The_Wormy_Guy 0 Posted September 24, 2012 Share Posted September 24, 2012 So here I am writing out some music for a friend's game on staff paper. I'm writing down standardized symbols on graph paper, making it (I think) machine readable. After penciling this in, I turn to my computer and write the same thing again in my DAW as a MIDI file, which is basically a digital version of my paper notation. And do you know what I was thinking while doing this?'This is bulls&%t'I'm doing the same thing twice because I can't think with a mouse and my computer can't read my handwriting. Until there's decent handwriting recognition on a tablet, and notation software that uses it, I can't write on a computer. However, if some intrepid company could enable me to take a picture of some sheet music and then translate those pitches, time signatures, and key signatures into a MIDI file, that would be the bridge between inspiration and creation that I've sought for years. Even if I have to change the dynamics myself and correct a small number of errors, this could save me a ton of time. It seems that Evernote could do this. Link to comment
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