Accidentals

Various accidental symbols including flats, sharps, and naturals. Microtone accidentals are also included.

  • Platform: Mac and Windows
  • Free or Paid: Free
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Acoustica

Modern notation symbols such as Bartok pizzacato.

  • Platform: Mac and Windows
  • Free or Paid: Free
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Bach

A family of fonts with a combination of notation symbols and standard alphanumeric characters from the Roman typeface. They are designed to be used in word processing programs. The fonts can be used to add music symbols inline with text without creating spacing or alignment problems. Various versions of the font are available including one featuring rhythms without noteheads for Kodaly notation.

  • Platform: Mac and Windows
  • Free or Paid: Free
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Berlin

A font for adding vertical text to music notation programs like Finale and Sibelius. For example, the font can be used to add vertical instrument names and abbreviations to a score instead of the standard horizontal text.

  • Platform: Mac and Windows
  • Free or Paid: Paid
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Big Band Symbols

A font designed for the Mozart notation program. It includes symbols such as ornaments, guitar chord names, and others.

  • Platform: Mac and Windows
  • Free or Paid: Free
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Blank Manuscript

Notation font featuring a complete set of musical symbols. The creator claims it is capable of creating complex scores in word processing software.

  • Platform: Mac and Windows
  • Free or Paid: Paid
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BopMusic

A Sibelius font designed to mimic the handwritten style of jazz charts.

  • Platform: Mac and Windows
  • Free or Paid: Paid
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Bongos

Rhythm notation with "X" noteheads, barlines, repeats, rests, and more.

  • Platform: Mac and Windows
  • Free or Paid: Free
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Boulez

Basic notation font that replaces the standard curly flags on note values of an eighth note or less with a square beam.

  • Platform: Mac and Windows
  • Free or Paid: Free
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Bravura

Music engraving font based on music published in Europe in the 19th and early 20th centuries.

  • Platform: Mac and Windows
  • Free or Paid: Free
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Caeciliae

Notation symbols for Gregorian chant.

  • Platform: Mac and Windows
  • Free or Paid: Free
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Ciconia

Symbols for 14th and 15th century notation.

  • Platform: Mac and Windows
  • Free or Paid: Free
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Clefs

A font with a wide variety of common and uncommon clef symbols.

  • Platform: Mac and Windows
  • Free or Paid: Free
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Controla

Another font from Christian Texier featuring modern notation symbols.

  • Platform: Mac and Windows
  • Free or Paid: Free
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DVMarticulations

A font designed to allow articulations to be centered more easily than other music fonts.

  • Platform: Mac and Windows
  • Free or Paid: Free
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Electronica

Notation symbols for electronic music including symbols for effects (such as chorus, delay, and flanger), microphone position, and more.

  • Platform: Mac and Windows
  • Free or Paid: Free
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FiguredBassMH

A font featuring figured bass symbols.

  • Platform: Mac and Windows
  • Free or Paid: Free
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Firenza

A font featuring medieval notation that can be used with Finale and Sibelius.

  • Platform: Mac and Windows
  • Free or Paid: Paid
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Gonville

Typesetting font compatible with Lilypond. This is intended as an alternative to the standard Feta font included with Lilypond. The font includes all standard notation symbols like clefs, notes, rests, etc. Instructions for installing the font are included.

  • Platform: Mac and Windows
  • Free or Paid: Free
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Jazz Font

Collection of fonts designed to resemble the look of handwritten jazz charts. The fonts include text, percussion symbols, chords, and more.

  • Platform: Mac and Windows
  • Free or Paid: Paid
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Kidnotes

Notes with letter names. The font includes a variety of rhythms and can be used in notation programs or word processors.

  • Platform: Mac and Windows
  • Free or Paid: Paid
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Lassus

Notation font with notes (including staff), clefs, and rests. It includes a limited number of flats, but not sharps. Because of this, it may not be that useful for most situations.

  • Platform: Mac and Windows
  • Free or Paid: Free
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Marl

Comprehensive set of musical symbols including notes, rhythms, dynamics, and more.

  • Platform: Mac and Windows
  • Free or Paid: Free
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Meinrad

A font featuring symbols for chant notation.

  • Platform: Mac and Windows
  • Free or Paid: Free
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Melody

Standard notation font designed for use with word processing software. Symbols include staff lines, notes, accidentals, and more.

  • Platform: Mac and Windows
  • Free or Paid: Free
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MetDemo

A demo version of the Metronome font. The font is fully functional, but does include fewer characters than the full version. Symbols include metronome markings, piano pedalling, and more.

  • Platform: Mac and Windows
  • Free or Paid: Free
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Microtonal Notation

A large collection of accidentals for microtonal music. The download links for the font are near the bottom of the page.

  • Platform: Mac and Windows
  • Free or Paid: Free
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MusicEd

A collection of symbols for creating worksheets, tests, Kodaly, stick notation, and more.

