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What Music Notation Software Is Best for Writing Eastern Music? 

A question that I’m frequently asked is “what is the best music notation software for Arabic music?” Since it seems to be a perennial question, I thought I’d make a post to collect my thoughts on the question. Though not an exhaustive evaluation, this will be kind of a deep dive.  If you just want my conclusions here they are: 

Conclusions (TL;DR):
If you’re a professional and creating scores for performance purposes: Dorico
If you’re only doing Maqam/makam music and relatively basic scores: Mus2
If you’re

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