores/

Want to try PlayScore? For the promotional period download our free 2-staff version PlayScore Lite and be listening to your sheet music in seconds

NB We recommend that you try PlayScore Lite on your device first as a few devices are not compatible (see Troubleshooting below)

Instructions:
- Tap the camera button
- Take a well focused, well lit picture of one page of music so it fills most of the screen squarely
- Tap the eye button, then tap Play when it appears

Tips:
- good light and crisp focus. Take the picture square on – see illustration
- tap the metronome button to change the tempo
- tap any bar to play from there

Troubleshooting
If you experiences difficulties when you tap the camera button, try again but this time hold the button down for a moment. Then choose USE SYSTEM CAMERA.
If you still have trouble with PlayScore Lite on your device then please get in touch and we will help.

For more information on making the most of PlayScore Visit www.playscore.co

Preparing for Music Exams?

Associated Board Grade I – VIII, GCSE Music, A-Level music – these are all exams that test your ability to work with music notation.

If you sing or play but want to be better at sight reading PlayScore will help. Want to practice ear training or sight reading exercises without a teacher on the spot? Or suppose you have a book of pieces and you want to hear them through before deciding what to learn. Now you can find out what they should sound like.

Just snap the music and have PlayScore play it back – slow, fast, as many times as you want. You can repeat tricky passages, play along and more.

 $9.99 in Google Play

Screenshots

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Version History

Launched Jan 06, 2015 (about 4 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 4 months, on average.

May 18
2017
(Current)
Version 3.13

Faster, more accurate, better dynamics, more symbols including tremolo notation

May 16
2017
Version 3.11

Faster, improved recognition, more dynamics, more symbols including tremolo notations

Apr 25
2016
Version 2.80

Improved compatibility, recognition and MusicXML support

Jan 12
2016
Version 2.23

Jan 02
2016
Version 2.22

Sep 28
2015
Version 2.00

PlayScore - Fast e-sight reading for Android phones and tablets

PlayScore takes traditional music scanning to the next level. Using the latest techniques in Optical Music Recognition (OCR for music), PlayScore plays music as it should sound, naturally and smoothly.


Musical Notation
PlayScore understands all the symbols of standard music notation and can play all kinds of sheet music and scores.PlayScore reads pages of printed music and plays them back in seconds. Follow the music onscreen as it plays.


If you would like to


- Hear a song from a book
- Play through a Bach fugue
- Hear your instrumental or vocal part


Or just browse through a pile of sheet music ? then PlayScore is your app


Just hold your device up to the music, take a picture and watch your music come to life as PlayScore plays it right there on the screen, following bar by bar.


PlayScore is designed for mobile devices and works in portrait or landscape. PlayScore can easily handle a whole page at a time. It can even pick music out of a scene or out of text.


PlayScore writes MIDI and MusicXML files for use in Sibelius, Finale and most other music applications.


Want to try PlayScore? For the promotional period download our free 2-staff version PlayScore Lite and be listening to your sheet music in seconds


Instructions:
- Tap the camera button
- Take a well focused picture of one page of a brightly lit music so it fills most of the screen
- Tap the eye button, then tap Play when it appears


Tips:
- bright illumination and good focus
- Tap the metronome button to change the tempo
- tap any bar to play from there


Visit www.playscore.co for more on how to make the most of PlayScore

Feb 04
2015
Version 1.10

PlayScore – Fast e-sight reading for Android phones and tablets

PlayScore takes traditional music scanning to the next level. Using the latest techniques in Optical Music Recognition (OCR for music), PlayScore plays music as it should sound, naturally and smoothly.


Musical Notation
PlayScore understands all the symbols of standard music notation and can play all kinds of sheet music and scores.PlayScore reads pages of printed music and plays them back in seconds. Follow the music onscreen as it plays.


If you would like to


- Hear a song from a book
- Play through a Bach fugue
- Hear your instrumental or vocal part


Or just browse through a pile of sheet music … then PlayScore is your app


Just hold your device up to the music, take a picture and watch your music come to life as PlayScore plays it right there on the screen, following bar by bar.


PlayScore is designed for mobile devices and does not need a perfect scanned image. It works in portrait or landscape and easily handles a whole page at a time. It can even pick music out of a scene or out of text.


PlayScore writes MIDI and MusicXML files for use in virtually any music app.


Want to try PlayScore? For the promotional period download our free 2-staff version PlayScore Lite and be listening to your sheet music in seconds


Instructions:
- Tap the camera button
- Take a well focused picture of one page of a brightly lit music so it fills most of the screen
- Tap the eye button, then tap Play when it appears


Tips:
- bright illumination and good focus
- Tap the metronome button to change the tempo
- tap any bar to play from there


Visit www.playscore.co for more on how to make the most of PlayScore

Jan 06
2015
Version 1.01

CamraScore – Fast e-sight reading for Android phones and tablets

CamraScore reads pages of printed music and plays them back in seconds. Follow the music onscreen as it plays.


If you would like to


- Hear a song from a book
- Play through a Bach fugue
- Hear your instrumental or vocal part


Or just browse through a pile of sheet music … then CamraScore is your app


Just hold your device up to the music, take a picture and watch your music come to life as CamraScore plays it right there on the screen, following bar by bar.


CamraScore is designed for mobile devices and does not need a perfect scanned image. It works in portrait or landscape and easily handles a whole page at a time. It can even pick music out of a scene or out of text.


CamraScore writes MIDI and MusicXML files for use in virtually any music app.


Want to try CamraScore? For the promotional period download our free 2-staff version CamraScore Lite and be listening to your sheet music in seconds


Instructions:
- Tap the camera button
- Take a well focused picture of one page of a brightly lit music so it fills most of the screen
- Tap the eye button, then tap Play when it appears


Tips:
- bright illumination and good focus
- Tap the metronome button to change the tempo
- tap any bar to play from there


Visit www.camrascore.co.uk for more on how to make the most of CamraScore

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