Which FORTE edition is right for you?

On this page you get an overview of the different FORTE editions.
You can find a detailed list of the features included in each edition in the lower section.

Premium
Edition

Create complex scores and
scan sheet music.

$229

Home
Edition

Create impressive scores
for piano, guitar or small ensembles.

$99

Basic
Edition

Write simple melodies
and scores for up to 4 instruments.

$24

System Requirements

Windows® 8, 10™
32- or 64-Bit-Systems

Intel or AMD Processor
DirectX™ compatible Sound Card

2 GB RAM
1 GB Hard Disk Space

Awards

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"Forte [...] is easy to use and has an intuitive interface that allows you to quickly start composing music. Its free companion apps, which allow you to scan music and take your compositions to the stage, are useful and easy to link with the software on your PC."

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What are the differences?

The three FORTE editions differ from each other in the range of features. With all editions you can create scores with any number of bars and pages. Here is a quick overview of the core features included in the different editions.

FORTE Premium

Core Features

  • 32 instruments per system
  • 16 verses per staff
  • 8 voices per staff
  • MIDI live recording

Additional Features

  • ScanScore - Scan sheet music
  • Bandora - Create arrangements
  • FORTE Player - Sound Library
  • Write scores for St. Harmonika
  • Audio export (WAV & MP3)
  • XML Import/Export

Best suited for...

  • Choir or Ensemble leaders
  • Advanced musicians
  • Musicians who want to scan sheet music
  • Musicians who want to create own arrangements

FORTE Home

Core Features

  • 16 instruments per system
  • 6 verses per staff
  • 4 voices per staff
  • MIDI live recording

Additional Features

  • Bandora - Create arrangements
  • Audio export (WAV & MP3)
  • XML Import

Best suited for...

  • Choir singers
  • Hobby musicians
  • Musicians who want to scan sheet music
  • Musicians who do not want to scan sheet music

FORTE Basic

Core Features

  • 4 instruments per system
  • 1 verse per staff
  • 2 voices per staff
  • MIDI-Step-Input

Additional Features

  • Audio export (WAV)
  • XML Import

Best suited for...

  • Beginners
  • Students

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Further FORTE products

In addition to the three main editions, we also offer FORTE Free Edition. Furthermore, you can purchase an educational license from FORTE Premium or extend your existing FORTE license with the FORTE Player Sound Library.

FORTE Free

Core Features

  • 1 instrument per system
  • 2 voices per staff
  • MIDI-Step-Input

Additional Features

  • MIDI Import

Best suited for...

  • FORTE Free is the entry into the FORTE product line and already offers some features to solve simple tasks in music notation.