Traditional Notation or Tablature – Fast and Easy

  • Easily compose, play back, and edit music
  • Perform scores using Notion as a live instrument and save your performance
  • Create a score on a Mac®, Windows® computer or tablet, and continue to edit on iPad® or iPhone® and vice versa
  • Interactive Entry Tools: Keyboard, Fretboard, Drum Pad, Chord Library (including custom chords)
  • Cross-platform handwriting recognition, powered by MyScript™ for written entry
  • Sequencer overlay to see notation and MIDI data on the same staff
  • Windows touchscreen support… just use your finger or stylus and tap
  • Work with Notion in your native language with options for Sim. Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean and Spanish

Create and Perform with Unmatched Sound Quality

  • Best playback of any notation product, with samples recorded by the London Symphony Orchestra, Roy and Victor Wooten, Neil Zaza, Soundiron, and others.
  • Full guitar and bass articulations in playback
  • Custom rules editor for instrument specific articulations
  • Increase your sonic palette with additional expansion sounds from PreSonus or your favorite VST Instruments and libraries.
  • Process audio with included PreSonus® Native Effects Limiter, Compressor, and Pro EQ plug-ins or other VST plug-ins.
  • Mix with a DAW-style console with up to 8 individual buses
  • Live performance options include play, tap, vamp, repeat, fade, playback dynamics, and navigate with Heads Up Display

Serious Studio Integration

  • Transfer audio and note data between Notion™ and Studio One® anywhere on your network
  • ReWire support (host and slave), with real-time audio and MIDI transfers to a DAW
  • Set music to film with advanced video capabilities
  • Compose to picture with the video window
  • Import video in a variety of formats: MP4, H.264, MPEG, MOV, AVI, M4V, and 3GP on Mac and Windows, plus WMV on Windows
  • Native 64-bit support
  • Retina (Mac) and High-DPI (Windows) support for high resolution displays

Deliver Professional Scores and Polished Performances

  • Print entire scores, individual parts, or lead sheets with chords and lyrics
  • Layout control tools: drag notes, measure lines, time signatures, and more, while avoiding accidental respacing
  • Show/hide parts independently by system for maximum readability
  • Import/export files to/from Finale® and Sibelius® via MusicXML or other apps via Standard MIDI
  • Export scores as PDF files
  • Export WAV or MP3 audio files
  • One-click Bounce All export of individual staves or mixed buses.
  • Share music with fans instantly via SoundCloud™

For all new features, fixes and changes in Notion 6, click here.