Score Editor

The Score Editor displays MIDI regions as music notation, including notes, rests, and sustain pedal markings. You can add and edit notes and other musical symbols.

Figure. The Score Editor.
  • Score Editor menu bar: Contains the Grid pop-up menu and zoom slider.

  • Score Editor inspector: Contains controls for quantizing note timing and adjusting note pitch and velocity.

  • Display area: Shows the notes in the MIDI regions as musical notation.

  • Ruler: Shows time divisions so you can align and edit notes at precise time positions.

  • Playhead: Shows the current playback position.

Open the Score Editor

Do one of the following:

  • Double-click a MIDI region in the Tracks area, then click Score.

  • Select a software instrument track, click the Editors button Editors button in the control bar, then click Score.

  • Select a software instrument track, choose View > Show Editors, then click Score.

For more information about using the Score Editor, see Score Editor overview.