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FORTE Delivers Easy to Use Notation Software for Everyday Musicians

FORTE's easy-to-use score writing software strikes the ideal balance between infinite creativity and deceptively simple recording tools

FORTE, an intelligent music notation software, today announced the international availability of its newest notation software, FORTE 5. Developed by the Lugert Verlag Publishing House, FORTE 5 was created as an easy-to-use, affordable alternative to complex and expensive music notation programs currently available today.

FORTE creates an ideal environment for making the kind of music hobbyists enjoy. The FORTE developers are musicians themselves and understand how important an intuitive user interface is in order to create an enjoyable scoring experience. FORTE 5 was developed to feature a visually attractive user interface, a new level of sound quality with a comprehensive orchestral sound library, as well as simplified features, such as added layout editing features.

"Our customers come from various areas of music, but they all agree that making music should not be intimidating or daunting, but an enjoyable experience," stated Alexandre Alves, lead developer, FORTE. "We have developed the new version of FORTE with this concept in mind and have created an easy-to-use software program that makes scoring simple and enjoyable for musicians of all levels."

The new FORTE 5 version features the following:

• New, easier to use interface with improved menu structure and navigation paths

• FORTE Player with orchestral sound library, delivering an enhanced sound quality in an entirely new dimension

• Simplified customized layout options for editing

• Extended XML plug-in featuring the popular MXL format

• Video exporter, allowing musicians to record their music directly in FORTE, upload their videos on video platforms, and share with others

With prices raning from $15 to $249, FORTE is available in four editions: FORTE Basic, FORTE Home, FORTE Premium, as well as a free version. The tutorial video for FORTE's music notation software can be found by visiting For more information about FORTE, please visit

FORTE is a product of the Lugert Verlag Publishing House in Handorf, Germany. The Lugert Verlag has been offering materials for music teachers and musicians, for classes in school, music schools and colleges for many years. Currently, the publishing house offers a wide assortment of magazines, schoolbooks and DVD. Additionally, Lugert produces learning software and sells musical instruments. The FORTE program has been used in 40 countries by more than 10,000 users, and has established itself as a sustainable alternative to expensive programs. For more information, please visit


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