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Sheet Music Scanner

Instantly listen to printed sheet music!

Many students who are blind or low vision thoroughly enjoy music and participate in music-related classes. Paths to Technology often receives emails asking about how to make music more accessible. The two most common ways to make printed sheet music accessible for students who are unable to see the print is to create braille music or to record the music. Example: If the student plays the trumpet in band, the music teacher may make an audio recording of the trumpet’s part.

The Sheet Music Scanner app is designed to take scanned or uploaded print sheet music and then plays the music in different formats and using different instruments.

Editor’s Note: I am not a musician and do not have personal experience using this app. However, AppleVis has reported that Sheet Music Scanner is accessible with VoiceOver and is easy to use.

Details below are from the written description available in the App Store and in Google Play.

Description of App

Ever wanted to know how that interesting-looking piece of sheet music actually sounds? Now you can know instantly. Just point your iPhone or iPad at the sheet and let it play the notes for you.

Listen to the notes and help yourself learn along the way. Sheet Music Scanner lets you scan and playback from any part of the song, just tap the measure and listen to your sheet music.

You can even choose the instrument, pick the speed and enjoy!

Download Sheet Music Scanner and scan your sheet music today!

2 for 1 universal iOS app: iPhone / iPod touch and iPad – you get Sheet Music Scanner for all your iOS devices for the price of one.

Sheet Music Scanner Features

Export Options

Instruments

Minimum Recommended iOS Devices

iPhone 6, iPad Air, iPad Mini 2

Limitations

Resources

If you experience any problems, please contact support at [email protected]

 

By Diane Brauner

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