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reading sheet music on laptop or tablet

I have no interest in illegal download of sheet music. I am interested in reading sheet music on a pc while playing an instrument. Is there software that you can use and not pay an arm and a leg. I have found sites that allow printing hard copies but I wanted the ability to use a pc in stead of paper.

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So let's say my sheet music is a PDF

why can't I use any number of PDF readers for this? What's so different here that I can't use the usual solution?

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Also...

many Digital Audio Workstations can do this. Plenty of free ones out there.
Dafydd.

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format of view

thanks for you both comments. I always think of pdf being uneditible without buying software. I continued researching after my post and found Music Reader. The features seemed good and $35 is not so bad. However the fact that the software uses its own format requiring the software on the pc is what I would like to avoid. thanks for all input
geoman49

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4 free ones at link.
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May be of use.
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Tablet? iOS or Android?

There are great options for both, but definitely a larger selection on iPad (check some out at the Music Reader Review).

If you're an Android person (or just need large 2-page screen and don't fancy to wait for the iPad Pro), I really recommend the Fakebook sheet music reader. From the bottom up designed for gigging.

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The best virtual lectern to read sheet music on the laptop

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