Creating and editing sheet music is easy with Cornelius Composer – the best app for composing music.9.99€ / one time purchase.
Discover the world of music composition
Discover the fascinating world of music composition with our beginner-friendly music composer app, which features a simple intuitive interface and animated music note colors.
NEW: Multiple Staves Feature
With our staves feature you can create orchestrations for piano, percussion groups, bands and much more.
Read sheet music
Cornelius Composer supports reading sheet music through the ”Solfège function,” where the notes are reproduced with the sung note names.
Melodic or rhythm view
Change between melodic and rhythmic sheet view with just one click!
Animated music notes
The only music composer App, where you can animate your music notes. Bringing sheet music to life!
Change your note colors
You want to use your own color system? No problem, just change the color to your needs.
Import, edit, and export your creations
Easily import and export your compositions in Midi or MusicXML to continue editing. Export as PDF for printing and sharing in just a few clicks.
Create music on your favorite device
Our app for composing music can be used on touchscreen or mouse-operated devices and is compatible with Mac, Windows, iOs, and Android.
Easily create and reproduce your compositions
Create and save compositions quickly and easily. You can also edit the composition live, during playback!
Choose your instrument
Change your playback instrument as you need it. Easy and fast.
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A Better Creative Experience
Even if it is your introduction to writing music or an alternative to your usual tool, Cornelius Composer is designed to give you the best and the easiest composing experience. To complement your learning process, we have created a series of brief video tutorials, available for free on our channel.
“This little gem is so flexible and has a lot of cool features. The ability to generate solfege singing and also colour code the notes is a fantastic ear training aid for me. I have been importing jazz solos into it for sight singing.”
Ray about Cornelius Composer
“This is the best app for learning and teaching music composition! Great interoperability with other tools that use the defacto import/export format standards.”
Ismael VC about Cornelius Composer
„Comprehensive program for creating notes. Colors for noteheads are adjustable and a small window shows where you are moving the note – very helpful!“
juliansebastian about Cornelius Composer
“Just from using the free version it is a beautiful app. Pretty self explanatory. Fairly easy to use. Looking forward to owning the full version.”
Magic Keys about Cornelius Composer
“Nice and intuitive app to write, save and share music sheet. Works very well and you can listen to what you’re writing on the fly.”
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Cornelius Composer FAQ
Yes, you can! Our latest update has introduced the multi-stave feature, so that you can use as many staves as you need.
For sure! In the full version of the Cornelius Composer app, you are able to import and export as many music sheets as you need. We support Midi, Music XML and PDF. Please be advised that PDFs can only be exported.
Yes, you can save as many music sheets as you need and get back to them whenever you are ready. Your work will not be lost!
That's not a problem. You can navigate to the settings of the music composer app and change the color system the way you need. You can even change the note names, if necessary.
This feature is not available at the moment, but we are working hard to implement it as soon as possible.
This capability is not implemented at the moment, but we are already working on it.
Indeed! If you have access to the Google Play Store, you can use our music composer App.
We are constantly working to improve our app for composing sheet music and deliver unparalleled user experience for you. As such, we require your financial support, - but you can be assured that our pricing is set fairly based on public research. We also offer free trials with all of our apps, so that you can make sure that it is the right fit for your needs.
Due to our efforts to ensure that our apps can also be used by people with disabilities, we have integrated a special mode in Cornelius Composer for people who suffer from color blindness. This way, you won't be deprived of a great gaming experience either and we are working on implementing this mode in our other apps as well.
Yes, you can. Use the export function in the side menu and export the score as PDF. You can then open and print it like any PDF file. Please note that this export function is only available in the full version of Cornelius Composer (i.e. after purchase).
For more technical questions, consult our General FAQ.