  • Platform: Mac and Windows
  • Free or Paid: Paid
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MusiQwik

Notation symbols for creating simple vocal music. The font includes rhtyhms from 16th notes to whole notes, staff lines, key signatures, time signatures, rests, and more.

  • Platform: Mac and Windows
  • Free or Paid: Free
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MusiSync

Rhythm symbols including barlines, notes, repeats, rests, ties, time signatures, and more. Also includes accidentals and clefs.

  • Platform: Mac and Windows
  • Free or Paid: Free
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NoteHedz

Shape note font with several additional symbols including notes containing letter names, accidentals, and more.

  • Platform: Mac and Windows
  • Free or Paid: Free
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Oslo

Notation font featuring a space-saving design. Elements such as noteheads appear to be smaller than most fonts. Another version of the font called Oslo Extra is also available.

  • Platform: Mac and Windows
  • Free or Paid: Paid
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Paris

Full music notation font with more than 300 hundred symbols. An alternate font called Paris Extra is also available.

  • Platform: Mac and Windows
  • Free or Paid: Paid
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Parnassus

A notation font designed to mimic the look of hand-engraved music. The font is incomplete, but does include basic notation symbols like accidentals, notes, and rests. A description of the font is available here.

  • Platform: Mac and Windows
  • Free or Paid: Free
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Petrucci

A notation font included with Finale.

  • Platform: Mac and Windows
  • Free or Paid: Free
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Rehearsal Fonts

A collection of fonts for notating rehearsal numbers.

  • Platform: Mac and Windows
  • Free or Paid: Paid
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Rhythms

Symbols for rhythms including time signatures, notes, barlines, and more. Mac and Windows

  • Platform: Mac and Windows
  • Free or Paid: Free
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Sagittal Microtonal Notation

Accidentals for microtonal music. TTF, OT, and various other versions available.

  • Platform: Mac and Windows
  • Free or Paid: Free
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Scale Degrees

Numbers for scale degrees with a caret on top. Mac and Windows

  • Platform: Mac and Windows
  • Free or Paid: Free
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Shpfltnat Medium

Symbols including accidentals, rhythms, and more.

  • Platform: Mac and Windows
  • Free or Paid: Free
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Sicilian Numerals

Roman numerals and figured bass text along with accidentals, Schenkarian analysis symbols, and more.

  • Platform: Mac and Windows
  • Free or Paid: Paid
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SingASign

Hand signs and other symbols for teachers who use Orff and Kodaly methods.

  • Platform: Mac and Windows
  • Free or Paid: Paid
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Sonora

Collection of many different musical symbols including articulation, clefs, rhythmic symbols, and much more.

  • Platform: Mac and Windows
  • Free or Paid: Free
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Sonata

Notation symbols including notes, rests, dynamics, clefs, and many more.

  • Platform: Mac and Windows
  • Free or Paid: Free
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Sonata Std Medium

170 music notation symbols for creating high-quality music for publishing.

  • Platform: Mac and Windows
  • Free or Paid: Paid
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StaffClefPitchesEasy

Notation font that allows you to create staves with barlines, clefs, and pitches. Versions for Mac and Windows

  • Platform: Mac and Windows
  • Free or Paid: Free
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StaffWriter

Music notation symbols including notes, rhythms, key signatures, and more. The font is designed for use with word processing software.

  • Platform: Mac and Windows
  • Free or Paid: Paid
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Stockholm Classic

More than 300 notation symbols designed to resemble the look of older music. Compatible with Finale and Sibelius.

  • Platform: Mac and Windows
  • Free or Paid: Paid
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Tempera

A large collection of obscure accidental symbols used in microtonal music. It also includes standard accidentals like flats, sharps, and naturals.

  • Platform: Mac and Windows
  • Free or Paid: Free
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Tempo Indications

Includes symbols used for specifying tempos and metric modulation. Serif and sans serif versions are available for Mac and Windows

  • Platform: Mac and Windows
  • Free or Paid: Free
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Times+Musical Symbols

A font that includes standard text characters in Times Roman with common musical symbols added. This would work well for situations where you need to include musical symbols within text, but don't need a full-fledged music font. Mac only.

  • Platform: Mac and Windows
  • Free or Paid: Free
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Toccata and Fughetta

Two fonts for Finale with more than 400 symbols including articulations, accidentals, shape notes, and many more.

  • Platform: Mac and Windows
  • Free or Paid: Paid
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Tufa

A set of music notation symbols including fret diagrams, clefs, microtonal accidentals, and more. This appears to primarily focus on less common music symbols.

  • Platform: Mac and Windows
  • Free or Paid: Free
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Tuplet Numbers

A replacement font for tuplet numbers in Finale. Mac and Windows

  • Platform: Mac and Windows
  • Free or Paid: Free
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Various Fonts

A collection of paid fonts covering everything from complete sets of music symbols to fingering, microtonal accidentals, rehearsal symbols, and more. The fonts were designed for use with Finale.

  • Platform: Mac and Windows
  • Free or Paid: Paid
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